The green LMP party on Sunday called for immediate wage compensation and a mid-term pay rise programme for public sector employees because of inflation.
Yesterday, on 14th May, Russia cut off electricity supplies to Finland – in response to the Finns’ announcement of their intention to join NATO on Thursday.
Hungarian construction sector output grew by an annual 10.5% in March, slowing from an increase of 38.5% in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.
Hungarian industrial output grew by an annual 3.6% in March, slowing from 4.8% in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday in a second reading of the data.
A spokesman for the European Commission has confirmed for news channel M1 that the European Union’s executive body is standing by its plan to introduce an embargo on Russian oil.
István Ujhelyi, MEP of the opposition Socialists, has said the government should prepare a new plan to access the European Union’s post-pandemic economic recovery funds.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) should focus more on central Europe, especially the countries neighbouring Ukraine, Finance Minister Mihály Varga told MTI on Wednesday, after attending a meeting of the EBRD’s Board of Governors in Marrakesh.
Trade between Hungary and Morocco jumped by 24% in the past year, and the growing economy of the region offers good prospects for Hungarian companies, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said after meeting his Moroccan counterpart, Nadia Fettah Alaoui, in Morocco on Wednesday.
At a time when basic necessities are luxuries for some Hungarians, the government has to take responsibility for the rise in food prices it had caused, the deputy leader of the opposition Democratic Coalition said on Wednesday.
Hungary will share in some 2 billion euros of resources the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is making available to ease the impact of the war in Ukraine on neighbouring countries, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said after a meeting with EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso in Marrakesh on Tuesday.