July 2009
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jul2009, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p4
Country Report
The article presents a political, economic and business risk assessment for Hungary for 2009. The foreign ministry of Hungary is finalising plans to reduce the size of its overseas diplomatic network as a cost-saving measure. Preliminary data from the Central Statistical Office revealed that the country's economy contracted by 6.4% in real terms during the first quarter. A survey conducted by the National Bank of Hungary (NBH) revealed that the lending activity by financial institutions may experience a slight improvement starting second quarter.


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