The Central Statistical Office (KSH) has confirmed that industrial output in Hungary grew by an annual 39.1 percent in May.
Official figures show that output grew by 40.2 percent, according to working day-adjusted data. Month on month, output rose by 3.4 percent, based on seasonally and working day-adjusted data. Output of Hungary’s automotive sector, which accounts for the biggest share of manufacturing in the country, jumped by 81.1 percent year on year in May from a low base. Output of the computer, electronics and optical equipment segment rose by 23.8 percent in May, while the food, drinks and tobacco segment increased by 14.7 percent.