Economist János Kornai, holder of the Széchenyi Prize and the French Legion of Honour, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, professor emeritus at Harvard and Budapest’s Corvinus universities, died at age 94, his family told MTI late on Monday.
Hungarian rate-setters raised the central bank’s base rate by 15 basis points to 1.80% at a scheduled meeting on Tuesday. The rate-setters continued a tightening cycle started in June, albeit at a slower pace than in the summer months when rates rose 30 basis points each month. Policymakers had signalled in September that the 15 […]
Thanks to the high inoculation rate, the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic is expected to be relatively weak in Hungary, allowing for an estimated 7% GDP growth this year, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said.
The coronavirus pandemic response measures implemented by the Visegrad Group (V4) countries are centred on preserving and creating jobs, an official of the innovation and technology ministry said after a meeting of V4 labour policy officials in Budapest.
The average price of the 95 petrol will be HuF 5 more from the middle of the week, in the case of diesel the increase will be HuF 7.
The Ambassador of Japan to Hungary, Otaka Masato, visited Debrecen on Thursday (14th October). The Ambassador not only visited the sights of Debrecen, he also took part in a meeting with Mayor László Papp. Important economic issues were also raised at the program, the Debrecen municipality announced.
The government is investing 5.6 billion forints (EUR 15.6m) in a new fund of venture capital fund manager Euroventures through state-owned venture capital fund manager Széchenyi Funds, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said.
Hungary must defend the achievements of its public utility cost reduction scheme, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said.
Output of Hungary’s construction sector grew by an annual 10.2% in August, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Thursday.
Environmental protection and economic competitiveness must go hand in hand when pursuing green goals, Hungary’s foreign minister said in Moscow on Thursday.