Press mood stories for Hungary

Jul 20, 2018 06:19GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Parliament to vote on budget of safe economic growth (Magyar Idok)
There is a lot of confusion in [liberal] LMP [after ethics committee ban on leader Bernadett Szel] (Magyar Idok)
Government continues education reforms (Magyar Idok)
Labour market needs flexibility (Magyar Idok)
Viktor Orban: We will further strengthen friendship between Hungary and Israel (Magyar Idok)
Egg exports increase (Vilaggazdasag)
[Foreign minister] Szijjarto: Hungarian-Israeli economic cooperation is of utmost importance (Vilaggazdasag)
Fuel prices decline (Vilaggazdasag)
Penalty can away MSZP MPs voting against their salary increase (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Market for personal loans explodes (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 19, 2018 06:09GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[Infringement] Procedure can be launched against Hungary [for Stop Soros] (Magyar Idok)
Our country exits from UN migration package (Magyar Idok)
[Innovation minister] Laszlo Palkovics: Energy is important area of sustainable development (Magyar Idok)
Supreme Court can be moved to Esztergom (Magyar Idok)
Small horticulture is in great trouble [of labour shortages] (Vilaggazdasag)
Fixed interest rate loans may become more popular (Vilaggazdasag)
Employment can continue to grow (Vilaggazdasag)
More and more viable Hungarian startups (Vilaggazdasag)
Academy of sciences sees situation as unacceptable [its financing is transferred to innovation ministry] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 18, 2018 06:12GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
We borrow more and more loans (Magyar Idok)
[Socialist] MSZP is not interested even in its own proposals (Magyar Idok)
Convergence between low- and mid-income earning groups (Magyar Idok)
Deputy state secretary: There is no unemployment among graduates recently (Magyar Idok)
New healthcare centre for homeless people to open (Magyar Idok)
Programmes for regional economic development to continue (Magyar Idok)
Much more spending on R&D [in 2017] (Vilaggazdasag)
Outstanding investor interest for Takarekbank mortgage bond issue (Vilaggazdasag)
Weaker forint does not require new budget [for 2019] (Vilaggazdasag)
[Opposition, socialist] MSZP politician also benefits well from public procurement (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Government takes financing of Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 17, 2018 05:55GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Only few people take loans for vacation (Magyar Idok)
Negotiations on financing for Hungarian Academy of Sciences continue (Magyar Idok)
Voters have problem with opposition parties (Magyar Idok)
Parliament adopts main figures of 2019 budget (Vilaggazdasag)
Number of economically active people declines (Vilaggazdasag)
Considerable wage differences in country (Vilaggazdasag)
It is easy for Hungarian graduates to find work (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Investing in start-ups provides major corporate tax relief (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Record high number of retail debtors (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 16, 2018 06:26GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Countries in region help each other [on energy supply issues] (Magyar Idok)
Parliament to vote on next year’s budget [this week] (Magyar Idok)
Reduction of bureaucracy [in tax administration] is significant step forward (Magyar Idok)
[Ruling] Fidesz candidates win in both Veszprem and Miskolc [in interim local elections] (Magyar Idok)
NBH: Budget for 2019 is counter-cyclical (Vilaggazdasag)
[Finance minister] Mihaly Varga is satisfied with new tools for fight with grey economy (Vilaggazdasag)
Lending to continue to expand with new loan macroprudential rules [NBH says] (Vilaggazdasag)
[Tax administration] NAV starts checks on businesses at Lake Balaton (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Interest rates on [outstanding, floating-rate] mortgages start to increase (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 13, 2018 06:14GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Importance of nuclear energy has been proven (Magyar Idok)
Parliament to hold extraordinary meeting [for voting draft budget laws, other laws] (Magyar Idok)
Socialist MSZP, trade unions planning joint protests against fringe benefit restrictions (Magyar Idok)
[Minister without portfolio] Janos Suli: Decision of EU Court [on UK’s nuclear plant] justifies important role of atomic energy (Magyar Idok)
[Foreign minister] Peter Szijjarto: Hungary to fulfil its commitment by 2024 [for defence spending of 2% of GDP] (Vilaggazdasag)
Inflation has not been so high in past six years (Vilaggazdasag)
It would be painful for us to spend on war expenses as Trump demands (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Only 6,000 successful companies carry Hungarian economy on their shoulders (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Strong hike to come for MP wages, they will receive three times average salary (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 12, 2018 06:09GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
There will be no downsizing in public sector (Magyar Idok)
New war begins to unfold among crumpled leftist parties [liberal LMP accused of helping government] (Magyar Idok)
More money for healthcare to be spent next year (Magyar Idok)
Bakery industry to have to raise prices in Aug-Sep (Vilaggazdasag)
