Consumer prices in Hungary grew by an annual 9.5 percent in April, up from 8.5 percent in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Tuesday. Food prices rose by 15.6 percent as the price of bread and poultry both jumped by 29.5 percent and dairy products prices climbed 22.5 percent.

Construction output growth slows to 10.5 percent

Hungarian construction sector output grew by an annual 10.5 percent in March, slowing from an increase of 38.5 percent in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.

NBH deputy governor: Hungary economy robust

Hungary's economy is robust, with first-quarter growth estimated over 8 percent, which could put full-year growth around 4 percent, Barnabas Virag, deputy governor of the National Bank of Hungary, said on Thursday.

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NBH deputy governor: Hungary economy robust

Hungary's economy is robust, with first-quarter growth estimated over 8 percent, which could put full-year growth around 4 percent, Barnabas Virag, deputy governor of the National Bank of Hungary, said on Thursday.

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February inflation 3.1 percent

Annual inflation in Hungary was 3.1 percent in February, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said. Inflation grew at a higher rate than 2.7 percent registered in January, with higher tobacco prices due to excise tax increases putting upward pressure on the index. The price ...