Press mood stories for Hungary

Jun 22, 2018 06:12GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Earnings growth keeps up (Magyar Idok)
Judgement has already been prepared on basis of Sargentini report [about rule of law in Hungary] (Magyar Idok)
[Nationalist] Jobbik is bleeding members unstoppably (Magyar Idok)
Another airline [Polish LOT] to operate new Budapest-London flight (Magyar Idok)
[State secretary] Katalin Novak: Hungary does not support reduction of cohesion funds (Magyar Idok)
Summer heat gives spark to beer market (Vilaggazdasag)
Commercial war to affect Hungary as well (Vilaggazdasag)
There could be another blow from EU today [EU finance ministers to discuss fiscal policy] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
[State secretary] Szilard Nemeth: National consultation might be included in Constitution (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Many workers may lose due to radical change in fringe benefit system (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 21, 2018 06:20GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Constitutional protection against introduction of refugees (Magyar Idok)
Pest County has left Jobbik too (Magyar Idok)
Public health tax to be also extended to tobacco products (Magyar Idok)
State secretary: Amount of taxes collected increases with reduction of tax rates (Magyar Idok)
Croatia remains most attractive destination for Hungarian tourists (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary is one of cheapest countries in EU (Vilaggazdasag)
One hundred billion package for Paks II (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary’s residence bonds to show up in new Panama records (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 20, 2018 06:12GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Parliament to vote on Constitutional amendment, Stop Soros package (Magyar Idok)
Jobbik can lose around half of its support if it splits (Magyar Idok)
Hundreds of billions of tax cuts to be made in 2019 (Magyar Idok)
[Foreign minister] Peter Szijjarto: Strong EU can only be built on strong member states (Magyar Idok)
Bank card online purchases increase (Vilaggazdasag)
Cabinet submits tax change proposals to parliament (Vilaggazdasag)
Inflation is only anchor of central bank (Vilaggazdasag)
Bank loan portfolio quality improves (Vilaggazdasag)
Illegal employment increases in construction (Vilaggazdasag)
Another national consultation to come, Orban to ask men [about home-creating challenges] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
[Former LMP leader] Akos Hadhazy to leave LMP (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Parliament not to wait, to accept Stop Soros package (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 19, 2018 06:19GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Hungary’s relationship with US is in positive direction (Magyar Idok)
Jobbik’s organisation in Sopron is disbanded as well (Magyar Idok)
Global competition for investments [a number of foreign companies expand investments in Hungary] (Magyar Idok)
Hungarian malt production is in danger (Vilaggazdasag)
Central bank expected to slightly raise its inflation forecast for 2018 (Vilaggazdasag)
Venice Commission also calls for Stop Soros package to be rejected (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
[Innovation minister] Laszlo Palkovics still persuades academics fearing their independence (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Orban to create European anti-immigration party for next year’s EP elections (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 18, 2018 06:18GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Domestic wages continue to increase strongly (Magyar Idok)
Government programmes help reduce housing costs (Magyar Idok)
Whole county organisation leaves [nationalist] Jobbik (Magyar Idok)
Several terrorists have been granted asylum in EU (Magyar Idok)
Prices of wheat and maize rises (Vilaggazdasag)
Central bank tested by speculators (Vilaggazdasag)
Taxation to be made simpler next year (Vilaggazdasag)
Forex exposure significantly decreases (Vilaggazdasag)
Profit of domestic banks declines (Vilaggazdasag)
We have new chairman of [socialist] MSZP [Bertalan Toth] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 15, 2018 06:21GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Billions spent on improving working conditions of nurses (Magyar Idok)
Kunhalmi not to be [socialist] MSZP president (Magyar Idok)
EU budget proposal is contrary to EU principles [government spokesman says] (Magyar Idok)
Budget buffers can ensure target is met (Magyar Idok)
Parliament to vote on constitutional revision, Stop Soros package on Jun 20 (Magyar Idok)
Government’s actions [banning homelessness] serve dignity of homeless people (Magyar Idok)
