Sustainability Is Key

July 2005
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Jul2005, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p3
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The article informs that a key characteristic of economic performance in 2004 was Hungary's ability to attract foreign savings to finance its current account deficit. However, high external inflows in 2004 were to a large extent driven by the interest rate differential between Hungary and the eurozone. Foreign investors have also been encouraged by a perceived fall in the risk premium applicable to inward investment in Hungary, a possible result of continuing macroeconomic convergence with the advanced economies of Western Europe, as well as of a series of ratings upgrades.


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