The aim of the conference is to initiate dialogue between experts on the cooperation between V4 countries in economy (especially trade), including the landscape, success, deficiencies and opportunities for development. At the same time, our event aims to inform and raise awareness about the economic aspects of the Visegrad Cooperation.
According to the latest Eurostat data, the Visegrád Group countries remained among the countries with the lowest unemployment rates in the European Union in August. Poland recorded the third lowest unemployment rate (2.8%), after the Czech Republic (2.5%) and Malta (2.7%). The unemployment rate in Hungary was 4.0%. The highest number of unemployed individuals among the V4 countries was in Slovakia, where the unemployment rate was 5.8% in August.
The gross domestic product (GDP) of the Czech Republic will fall by 0.5 percent this year. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) GDP is expected to increase by 0.3 percent in Poland, by 0.5 percent in Hungary and by 1.3 percent in Slovakia. Photo by SHAWN THEW/PAP/EPA (JAP)
The consumer price index (CPI) increased 25.4 percent year-on-year in February after a 25.7 percent rise in January, driven mostly by household energy and food prices, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Wednesday. Month on month, prices edged up by 0.8%. Fot. Csaba Nagy/Pixabay
Some 62% of companies surveyed by recruiting site Profession.hu plan pay rises of 6-10% this year. Photo by Csaba Nagy / Pixabay (JAP)
In the third episode of The Bold Truth About Hungary's second season, State Secretary Zoltán Kovács discussed the main elements of Hungary's "unorthodox" economic policy, widely known as the "Hungarian model," with Finance Minister Mihály Varga. Source: YouTube Cover photo by OLIVIER HOSLET/PAP/EPA
Hungary's state debt relative to GDP fell to 72.9% at the end of last year from 76.8%, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said in a post on Facebook on Monday. Mihály Varga (L) in Brussels. Photo by OLIVIER HOSLET/ PAP/EPA
Foreign companies, with the support of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency, invested over EUR 3.7 billion in Poland in 2022, i.e. EUR 200 million more than a year ago
Global ratings agency Fitch has confirmed Poland's long-term rating at the 'A-' level with stable outlook. "Poland had a diversified economy, a fairly sound macroeconomic framework and slightly lower public debt levels compared to its peers" - Fitch said in a statement late on Friday.