Budget deficit narrows to HUF 3,264.9 billion in September

Hungary's cash flow-based budget deficit narrowed to 3,264.9 billion forints (EUR 8.4bn) at the end of September on a surplus of 33.7 billion forints for the month, the finance ministry said in a first release of data on Monday.

Trade surplus widens to EUR 708 million in August

Hungary's trade surplus reached 708 million euros in August, widening from 559 million euros in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a first reading of data on Monday.

August industrial output down 5.3 percent

Output of Hungary's industrial sector in August fell by an annual 5.3 percent, after dropping 2.6 percent in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.

Retail sales down 7 percent in August

Retail sales in Hungary fell by an annual 7.0 percent in August, dropping for the ninth month in a row, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Wednesday.

Government sector deficit 3.1 percent of GDP in Q2

Hungary's government sector had a 570 billion forint (EUR 1.5bn) deficit in the second quarter, equivalent to 3.1 percent of GDP, according to preliminary data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Tuesday.