A Hungarian firm may be the owner of the truck with Hungarian license plates that was found yesterday on the Austrian A4 highway, containing the dead bodies of more than 70 people who were thought to be refugees transiting from Hungary, local online daily origo.hu reported this morning.
The Hungarian government has decided to sell 300,000-380,000 hectares of state-owned farmland to farmers who are Hungarian citizens and reside in Hungary, Minister János Lázár said yesterday at his weekly press conference.
Special levies impacting supermarket chains and tobacco sellers are being challenged at a European level, with critics saying they single out foreign firms.
The Acceleration Indicator (GYIA), a measure of economic and financial indicators compiled by Hungarian economy daily Világgazdaság, showed a year-on-year rise of 2.74% in August, but it pointed to a slowdown in the pace of growth, the paper reported today.
Drought may cause Hungary’s tobacco harvest to fall to approximately 7,000 tons, well under the 8,200 tons growers earlier agreed to supply, Illés Bényei, chairman of professional association MADOSZ, told Hungarian news agency MTI yesterday.