MENU
Articles by #hashtag

GKI Economic Research Co.

23 hits

GKI Economic Sentiment Index at Its Three-Year Peak

D&T
Apr 25, 2022

In April, the economic sentiment index measured by the Budapest-based GKI Economic Research Co. jumped to its level in spring 2019, well before the COVID crisis. This level has only been reached in one month since the crisis, in October 2021. According to the empirical survey conducted by GKI Economic Research Co. with the support […]

GKI: Uncertainties Ahead for the Hungarian Economy

D&T
Mar 27, 2022

Russia's war against Ukraine, the radically changing political environment and widespread international economic sanctions are forcing the global and Hungarian economy onto an economic path that is highly uncertain, says the latest forecast by Hungary's GKI Economic Research Co. The war launched by Russia against Ukraine and the resulting widespread international economic sanctions are forcing […]

Best Selling E-Commerce Items in Hungary

D&T
Feb 1, 2022

Online sales of food, household goods and drugstore products grew by almost 45% in Hungary in the first nine months of last year, and this sector grew fastest in online retail in 2021, according to a research by GKI Digital Online Retail Big Picture. According to the summary sent to the state news agency MTI, […]

Business Expectations No Longer Improved in June

D&T
Jun 23, 2021

After an unprecedented rise in April, the GKI economic sentiment index continued to as-cend in May and June, but most recently only within the statistical margin of error. This brings the index back to its level at the beginning of last year preceding the pandemic.  According to a survey conducted by GKI Economic Reserarch Institute […]

Income Gaps Have not Narrowed in the Past Decade

D&T
Feb 17, 2021

Despite economic growth, the concentration of income of the Hungarian population has remained virtually unchanged over the past 10 years, according to the Central Statistical Office. In 2019 – as in 2010 –, the richest 10% had nearly a quarter (23%) of the total income of the population and the top 30% about half of […]

Business Climate Index Up but Still Low in Hungary

D&T
Jan 24, 2021

The GKI business climate index rose markedly in January. It has reached its highest level since the start of the epidemic, but made up just over half of its April fall. According to a survey conducted by the Budapest-based GKI Economic Research with the support of the EU, business and consumer expectations also improved in […]

2021 – How Big of a Recovery?

D&T
Jan 1, 2021

“It will be crucial when the protection of the population against infection can be achieved. If this is achieved in the first half of 2021, we expect the fastest economic recovery in Hungary in the last hundred years.” Even if the last half of this statement made earlier this week by the Governor of the […]

Economic Sentiment Index Rebounds in December

D&T
Dec 21, 2020

GKI’s economic sentiment index rose sharply in December. It almost reached its October level again, which was much more favorable than the April low, but had been at a fairly low level since the beginning of summer. According to the survey conducted by GKI Economic Research Co. with the support of the EU, the improvement […]

Economic Sentiment Index Below Pre-Summer Level

D&T
Nov 23, 2020

GKI’s economic sentiment index fell sharply in November, falling below its level in early summer. According to a survey conducted by Budapest-based GKI Economic Research Co. with the support of the EU, this is a consequence of falling business expectations. The consumer confidence index rose minimally recently, although due to its decline in the previous […]

Slight Increase in Economic Sentiment Index

D&T
Jul 30, 2020

After a shock-like fall in the outlook for domestic economic agents in April, there was a significant positive correction in May and June, according to GKI’s economic sentiment index. The economic sentiment index, prepared by the economic research institute GKI, rose only slightly in July, by two points, as a combined result of improving expectations […]

GKI Economic Forecast for 2020

D&T
Jul 10, 2020

The Hungarian economic research institute GKI currently expects the Hungarian economy to decline by 5-7 per cent in 2020 (assuming no second wave of the pandemic this year).  In March, shortly after the announcement of the coronavirus emergency, GKI forecast two scenarios: one with a 3% and another with a 7% decline in GDP this […]

Declining but Still Strong Pessimism

D&T
Jun 20, 2020

Although the GKI economic sentiment index rose by a larger extent in June than in May, it eliminated only less than half of its April fall. The consumer confidence index rose to a greater extent in May and the business confidence one in June.  According to the empirical survey conducted by the Hungarian Economic Research […]

Pessimism Continues in the Industrial Sector

D&T
May 25, 2020

In May, presumably as a result of the lockdown easing measures announced by the government, almost all sectoral and consumer confidence indices increased and eliminated one-third of their dramatic fall in April. However, pessimism in industry intensified further. GKI’s economic sentiment index rose by 5 points to -28 points after falling by 29 points in […]

The Virus has not Spared the Housing Market, Either

D&T
May 10, 2020

The expectations of housing companies clearly deteriorated in April 2020 compared to a quarter earlier – according to the survey of the Hungarian economic research institute GKI and Masterplast. The epidemic caused by the corona virus has crashed the already slowing housing market, so the outlooks have become much more modest. The value of Budapest […]

GKI economic sentiment index August 2017 | GKI

Economic sentiment index close to its peak

D&T
Aug 29, 2017

GKI’s economic sentiment index reached its historic peak in July. According to the empirical survey conducted by GKI with the support of the EU, the business confidence index fell slightly in August. However, consumer expectations increased a bit.

© Copyright 2022 Duax Kft. –  All rights reserved.
sun