Hungaryʼs jobless rate dropped by 1.8% to 5.1% in the April-June period, as compared to the same period a year earlier, Hungary’s Central Statistical Office (KSH) announced today in a report. Experts maintain that the real unemployment rate is higher than the official figure, which counts Hungarians working abroad and people on workfare as employed.
Hungarian drugmaker Gedeon Richter saw its net income drop by 19.4% year-on-year to HUF 18.1 billion in the second quarter, on narrowing margins, an earnings report published early this morning shows.
At the annual gathering of buyers and sellers of TV content for CEE, Hungarian-made films and series are attracting a growing audience of potential customers.
While insisting that the U.S. elections are the “business of the Americans” and has no intention of seeking to influence the vote, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said yesterday that the migration policies of candidate Donald Trump are good for Europe and vital for Hungary.
The Monetary Policy Council (MPC) of the National Bank of Hungary kept the base lending rate on hold at 0.9% during a rate-setting policy meeting today.