- 27 Jul 2020 9:38 AM
- Budapest Business Journal
Varga said that the biggest annual decline was measured in April, when the decrease was 20%.
The economic slowdown diminished in May, as the trend reversed at the end of the month, and there were already signs of a slight recovery in June.
The minister added that this year, a general government deficit of 1%, HUF 488 billion, had originally been projected as a share of GDP, but by the end of the first half of the year, with a wide-ranging economic protection plan and stimulus package in place, a deficit of 3.8-4%, more than HUF 1.8 trillion, had already developed.
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