• Retail Sales Climb 5.4 Pc In September

    Retail Sales Climb 5.4 Pc In September

    • 7 Nov 2017 12:00 AM

    Retail sales in Hungary rose by an annual 5.4 percent in September, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a first reading of data released on Tuesday. Sales growth accelerated from 4.2 percent in July and 4.7 percent in August. The September increase was 6.0 percent when adjusted for calendar-year effects.

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  • Hungary Asks EU To Raise VAT Ceiling

    Hungary Asks EU To Raise VAT Ceiling

    • 6 Nov 2017 10:00 AM

    Hungary is asking for the European Union’s approval to raise the VAT turnover threshold for small businesses, Economy Minister Mihály Varga told the state news channel M1. Currently companies reporting less than Ft 8 million are exempt from VAT registration, which the government wants to increase to Ft 12 million from January 1, 2019.

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  • Holiday Opening Hours At Budapest Markets

    Holiday Opening Hours At Budapest Markets

    • 30 Oct 2017 5:53 AM

    Not all expats know that most shops and markets close on 1 November, due to national holidays in Hungary. Every market operated by the local 'Hall and Market Management' company will be closed on that date - except the Fehérvári Street Market Hall flower shops, open from 7.00 am - 2.00 pm.

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  • Bulgarian Days, Central Market Hall, 17-19 October

    Bulgarian Days, Central Market Hall, 17-19 October

    • 19 Oct 2017 8:59 AM

    The Bulgarian days in October will be organized on the occasion of the Day of Hungarian-Bulgarian friendship (Oct 19). Artwork with Bulgarian patterns and forms have been made by Hungarian craftsmen for the event.

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