Employing retirees to become easier (Vilaggazdasag)
Global developments justify 50% increase in budget reserves [finance ministry state secretary explains] (Vilaggazdasag)
Half of funding for Hungarian Academy of Sciences transferred to new innovation ministry (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Supervision of gambling put under PM Orban’s authority (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Merkel is EU team captain, Orban plays right wing (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 14, 2018 06:03GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Stable growth is targeted with [draft 2019] budget (Magyar Idok)
[Finance minister] Mihaly Varga: Forint exchange rate will stabilise (Magyar Idok)
Municipalities start looking to attract tourists through internet (Magyar Idok)
Premium revenue from pension insurance increases by one third in 2017 (Vilaggazdasag)
Budapest and tourism to receive more money next year (Vilaggazdasag)
Mercedes plant in Kecskemet makes smooth transition from B-Class to A-Class production (Vilaggazdasag)
[State development bank] MFB offers favourable source of lending (Vilaggazdasag)
Gigabank may be built for [Orban-friendly businessman] Lorinc Meszaros (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
One hundred members [only] leave [nationalist] Jobbik (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 13, 2018 05:42GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Domestic guest turnover increases (Magyar Idok)
Parliament can accept Stop Soros package next week (Magyar Idok)
Scandal in Brazil to be good for Hungarian poultry producers (Magyar Idok)
New solutions should be used to strengthen competitiveness of public sector [on labour market]
Ratio of forex debt falls under 20% (Vilaggazdasag)
Gender pay gap decreases [men wages 14% higher than women in 2015 compared to 17.6% in 2010] (Vilaggazdasag)
Regional cooperation in defence of EU funds for agriculture (Vilaggazdasag)
Fidesz wants to ban homelessness in Constitution (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Orban is relieved to learn that Italy will not accept refugee boat (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 12, 2018 05:44GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
More and more people support Toroczkai’s [intra-Jobbik] movement (Magyar Idok)
Less wheat, higher corn yields (Magyar Idok)
Multi-party discussions are held on constitutional amendment (Magyar Idok)
[State secretary] Bence Retvari: Government takes several measures to strengthen nurseries (Magyar Idok)
Hungarian beer market is growing in quality and quantity (Vilaggazdasag)
Discount chains have developed remarkably (Vilaggazdasag)
Competitiveness is needed for further economic growth (Vilaggazdasag)
More neutral budgets expected in coming years (Vilaggazdasag)
[Parliamenary speaker] Kover on large Constitution overhaul: I do not see such need for it myself (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 11, 2018 06:19GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[Nationalist] Jobbik’s break-up may accelerate (Magyar Idok)
Flight tickets are not expensive at present (Magyar Idok)
Employers use health insurance as incentives to attract workers (Magyar Idok)
Loans are increasingly used to finance house purchases (Vilaggazdasag)
Government debt may continue to fall (Vilaggazdasag)
Vali Valley to be developed as international tourist destination (Vilaggazdasag)
Orban receives unexpected praise from Merkel (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Two more MPs to take oath in parliament today (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 08, 2018 05:57GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[PM Office head] Gergely Gulyas: Regular consultations between Fidesz and German CDU (Magyar Idok)
Aim is to further reduce tax burden on work and business (Magyar Idok)
Economic growth is also reflected on budget revenue (Magyar Idok)
Venture capital invested in 95 companies in Hungary last year (Magyar Idok)
Turnover of domestic rail freight companies reaches HUF 150bn last year (Vilaggazdasag)
Debt and deficit reduction can be maintained [Fiscal Council says] (Vilaggazdasag)
MOL reduced retail fuel prices (Vilaggazdasag)
Picture of housing market is becoming more blurred (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary to continue to cooperate with FAO (Vilaggazdasag)
Improving Hungary’s position [in post-2020 EU funding] is not hopeless but not easy (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Savings of PM Orban decline [in past five months] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 07, 2018 06:20GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[DK leader] Ferenc Gyurcsany to try to re-unite leftist parties (Magyar Idok)
Own products are needed in Hungarian construction industry (Magyar Idok)
[Finance minister] Mihaly Varga: Tax administration’s free online billing software to reduce tax evasion (Magyar Idok)
[Businessman] Lajos Simicska gets rid of weekly Heti Valasz (Magyar Idok)
Turnover of drug stores speeds up (Vilaggazdasag)
Inflation expected to pick up in May (Vilaggazdasag)
Online billing services to enter into force as of Jul 1 (Vilaggazdasag)
[Jobbik MP] Dora Duro to surrender parliamentary mandate on conditions (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Billions of profits for public utilities (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 06, 2018 06:23GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Tax administration also controls students (Magyar Idok)
Security of our country is above all (Magyar Idok)
There must be constitutional protection against re-settlement (Magyar Idok)
There are many common points between Hungary and Germany in assessing migration crisis (Magyar Idok)
[Retailer] Spar opens towards e-commerce (Vilaggazdasag)
Boom on Hungarian advertising market (Vilaggazdasag)
Growth in consumer loans (Vilaggazdasag)
WB also improves growth forecasts for Hungary (Vilaggazdasag)
Digitalisation is slow in Hungarian banking sector (Vilaggazdasag)
We can refuel cheaper (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Constitutional Court not to decide yet on CEU or NGO laws (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Any other Hungarian university is better than CEU [according to parliamentary speaker Laszlo Kover] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Bertalan Toth with highest chance to head [socialist] MSZP (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 05, 2018 05:55GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
EU fund reduction [for Hungary] may be less than proposed (Magyar Idok)
Action plan is needed to protect Hungary (Magyar Idok)
[Foreign minister] Peter Szijjarto: Hungary does not agree that migration is good (Magyar Idok)
[Justice minister] Laszlo Trocsanyi: Hungary not to join European Prosecutor Office yet (Magyar Idok)
Agricultural exports to China could be increased (Magyar Idok)
Declining sales, increasing profit [of Budapest bus operator BKK] (Vilaggazdasag)
[Tax administration] NAV investigates fiscal fraud cases worth HUF 94.4bn (Vilaggazdasag)
There will be significant secondary effects from cheap lending programme [according to central bank] (Vilaggazdasag)
Fidesz and European People’s Party: Orban has options and blackmail potential (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Cabinet to dismiss head of National Office for R&D and Innovation (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 04, 2018 06:12GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Hungary needs to be protected (Magyar Idok)
There are bribes in Jobbik again (Magyar Idok)
Figyelo: Recovery of real estate market continues (Magyar Idok)
Analyst: Disappearance of Together not surprising, no split in Jobbik (Magyar Idok)
Tax revenues grow by more than HUF 600bn last year (Vilaggazdasag)
Less teachers in secondary schools (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary’s most influential business people [Sandor Csanyi, Lorinc Meszaros, Gyorgy Matolcsy, according to Manager magazine] (Vilaggazdasag)
Moody’s does not review Hungary’s rating (Vilaggazdasag)
[LMP ex-leader] Akos Hadhazy to take parliamentary oath today [after boycotting parliament’s inaugural session] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jun 01, 2018 05:15GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Tax administration electronic services become increasingly widespread (Magyar Idok)
Army needs modern technology and patriotism (Magyar Idok)
Flex Electronics opens new automotive factory hall in Zalaegerszeg (Magyar Idok)
Tourism sector development should be stimulated by VAT cut [according to sector representatives] (Magyar Idok)
We spend on average HUF 4,000 per month on our health (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary can reach EU’s forefront [in digitisation] within ten years (Vilaggazdasag)
New motorway section can be built to border with Romania (Vilaggazdasag)
Together party expected to dissolve itself (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
May 31, 2018 06:08GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Opposition cannot overcome defeat on Apr 8 elections (Magyar Idok)
Opposition rejects Stop Soros package (Magyar Idok)
Orchards can be significantly expanded (Magyar Idok)
Government and city administration intend to make significant developments in Budapest (Magyar Idok)
Employment should continue to increase (Magyar Idok)
Hungarians spend the most on food (Vilaggazdasag)
Railway MAV achieves good results last year (Vilaggazdasag)
[Foreign minister] Szijjarto: Hungary not to join hysterical critics of US (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
