Press mood stories for Hungary

Oct 19, 2018 05:58GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Hungary to still protect its borders in future (Magyar Idok)
Strong increase in traffic on Budapest airport (Magyar Idok)
[Nationalist] Jobbik deals with money with unknown origin (Magyar Idok)
Fuel prices decrease (Magyar Idok)
Real estate funds are in demand in Q1-Q3 (Magyar Idok)
Trained workers and shopkeepers remain most in demand (Vilaggazdasag)
More than 2.5mn Hungarians endangered by poverty in 2017 (Vilaggazdasag)
Growing production, improving profitability in dairy sector (Vilaggazdasag)
The stronger the stock market, the more advanced the economy (Vilaggazdasag)
Chinese Wailian invests in Hungarian education (Vilaggazdasag)
Fidesz: Verhofstadt is greatest threat to Christianity (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 18, 2018 06:07GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
There are less burglaries, robberies and car accidents (Magyar Idok)
Hungary says no to Frontex (Magyar Idok)
Hungary makes great progress in renewed competitiveness ranking (Magyar Idok)
Government wants to operate state with smallest bureaucracy possible (Magyar Idok)
Danube transport suffers due to low water levels (Vilaggazdasag)
Increase of gold reserves is well received by markets (Vilaggazdasag)
Automotive industry is driving force behind Hungarian economy (Vilaggazdasag)
Orban alone does not support top candidate [to head the EC] of European People’s Party (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
First homeless person is sentenced in Godollo (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Ukrainian mafia buys luxurious properties in Budapest (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
No party has officially initiated Fidesz’s exclusion from European People’s Party (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 17, 2018 06:25GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Parliament majority rejects Sargentini [Art. 7] report (Magyar Idok)
State can enter pension market (Magyar Idok)
Treasury to start paying EU agricultural subsidies soon (Magyar Idok)
[Deputy party leader] Janos Volner leaves [nationalist] Jobbik (Magyar Idok)
Country brand brings competitive advantage (Magyar Idok)
Employment rate of young Hungarians is above EU average (Magyar Idok)
Spending under job protection programme declines (Vilaggazdasag)
Central bank does not change base rate (Vilaggazdasag)
Goal is to become leading tourist destination in central Europe (Vilaggazdasag)
Worker confidence in workplace is very high (Vilaggazdasag)
Government cannot be proud of cases of child poverty (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Rough weekend ahead of [liberal] LMP [due to chairwoman election] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Nearly 100,000 sign petition for Hungary to join European Public Prosecutor’s Office, according to MP Akos Hadhazy (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
President Ader is not impressed, signs new law on [removing state subsidies for] housing savings (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 16, 2018 06:45GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[Foreign minister] Peter Szijjarto: Hungary is interested in good neighbourly relations with Ukraine (Magyar Idok)
General Prosecutor’s Office to investigate [nationalist] Jobbik’s money (Magyar Idok)
No more tricks with wages [no increase in abuses despite wage hikes] (Magyar Idok)
Strong turnover in hotels expected this weekend (Magyar Idok)
Housing saving support can cease today (Vilaggazdasag)
First phase of Zalaegerszeg test track [for autonomous vehicles] to be completed by year-end (Vilaggazdasag)
Morgan Stanley does not expect any change from central bank [today] (Vilaggazdasag)
Autumn harvest proceeds well but rainfall is needed (Vilaggazdasag)
Tax authority [NAV] publishes list with largest tax debtors [49 companies and 44 private individuals] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 15, 2018 05:49GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
All homeless people are provided with care (Magyar Idok)
[Foreign minister] Peter Szijjarto: We will vote against any sanctions on Poland (Magyar Idok)
Opposition parties are at disadvantage [no opposition candidate for Budapest mayor nominated] (Magyar Idok)
Difference between highest and lowest average earnings has decreased (Magyar Idok)
Debrecen is at forefront of drug development (Vilaggazdasag)
There are fewer defaulting retail debtors (Vilaggazdasag)
Cabinet to launch another HUF 8bn package for support to construction sector (Vilaggazdasag)
Opposition [mayor] candidate wins in Szombathely (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Government wants to dismiss hundreds of people out of public sector (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 12, 2018 06:18GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
