Rogán: Hungary could be ready for euro by 2020

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It appears that the Hungary could be ready for discussions regarding the possible introduction of the euro currency sometime around 2018-20, MP Antal Rogán, Fidesz fraction leader, told Hungarian daily Magyar Hírlap today.

“Although it is another issue whether Hungary is willing to enter the Eurozone, the financial conditions for the move will be established by then” Rogán added. He argued that countries surrounding Hungary, who adopted the euro did not necessarily benefit from the move. "The common currency has both advantages and disatvantages," Rogán said.

In 2013, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán suggested that Hungary was not willing to enter the Eurozone, as it would hinder the country's autonomy, according to Hungarian online daily Index.

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