Socialist MEP István Ujhelyi has called on the government to apply for one billion euros from the remaining funding of the European Union’s SURE job protection programme.
Hungary has jumped five places to rank 42nd in the report published by the Swiss IMD World Competitiveness Center, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said on Thursday.
Hungary’s recently adopted 2022 budget is a “fata morgana” designed to “benefit one percent” of the population, the opposition Socialist and Párbeszéd parties told an online press conference on Wednesday.
The output of Hungary’s construction sector fell by an annual 7.2% in April, after growing by 4.3% in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Tuesday.
National bus carrier Volánbusz has taken delivery of its first electric bus, a model by Chinese manufacturer BYD made in Hungary.
Hungary’s parliament passed into law the government’s 2022 budget in a final vote on Tuesday.
Opposition LMP has branded a personal income tax rebate for low-earning parents proposed by the prime minister this week as a “campaign stunt”, saying that the government should have instead helped families and businesses over the past year and a half.
Hungary’s economy is poised for a successful relaunch, Viktor Orbán said in a radio interview on Friday.
The opposition Democratic Coalition will work swiftly to ensure a stable and strong Hungarian currency should it be elected in next year’s general election, Klára Dobrev, the party’s candidate for prime minister, said.
Hungary’s annual consumer price index was 5.1% higher in May and level with April’s figure, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.