May 30, 2018 06:20GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[Foreign minister] Szijjarto meets Mike Pompeo (Magyar Idok)
Government prepares political armour against migration (Magyar Idok)
[Finance minister] Mihaly Varga: Government focuses on reducing government deficit and debt (Magyar Idok)
Turbine producer for Paks 2 [General Electric] counts also on Hungarian suppliers (Vilaggazdasag)
Carbon footprint of Hungarians increases very strongly (Vilaggazdasag)
Government wants to maintain long-term investment-friendly environment (Vilaggazdasag)
EC foresees less cohesion funding for Hungary in 2021-2027 (Vilaggazdasag)
Prices of diesel rises, prices of gasoline remains unchanged (Vilaggazdasag)
Although he hates Orban, Soros’s plan is not so much anti-Orban (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Leader of European People’s Party defends Orban (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Tightened Stop Soros package has been submitted (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
May 29, 2018 06:24GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Hungary has not become country of emigration [only 5.2% of working-age Hungarians work in another EU country] (Magyar Idok)
Parliament starts discussion on Stop Soros package today (Magyar Idok)
Hungarian-Vietnamese economic relations improve rapidly (Magyar Idok)
Number of jobseekers falls further in April (Magyar Idok)
Economic performance provides favourable environment for deficit and debt reduction (Vilaggazdasag)
What yields expected to be mixed this season [depending on region] (Vilaggazdasag)
Wages of skilled workers increase mostly (Vilaggazdasag)
Most Hungarian milk producers are competitive on EU market as well (Vilaggazdasag)
Merkel’s party reminds Orban again: There are limits (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Number of emigrating Hungarians doubles since 2012 (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
FT: Brussels to take away quarter of EU support from Hungary (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
May 25, 2018 06:28GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Stop Soros package to be submitted next week (Magyar Idok)
PM Viktor Orban: New rules should be created for Hungary’s security (Magyar Idok)
[Jobbik’s new platform leader] Toroczkai to be isolated from party (Magyar Idok)
[Opposition-supported mayor] Peter Marki-Zay may be in great trouble [evidence to be funded from criminal money] (Magyar Idok)
Rich [Hungarians] grow richer (Vilaggazdasag)
Fuel becomes more expensive (Vilaggazdasag)
Retail securities remain popular [State debt manager CEO Gyorgy Barcza says] (Vilaggazdasag)
PM Orban: Liberal democracy is empty, new spirit is needed (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Jobbik’s leadership launches disciplinary, ethic procedures against [new intra-party platform founder] Toroczkai (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
May 24, 2018 05:47GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Hungarian hotels are on right side of regional tourism development (Magyar Idok)
[Jobbik chairman] Sneider stands up against [intra-party] platform (Magyar Idok)
Testing of automatic cars on new track to begin in September (Vilaggazdasag)
We will stay out of eurozone for a while [Convergence Report shows Hungary not fulfilling Maastricht criteria] (Vilaggazdasag)
Balance of trade with agriculture and food products is still positive (Vilaggazdasag)
Rough assessment from Brussels: EC proposes significant deviation procedure (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
[Former deputy state secretary] Norbert Izer to be in charge of tax administration (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
May 23, 2018 06:25GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
President appoints new state secretaries (Magyar Idok)
[Nationalist] Jobbik may break due to Toroczkai (Magyar Idok)
Number of jobseekers in Zala county declines by 13% (Magyar Idok)
Hungarian government initiates new NATO policy on Ukraine (Magyar Idok)
Factoring market continues to grow (Vilaggazdasag)
[State Audit Office] SAO: Hungarian economy is whitening (Vilaggazdasag)
Well done to one of big banks [CIB increases loan portfolio by 35% in Q1] (Vilaggazdasag)
Domestic car financing market may continue to grow this year (Vilaggazdasag)
Weakening of forint does not bother [NBH governor] Matolcsy and government (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Markets are not happy with Matolcsy’s message, forint is weakening again (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
EU perceptions in Hungary are particularly positive (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
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