January 2009
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jan2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p4
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The article presents a risk summary of the political, economic and business conditions in Hungary as of January 2009. It states that tensions between Hungary and Slovakia have accelerated following an alleged assault on ethnic Hungarian fans by Slovakian riot police and fans during a football game. The external debt growth forecast for Hungary was reportedly revised to -4.0% from 12.1%. Also noted is the disclosure made by Government Commissioner Ferenc Kondorosi on November 19, 2008 of plans to establish a dedicated national anti-corruption team.


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