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|Population, thousand people
(1 January 2013)
|Consumer price change (inflation), % (August 2013)||1.3|
|Unemployment rate, % (May –July 2013)||10.1|
|GDP, % (Quarter 2 2013)||0.5|
|Volume of industrial production, % (August 2013)||–1.4|
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In February 2014, industrial gross output rose by 8.1% compared to the same month of 2013. Similarly to the previous months, the growth in output mainly resulted from a significant rise in the sales of the manufacture of transport equipment, the driver of the industry and the related supplier branches.
In January 2014, the volume of exports was 6.1%, while that of imports was 3.6% more in external trade in goods than in the same month of the previous year. The sur-plus on the trade balance was EUR 482 million (HUF 147 billion) which was EUR 209 million (HUF 63 billion) more than in the same month of the previous year.
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In January 2014. according to the second estimate. retail sales increased year-on-year by a calendar adjusted 6.2%. Within this. the volume of sales rose by 8.5% in food. drinks and tobacco stores. by 4.1% in nonfood retail trade and automotive fuel retailing.
As of 31 December 2013, the number of registered economic organizations was nearly 1 million 828 thousand, 21 and half thousand higher than a year ago. This rise resulted from an increase of nearly 22 thousand in the number of registered enterprises and from a growth of over one and a half thousand in that of non-profit institutions, while the number of budgetary units and other entities decreased by a total of 1749.
In quarter 4 2013, there was no year-on-year change in the number of foreign arrivals along with a 6.4% growth in visitor expenditures. The rise in the spending of overnight tourist visitors played a major role in the increase in expenditures. Year-on-year, Hungarian people made 0.3% more tourist trips abroad and spent 2.7% more abroad.
The gross domestic product of Hungary increased by 2.7% in the 4th quarter of 2013 compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. The performance of agriculture, construction and manufacturing activities all increased. The performance of the Hungarian economy grew by 1.1% in 2013. The value of gross domestic product was HUF 29 114 billion at current prices and HUF 2 million 943 thousand per capita in 2013.
The growth of the cattle stock continued, so their number at the end of 2013 was already higher than ten years earlier. The number of pigs and sheep slightly rose in the last six months. The number of turkeys grew, while other poultry stocks decreased in line with seasonality compared to June.