World’s largest fund manager [BlackRock] expands in Budapest (Magyar Idok)
[Jobbik’s deputy leader] Janos Volner expects to be excluded from party (Magyar Idok)
Investments worth HUF 1,100bn expected in Budapest (Magyar Idok)
Fuel consumption rises in Q1-Q3 (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungarian-Russian agriculture relations improve (Vilaggazdasag)
Working hours of Hungarians are increasing (Vilaggazdasag)
There are plenty of challenges on [leasing] market (Vilaggazdasag)
Viktor Orban praises Greek extreme right in letter (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Putin outlines to PM Orban specific plans for further cooperation in various fields (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 11, 2018 06:27GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
EU supports Budapest’s innovative urban development ideas (Magyar Idok)
Few politicians can have such impact on PM [like Budapest mayor Tarlos] (Magyar Idok)
Wave of road renovation works is expected in Hungary (Magyar Idok)
Hungarian IKEA registers strong turnover growth (Vilaggazdasag)
Employer association: Reduce the social contribution from January (Vilaggazdasag)
[Economic researcher] Kopint-Tarki raises its growth forecast [to 4.6% for 2018] (Vilaggazdasag)
Trade union proposes 37% minimum wage hike for 2019 (Vilaggazdasag)
Government wants to increase army size by 8,000 soldiers (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungarian economy grows strong but slowdown to come soon (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 10, 2018 06:28GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[Nationalist] Jobbik still at risk to split (Magyar Idok)
Budapest to elect Istvan Tarlos [for mayor] (Magyar Idok)
EU Council to discuss Art. 7 procedure against Hungary next week (Magyar Idok)
There are enough gas reserves for winter (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary and Turkey want to tighten their economic ties (Vilaggazdasag)
Development grants to county centres may exceed HUF 1,000bn by 2019 (Vilaggazdasag)
Inflation data slightly exceeds expectations (Vilaggazdasag)
Orban’s government receives 354 refugees this year (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Fuel prices increase (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Venice Commission also examines special immigration tax (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Hilary Clinton: Autocracy in Hungary is one of biggest threats to EU (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 09, 2018 06:27GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Turkey’s stability is in our country’s interest (Magyar Idok)
Pension bonus to arrive in November (Magyar Idok)
IMF improves Hungary’s GDP growth forecast for this and next years (Magyar Idok)
NATO inspectors arrive in Hungary [to examine preparedness of combat troops] (Magyar Idok)
Uncertain outlook for Hungarian bond yields (Vilaggazdasag)
Wages of two-thirds of workers are below average wage (Vilaggazdasag)
Viktor Orban wants strong cooperation with Turkey (Vilaggazdasag)
PM Orban wants military cooperation with Turkey (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
IMF increasingly trusts Hungarian economy (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Hundreds of people can be dismissed from public administration within weeks (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 08, 2018 06:10GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[Nationalist] Jobbik comes to edge of breaking (Magyar Idok)
Wage consultations for 2019 to begin on Oct 9 (Magyar Idok)
Gap between low and high wages decreases (Magyar Idok)
Bavarians are grateful to us for moderating migration pressure (Magyar Idok)
Pharmaceutical industry is strategic sector (Magyar Idok)
Viktor Orban welcomes Erdogan in Budapest (Vilaggazdasag)
Mercedes plant in Kecskemet hunts for engineers (Vilaggazdasag)
[Finance minister] Mihaly Varga: Converging EU Member States should be helped, not punished [through EU budget] (Vilaggazdasag)
GDP growth may be above 4% next year [according to analysts] (Vilaggazdasag)
[Hodmezovasarhely mayor] Marki-Zay wants new elections in Hodmezovasarhely (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 05, 2018 06:23GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Potato production continues to fall (Magyar Idok)
[Foreign minister] Peter Szijjarto: Strange that Ukraine is installing military forces to border of NATO members (Magyar Idok)
Agriculture minister: Need for cooperation in domestic apple production (Magyar Idok)
Jobbik congress attended by fewer members than leadership claimed (Magyar Idok)
