Foreign ministry reveals cost of bringing medical equipment to Hungary— but won't comment on why the government picked Budapest-based no-frills airline for the flights rather than specialised cargo carriers.
The economic sentiment indicators started to pick up again in June across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), but there are big differences between the countries as they start to recover from the coronacrisis at their own speeds
Romania's largest online retailer plans to open three more showrooms in Hungary and reach a turnover of €300mn in the country.
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The central bank's goal is to stimulate the economy, benefitting from disinflationary trends and the easing of volatility on global markets.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been a boon for environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds, 85% of which are now outperforming their non-ESG peers, according to a paper released by the Institute of International Finance (IIF)
KPMG report says fewer contraband cigarettes flowing into the EU, but growth in illegal factories within the bloc.
Vienna Initiative report warns banks heading for a "cliff-edge effect of new distressed borrowers", followed by successive waves of new NPLs.
Budapest adopted legislation granting extraordinary powers to the government for an unlimited period raised concerns about future of democracy and fundamental rights in Hungary.
The COVID-19 pandemic may actually strengthen Central and Eastern Europe in relative economic terms to the rest of Europe, argue Marek Belka and Piroska Nagy-Mohacsi (LSE), with Poland being one of the big winners
Post-COVID-19, banks in Central and Southeast Europe expect demand for financing to contract sharply, credit standards to tighten and an increase in NPLs, a new EIB survey shows.
People from the new EU member states that joined from 2004 onwards are more likely to think it is acceptable to do a favour, give a gift or give money to get something from a public administration, shows a new survey from Eurobarometer.
Suzuki, Daimler and Audi closed their Hungarian operations in April. The three companies have a combined 5% share of the country's GDP.
Chairman-CEO of CEE's leading bank OTP, Sandor Csanyi, who also has vast interests in agriculture and the food industry, retained his position as Hungary's richest man.
Emerging markets (EM) stock markets are enjoying their strongest crisis bounceback ever, as coronavirus (COVID-19) infections stabilise and governments remove two-month-long lockdowns.
We have updated bne IntelliNews Despair Index, which better reflects what damage something like the coronacrisis does to the bottom half of society in the countries of New Europe. While the index has ticked up, the damage is limited so far.
Hungary's tourism sector had a record year in 2019, but suffered an immediate blow after border restrictions were introduced from mid-March. Industry insiders say it will take years to recover.
Measures to reduce the size of the shadow economy have produced significant benefits already. The value-added tax gap is estimated to have decreased from 21% in 2013 to around 9% in 2018.