- 18 Apr 2014 9:00 AM
The measure was launched with the aim of strengthening the position of Hungarian retailers against fast-expanding discount chains such as Aldi and Lidl, and large multinationals like Tesco, says Napi Gazdaság.
These companies however, continued their expansion by opening new stores or via acquisitions.
Industry analysts say that if Hungary maintains restrictions it will lead to developers taking their investments elsewhere.
Source: Hungary Around the Clock
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