Future of competitive Hungary should be based on human resource development (Vilaggazdasag)
Mixed picture on transport and storage sector in 2017 (Vilaggazdasag)
Flour prices may start rising again in autumn (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
New US ambassador also defends CEU in Debrecen (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 11, 2018 05:56GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
EU to give more money for Budapest third subway line renovation (Magyar Idok)
There is no place for political games in Paks nuclear plant expansion project (Magyar Idok)
Net earnings increase in almost all counties [inQ1] (Magyar Idok)
Fuel and tobacco prices have increased significantly (Vilaggazdasag)
Brussels provides nearly half a billion euros to Budapest third subway line (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary has serious goals [to become fifth most competitive country in Europe by 2030] (Vilaggazdasag)
Job portal sends retirees to work in start-ups (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
[Employer association head] Parragh supports 9% minimum wage hike in 2019 (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 10, 2018 06:25GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Leftist parties do not learn anything after third major defeat [in elections] (Magyar Idok)
Viktor Orban also attended inauguration of Erdogan (Magyar Idok)
Next year’s budget is in line with government projections [finance ministry says] (Magyar Idok)
Central bank provides HUF 25bn of fine-tuning forint liquidity swaps (Magyar Idok)
Leasing of construction machinery increases (Vilaggazdasag)
Fuel prices fall (Vilaggazdasag)
We have managed to avoid bigger trouble in pig sector (Vilaggazdasag)
Core inflation to remain low: NBH unlikely to act (Vilaggazdasag)
Private sector needs 200,000 workers (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Orban and Putin to meet again in autumn (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 09, 2018 06:22GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Strong Fidesz victory in Budapest (Magyar Idok)
There have never been such comprehensive tax cuts in our country [since 2011] (Magyar Idok)
Fidesz: Danger of migrant-friendly EU policy has not disappeared (Magyar Idok)
More and more companies choose Tatabanya (Vilaggazdasag)
Retailers need to promise high wages not to lose employers (Vilaggazdasag)
Domestic services sector flourishes (Vilaggazdasag)
[Innovation minister] Laszlo Palkovics to attract German companies to Hungary (Vilaggazdasag)
Trade unions are lobbying for fringe benefits (Vilaggazdasag)
[Power holding] MVM settles many of its debts [in 2017] (Vilaggazdasag)
Nepszava: Orban dictates negotiation agenda for Merkel (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 06, 2018 06:18GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Hungary also protects Germans against immigration (Magyar Idok)
[Innovation minister] Laszlo Palkovics: Allocation of resources for research should be done according to priorities (Magyar Idok)
Our education is on progressive path (Magyar Idok)
[Minister without portfolio] Janos Suli: New blocks [in nuclear Paks plant] to be completed on time (Magyar Idok)
Tax administration is reforming in positive way (Vilaggazdasag)
Lending can benefit from VAT hike [for housing construction] (Vilaggazdasag)
Gasoline price exceeds HUF 400 after new raise (Vilaggazdasag)
Fewer Hungarians go abroad (Vilaggazdasag)
Raiffeisen Hungary expects stronger economic growth (Vilaggazdasag)
Orban and Merkel see reality in different way (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Mainly skilled workers emigrate to work abroad (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 05, 2018 05:55GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Viktor Orban: We will not take anyone [migrant] back (Magyar Idok)
No such shortage of workers on Lake Balaton (Magyar Idok)
Hungary manages to win back markets lost due to swine fever (Magyar Idok)
[Parliamentary speaker] Laszlo Kover: Next year’s EP election to be moment of truth (Magyar Idok)
Budapest competes with Vienna in airport trade (Vilaggazdasag)
Domestic business world shrinks [lower number of companies] (Vilaggazdasag)
Opposition to drain reserves in next year’s budget (Vilaggazdasag)
Retail lending market remains strong in first five months (Vilaggazdasag)
No extension of tax break on construction, strong increases of house prices likely (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Crisis in courts: This is certain road to formation of dictatorships (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Inflation to double if forint remains so weak (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 04, 2018 06:03GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Farmers can apply again [for HUF 21bn of rural development funds] (Magyar Idok)
Emigration has been significantly reduced (Magyar Idok)
[Finance minister] Mihaly Varga: Sustainable economic growth next year (Magyar Idok)
[Foreign minister] Peter Szijjarto: Hungarian-US relations to be reborn (Magyar Idok)
Forint unexpectedly strengthens [despite lack of intervention by government, central bank] (Vilaggazdasag)
Finance ministry is sure of next year’s budget (Vilaggazdasag)
Retail fuel prices rise (Vilaggazdasag)
Germany confirms bilateral political deal on migration with Hungary (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 03, 2018 06:26GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Only another oligarch can help [nationalist] Jobbik? (Magyar Idok)
Weather improves, harvesting starts (Magyar Idok)
