Higher Rates Required

October 2006
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2006, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p2
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The article provides an economic outlook of Hungary for 2006 and 2007. Hungary's central bank has decided to raise its 2006 average consumer price index forecast from 2.1% to 3.8%, as well as its 2007 expectation from 3.3% to 7.0%. A significant contraction of the external deficit from 8.1% of gross domestic product in 2006 to 5.9% in 2007 has been observed.


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