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STATISTICAL UPDATES: External Trade; CPI

2020. május 08.

Central Statistical Office

- Consumer prices were 2.4% higher on average in April 2020 than a year earlier. Food prices increased at a higher rate than usual compared to March, which may have been caused by the effects of the coronavirus epidemic. Motor fuel prices went down markedly over a month as a result of significantly falling oil prices. Details...

- The decline in global demand caused by the coronavirus epidemic resulted in a substantial deterioration in Hungary's external trade performance. In EUR terms, the value of exports decreased by 7.3% and that of imports by 5.5% in March 2020 compared to the same period of the previous year. The balance of external trade in goods deteriorated by EUR 208 million. Details...