[Defence minister] Tibor Benko: HUF 100bn to be spent on new military helicopter purchases (Magyar Idok)
Forint is still at low point (Vilaggazdasag)
Building materials: First price increases [due to forint depreciation] are announced (Vilaggazdasag)
Tax administration starts surveillance on food and drink machines (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary with the third best unemployment rate in EU (Vilaggazdasag)
There are not enough workers in construction (Vilaggazdasag)
We pay HUF 100bn for 20 new helicopters (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Government for EUR/HUF 330 exchange rate: Press overhypes issue, population does not feel it (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jul 02, 2018 06:14GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
PM Orban denies deal with Germany on accepting migrants (Magyar Idok)
No more public money for [nationalist] Jobbik (Magyar Idok)
Tax evasion may fall below 10% [with online billing to enter in force as of Jul 1] (Magyar Idok)
Priorities of Austrian EU Presidency are in line with Hungarian interests (Magyar Idok)
Farewell to boom of low loan interest rates (Vilaggazdasag)
Wage hikes in healthcare to continue (Vilaggazdasag)
London does not expect immediate rate hike by NBH (Vilaggazdasag)
Independent candidate wins mayor interim elections [Fidesz with no candidate] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 29, 2018 06:22GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Viktor Orban: Visegrad countries win great victory (Magyar Idok)
It was good decision to convert forex loans [finance minister Varga says] (Magyar Idok)
Harvesting starts two weeks earlier this year (Magyar Idok)
Magyar Levente: Hungary is making real catch-up [to EU average] (Magyar Idok)
London analysts: Forint may close year at stronger levels (Magyar Idok)
[Finance minister] Mihaly Varga: Competitiveness turnaround has begun (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungarian economic mood in in heavens (Vilaggazdasag)
We are getting closer to full employment (Vilaggazdasag)
Online billing to start as of Jul 1 (Vilaggazdasag)
Central bank speaks on weakening forint [refuses to comment daily exchange rate movements] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
President Ader signs Stop Soros package, constitutional amendments into law (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Consumer-friendly loans could save us HUF 1.5mn [per loan] over next 20 years (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Children do not want to go to vocational schools [record low enrolment for new school year] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 28, 2018 06:17GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Central Europe does not want migrants (Magyar Idok)
Next year’s budget and Hungarian economy are firmly based, according to IMF (Magyar Idok)
Home buyers’ bargaining position improves slightly (Magyar Idok)
Czechs [decision to raise interest rates] set forint for [low] record (Vilaggazdasag)
We did well to choose unorthodox way (Vilaggazdasag)
[Finance minister] Mihaly Varga expects safe growth (Vilaggazdasag)
Retail deposits increase (Vilaggazdasag)
Donald Tusk sends hard message to Hungarian government (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 27, 2018 06:20GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Budget [for 2019] is well founded according to audit office (Magyar Idok)
Our national sovereignty is at stake (Magyar Idok)
Government to open offices in some large rural settlements (Magyar Idok)
Hungary does not accept compromise on mandatory quotas (Magyar Idok)
Audit office sees HUF 120bn risk for next year’s budget (Vilaggazdasag)
Not all companies are prepared for online billing system (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungarian population to decline by half a million people by 2050 (Vilaggazdasag)
Official: Central European University to remain in Budapest (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Tallest office tower in Budapest gets construction permit (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 26, 2018 06:12GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
EP brings political verdict against our country (Magyar Idok)
Government prepares for challenges [with 2019 budget] (Magyar Idok)
Digital competitiveness must be improved (Magyar Idok)
Famous radicals criticise Toroczkai’s rushed party formation (Magyar Idok)
We are really storming the stores this year (Vilaggazdasag)
Decreasing [land market] turnover, rising prices (Vilaggazdasag)
Orban says Sargentini [EP’s civil liberties commission] report tries to exert pressure on Hungary to change its position on immigration (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 25, 2018 06:16GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Jobbik breaks up, Toroczkai’s party is founded (Magyar Idok)
Fight against counterfeit food is huge challenge (Magyar Idok)
[Foreign minister] Peter Szijjarto: It is in Europe’s interest Turkey to be stable (Magyar Idok)
Distillers may be worried about bad crop (Vilaggazdasag)
[Think tank] GKI: Confidence index is at historic peak (Vilaggazdasag)
Companies not to be able to swallow higher tax [after abolishment of fringe benefit system] (Vilaggazdasag)
New US ambassador arrives in Budapest (Vilaggazdasag)
Fighting generations? Government abolishes benefits for workers over 55 (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jobbik: Splitting members should give their mandates back (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
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