CORONAVIRUS: Here's the latest
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With record-low unemployment, steadily increasing wages and other rock-solid indicators, the Hungarian economy is healthier than it’s been in years. The economic performance of Central Europe has become the driving force for growth in the EU, but that’s not the only reason why Hungarians can now be proud of their achievements over the course of the last seven years.
Mihaly Varga, minister for National Economy, said that the first-quarter figure was “exceptionally good”. He added that the government expected the economy to expand by above 4 percent this year. No analyst or bank had projected such a strong rate of growth