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Industrial Producer Prices Up by 32.3% in Hungary

Jun 30, 2022

Industrial producer prices increased by 32.3% on average in May 2022 compared to one year earlier. Domestic output prices were higher by 43.3%, non-domestic output prices grew by 26.7%, Hungary's Central Statistical Office reports. The rate of increase of prices was influenced principally by the hike in base material and energy prices and by the […]

COVID-19: Still an Average of Three Fatalities a Day

Jun 29, 2022

3,042 new infections were confirmed in Hungary last week, bringing the total number of identified infections to 1,928,125 since the beginning of the epidemic. The death toll rose to 46,647 as 21, mostly elderly, chronic patients, passed away last week, according to the data by the related government site The website said on Wednesday […]

Nyíregyháza Zoo Receives Another Recognition

Jun 28, 2022

Nyíregyháza Zoo in NE Hungary, has been named Europe's best zoo in the category between 250 and 500 thousand visitors for the third time, according to an independent zoo expert. The prize was handed over at a ceremony in the Nyíregyháza Zoo where expert Anthony Sheridan said that 126 zoos in 29 countries had been […]

NATPE Budapest International Opens Its Doors

Jun 27, 2022

The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE), the premier global business association for content producers, distributors, streamers and buyers across all platforms, has launched NATPE BUDAPEST 2022 at the opened its doors at the Intercontinental Hotel in the Hungarian capital. President and CEO of NATPE, JP Bommel commented, “with buyer registrations at the 350 […]

Matild Palace Celebrates First Anniversary

Jun 27, 2022

This Tuesday, the Matild Palace in downtown Budapest celebrates the first anniversary of its opening with special gastronomic offers and surprises. Guests can spend up to a full day in the iconic building of the Belle Époque era, as the the special gastronomic venues of the palace have very rich and varied offers. Guests can […]

Game of Thrones Between East and West

Jun 25, 2022

The event is organized by the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK), in cooperation with the Institute for Social and European Studies (ISES Foundation), the University of Pannonia, the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage and Sustainability in Kőszeg, NW Hungary, under the patronage of the Hungarian National Commission for UNESCO. As new geopolitical realities are […]

Hungarian Gas Stations Introduce 50-Liter Limit

Jun 24, 2022

In order to ensure customer service and the smooth operation of service stations, Mol, the operator of the largest gas station network in Hungary, has announced that from Friday, a maximum of 50 liters of fuel can be purchased at a normal pump at its filling stations instead of the previous 100 liters. The company […]

Weekly COVID-19 Data: 1,961 New Infections, 32 Deaths

Jun 22, 2022

The National Center for Public Health has released aggregated data for the past week. They show that 1,636 new infections were confirmed last week, about 20% more than in the previous week, bringing the total number of identified infections since the start of the outbreak in Hungary to 1,923,122. 32 deaths, nine more than in […]

14,000 People Arrived to Hungary from Ukraine Saturday

Jun 19, 2022

According to police data, 14,162 people arrived in Hungary from Ukraine on Saturday, the National Police Headquarters (ORFK) informed the state news agency MTI on Sunday. At the Ukrainian-Hungarian border, 7,134 people entered the country, while 7,028 of those entering the Romanian-Hungarian border said they had come from Ukraine, the statement said. Of those who […]

Danube InGrid Project Continues

Jun 16, 2022

The renewal of the electricity network is continuing in the framework of the Danube InGrid project, a Hungarian-Slovak cooperation, with priority developments in Budapest and Pest County, as well as in the North-Eastern Hungary region, in the second phase of the program, which is now starting. Speaking at Thursday's public online consultation on the program, […]

Weekly COVID-19 Data: 1,636 New Infections, 23 Deaths

Jun 15, 2022

The National Center for Public Health has released aggregated data for the past week. They show that 1,636 new infections were confirmed last week, roughly the same as in the previous week, bringing the total number of identified infections since the start of the outbreak in Hungary to 1,923,122. 23 deaths, mostly of elderly chronic […]

More Companies Planning Digital Development

Jun 13, 2022

The number of companies planning digital development has increased, while K&H's innovation index has also risen, and the positive trend of the indicator has not been interrupted by the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, Balázs Németh, Head of Innovation at K&H Bank, said at the bank's online press conference. The latest research, conducted in the first half of […]

Hungary’s Strategic Reserves Available for Domestic Use

Jun 11, 2022

The Hungarian Ministry of Technology and Industry announced on Saturday that Hungary is releasing part of the country's strategic petrol and diesel reserves to secure domestic fuel supplies, helping to address the situation caused by the longer-than-planned shutdown of ÖMV’s Schwechat oil refinery near Vienna. ÖMV will replenish the released strategic gasoline and diesel reserves […]

Record Traffic Expected in Balaton Shipping This Summer

Jun 11, 2022

The Balaton Shipping Company (Bahart), which expects to break previous traffic records, has expanded its summer schedule, launched online ticketing, renewed its image and renovated its fleet for this summer season, according to the announcement at its shipping season launch press conference on Friday. CEO Gábor Veigl said that in the first five months of […]

Diver Training Tank Inaugurated in Baja

Jun 10, 2022

Hungary's first ever diver training tank has been inaugurated in Baja, southern Hungary on the occasion of the third anniversary of a deadly boat collision, on the River Danube in Budapest, which took the lives of many South Korean tourists in 2019. On May 29, 2019, the Viking Sigyn cruise ship collided with the Hableány […]

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