Government rejects European Parliament’s proposal for 25% ceiling on VAT rate (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary receives considerable resources [from EIB] (Vilaggazdasag)
SMEs need loans for modernisation (Vilaggazdasag)
Number of company liquidations falls, total number of existing companies down as well (Vilaggazdasag)
[Leftist parties] MSZP, Dialogue and Momentum collect signatures for Hungary to join European Public Prosecutor Office (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Audit office proposes suspension of state subsidies to Dialogue, Momentum [for not submitting documents for audit] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 04, 2018 06:17GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Ukraine puts pressure on our country (Magyar Idok)
Leftist, liberal opposition does not consider security of Hungarians as most important (Magyar Idok)
[State secretary] Peter Cseresnyes: Some 2,000 kindergartens will be renewed or built by 2020 (Magyar Idok)
Two presidents at [nationalist] Jobbik’s helm [Vona still registered as party leader in court] (Magyar Idok)
Online trade can grow by 20% this year (Vilaggazdasag)
K&H not to sell brokerage business (Vilaggazdasag)
Housing expenditure is problem for third of households (Vilaggazdasag)
Food industry is one of key sectors of Hungarian economy (Vilaggazdasag)
Study finds shortcomings in language teaching in Hungary (Vilaggazdasag)
No success in government’s efforts to reduce bureaucracy [according to research] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
European Parliament decides to reduce VAT in Hungary (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 03, 2018 06:11GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Pensioner bonus may increase to HUF 18,000 this year (Magyar Idok)
Railway bridge in south of Budapest is renovated from EU funds (Magyar Idok)
Energy innovation council is formed (Magyar Idok)
Ministry presents roadmap for smart development of local governments (Magyar Idok)
Hungary to send more EU fund invoices to Brussels at end-October (Vilaggazdasag)
[National Audit Office] SAO finds irregularities at waste management company (Vilaggazdasag)
Healthcare state secretary resigns [reportedly after conflict with minister] (Vilaggazdasag)
Fidesz must leave European People’s Party according to Manfred Weber’s challenger [for EC top post, Alexander Stubb] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Sargentini [Art. 7 report] to be on parliament’s agenda again today (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Mayors laugh at government’s village development idea (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 02, 2018 06:23GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Parliament can adopt bill strengthening defence of security interests (Magyar Idok)
Retailers already prepare for year-end festive season (Magyar Idok)
Demographic consultations to begin soon (Magyar Idok)
National security committee to assess border protection at next meeting (Magyar Idok)
Concentration in domestic manufacturing [number of manufacturing companies constantly decreases] (Vilaggazdasag)
New railway wagons for Egypt are produced in Dunakeszi (Vilaggazdasag)
Oil has not been so expensive in past four years (Vilaggazdasag)
It would have been better without it – there is at least one Fidesz MP who is not happy with Orban’s [luxury] private flights (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Oct 01, 2018 06:29GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Fidesz can be most successful European party on EP elections [according to pollster Nezopont] (Magyar Idok)
[Co-ruling] KDNP: We have to support the elderly (Magyar Idok)
[Fidesz faction head] Mate Kocsis: Hungary can expect brutal attacks in EP campaign (Magyar Idok)
[Railway company] MAV: Direction is goods and [performance] numbers are better (Vilaggazdasag)
Finance ministry presents final 2017 accounts to parliament (Vilaggazdasag)
Banks manage with increased demand for housing loans (Vilaggazdasag)
Fidesz defeats Momentum’s [mayor] candidate in Kobanya (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Hungarian-Ukrainian conflict can become total diplomatic war (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Sep 28, 2018 06:15GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[Nationalist] Jobbik can decide on taking new direction (Magyar Idok)
There is no decision on minimum wages yet (Magyar Idok)
Question is whether or not initiatives to overcome sovereignty can be stopped (Magyar Idok)
Diesel prices rise, gasoline prices remain unchanged (Vilaggazdasag)
Almost all Hungarian companies are involved in world trade (Vilaggazdasag)
Highway sticker prices to rise, to generate HUF 5bn of budget revenues (Vilaggazdasag)
