Central Hungary (Budapest and Pest) and Western Transdanubia (Zala, Vas and Gyor-Moson-Sopron) generate around 58.0% of Hungarian GDP and comprise 40.7% of the country’s population, as of 2016
Total FDI inflows are expected to increase in 2018, simulated by private businesses and disbursement of EU structural funds
The overall BUX index exhibited a downward trend over the last one year. As of October 31, 2018, the Budapest Stock Market Index - BUX decreased by 6.8%, reaching 37,155.2 from 39,881.2 on October 30, 2017.
The Hungarian government is expected to invest HUF1 tn (US$14.6 bn) to upgrade its infrastructure in order to attain its 2022 goal
- Mining, manufacturing and utilities activity contributed 26.0% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2017, followed by financial intermediation, real estate and business activity (22.0%), and other services (20.4%).
- In nominal terms, the three sectors are expected to grow by 6.3%, 5.6% and 9.0%, respectively in 2018
- Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
- PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
- Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
- This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.
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List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Hungary’s Performance in Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to East Europe, and World Average
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
Exhibit 4: Budapest Stock Market Index - BUX
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy
Exhibit 6: FDI by sector (2013-2017) and share of FDI by sectors (2017)
Exhibit 7: FDI inflow by country (2013-2017) and share of FDI by country (2017)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2014-2017
Exhibit 14: Electrical Machinery and Its Equipment, % of World Exports, 2017
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate and Inflation Rate
Exhibit 17: Public Finance
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt
Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment
Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages
Exhibit 21: Labour Cost Index
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population
Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population
Exhibit 24: Gender Split
Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2016
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per M Inhabitants, 2015
Exhibit 27: High-technology exports (% of manufactured exports)
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Hungary 2019
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (rankings) 2017
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions