2014. március 28. 15:14
The only questions that remains is whether the Budapest model can mark the beginning of a larger paradigm shift in Europe.
2013. július 22. 16:06
Hungary stands on its own two feet.
2013. február 19. 9:42
The full picture is not just about growth. Hungary has had to tackle problems stemming from decades of economic mismanagement, which will take time.
2013. január 7. 8:52
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has made no secret of his reluctance to bow to IMF policy constraints in order to reach a loan agreement.
2012. november 7. 11:48
The point is that reasonable people may disagree about the right policy prescription for these times of economic crisis. And given the sometimes differing interests and objectives of the IMF and a government that must be accountable to its citizens, it’s perfectly understandable if the two parties sometimes disagree.
2012. október 26. 10:13
The tens of thousands of demonstrators showed how polarised Hungarian society has become under the rule of the pugnacious prime minister Viktor Orban.
2012. október 10. 11:59
The messages Hungary is giving are mixed as to the talks with the IMF and the European Union that have now dragged on for 11 months.
2012. szeptember 24. 9:23
Does Hungary want a deal with the IMF or not? Based on the latest evidence, the answer is: Maybe, but not at the IMF’s price.
2012. szeptember 21. 13:08
Hungary surprised markets last month by cutting its base rate, but the decision was opposed by Governor Andras Simor and central banks across the region have hesitated to relax policy, fearing it could destabilise their currencies.
2012. szeptember 18. 13:22
Orbán told parliament the country did not need any new IMF deal on its own account – it’s the common currency that’s the problem.