Orban: There are many sport centres still to be built (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Unparalleled mobilisation of public media in Orban’s defence [about his luxury plane trip] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Sep 27, 2018 06:17GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Construction sector calls for stronger and more frequent labour inspections (Magyar Idok)
[Parliamentary speaker] Laszlo Kover: EP elections to determine future of Europe (Magyar Idok)
Pig farmers can raise prices [due to labour shortages, rising feed prices and swine fever] (Magyar Idok)
Laszlo Kover: Hungary and Poland can only count on themselves and each other (Magyar Idok)
One-fifth of [utility] bills are paid late (Vilaggazdasag)
Caution! Dependence on car industry increases (Vilaggazdasag)
GDP growth could be just over 3% next year [according to economic researcher Penzugykutato] (Vilaggazdasag)
[Ex-LMP leader] Bernadett Szel does not rule out leaving LMP (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Government takes over debt of Fidesz mayors again (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Sep 26, 2018 06:38GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
New security challenges threaten part of world considered safe so far [foreign affairs minister Peter Szijjarto says] (Magyar Idok)
European Parliament could condemn Sargentini report in two weeks (Magyar Idok)
Viktor Orban: Europe can overcome competitive disadvantage by training excellent professionals (Magyar Idok)
[Innovation minister] Laszlo Palkovics to be responsible for development of automotive industry in Debrecen [location of new BMW plant] (Magyar Idok)
Hungary issues Eurobonds at lowest interest rate so far (Magyar Idok)
Tighter retail loan rules to affect small share of borrowers (Vilaggazdasag)
[Independent think tank] GKI increases GDP growth forecast for 2018 [from 4.0% to 4.2%] (Vilaggazdasag)
Hungary is well [in EU fund absorption] on regional level but 80% of funds are still in Brussels (Vilaggazdasag)
G7 [portal]: KDNP’s Oltyan voice is decisive in management of [news portal] Index (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Sep 25, 2018 06:23GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
EU affairs committee in European Parliament supports Fidesz’s decision against immigration (Magyar Idok)
EU leaders want Hungarians to behave like good kid (Magyar Idok)
Construction association proposes eight measures to stimulate home buyers (Magyar Idok)
Spending on tobacco products picks up in summer (Vilaggazdasag)
Total of HUF 16.3bn to be spent on healthcare development in various cities (Vilaggazdasag)
Illegal employment still high, concentrated in hospitality and construction (Vilaggazdasag)
London analysts [Fitch Solutions] expect central bank to start interest rate hikes later (Vilaggazdasag)
Every tenth employee is working on black market (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Sep 24, 2018 06:08GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
[Socialist] MSZP spends its high wealth within thirty years (Magyar Idok)
More and more people work from home (Magyar Idok)
Hungary’s competitiveness is fundamentally determined by innovation capability (Magyar Idok)
FGS Fix provides helping hand for modernisation of Hungarian businesses (Vilaggazdasag)
Dry weather negatively affects onion, potato harvest (Vilaggazdasag)
Average amount of personal loans increases (Vilaggazdasag)
[European People’s Party chairman] Manfred Weber: Orban did not show compromise (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
PM Orban willing to pay millions for rights to tennis tournament (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Notary fees to double as of October (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Sep 21, 2018 06:43GMT, Hungary, CEEMARKETWATCH.
Electric vehicles from Audi Hungaria [to start producing engines for electric cars] (Magyar Idok)
Fidesz remains member of the European People’s Party (Magyar Idok)
[EU] court poured clean water into cup of forex creditors [rules Hungarian courts have the power to examine fairness of clause in contracts for bearing forex risk] (Magyar Idok)
[Government] debt might be affected by EU money [if some projects are found ineligible for EU financing] (Vilaggazdasag)
NBH upgraded its GDP projection for 2020 (Vilaggazdasag)
Sixty-seven months of rising wages (Vilaggazdasag)
Audi will produce electric cars in Gyor (Vilaggazdasag)
Government to recapture EU money distributed before the elections [tells local governments to return money not used] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
Dietary supplements might be more expensive next year [to be charged with 27% VAT instead of current 5%] (Heti Vilaggazdasag)
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