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Aug 29, 2019

Investment volume in Hungary increases by 18.8 percent in Q2

The Central Statistical Office (KSH) has revealed that investment volume in Hungary rose by an annual 18.8 percent in the second quarter of this year.

The Central Statistical Office (KSH) has revealed that investment volume in Hungary rose by an annual 18.8 percent in the second quarter of this year.

In absolute terms, investments came to 2,400.3 billion HUF (EUR 7.28bn) during the period.

According to MTI, construction investments increased by 22.3 percent, reaching 1,381.3 billion HUF. Machinery investments climbed by 15.2 percent and stood at 996.8 billion HUF.

The figures show that manufacturing sector investments jumped 29.7 percent, reaching 618.7 billion HUF. Investments in the logistics sector were up 19.7 percent at 397.7 billion HUF. Real estate investments increased by 14.6 percent to reach 381.2 billion HUF.

Finally, private sector investments were up 30.7 percent at 1,429.9 billion HUF. Public sector investments increased by 20.9 percent to 353.1 billion HUF.