Uncertain Forint Trajectory

October 2006
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2006, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p3
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The article offers an outlook of the trajectory of the Hungarian forint, the country's national currency, for 2006. Consumer price indexes (CPI) has ben raised three times this year by Hungary, on the predicted effects of widescale tax rises on inflation in 2007, together with the need to avoid capital flight. The forint has made small gains since the National Bank of Hungary's 50 basis points hike in August 2006.


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