Demand And Supply Of Credit Looking Weak

March 2011
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Mar2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p5
Country Report
The article presents an economic outlook for Hungary as of March 2011. It mentions the contribution of asset growth and credit expansion in the banking sector on the unfavorable status of economy in 2011. It adds that the depreciation of forint will further ensure the large stock of foreign currency loans of household sector precluded by a strong rebound in consumer spending. Moreover, it points out that high unemployment and inflation will act as barriers on the developments of domestic demand.


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