Financial service providers reported 12,342 suspicious transactions to the authorities last year, daily Magyar Nemzet said.
Output of Hungary’s industrial sector fell by an annual 7.8% in June, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) in a second reading show.
Higher food and tobacco prices lifted Hungary’s consumer price index by 3.8% year-on-year in July from 2.9% in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.
Hungary’s funding from the multiannual budget and the recovery package will run to 40.7 billion euros, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a letter briefing parliament on the results of the EU summit held in late July.
Three Covid-19 patients have died, while the number of registered infections in Hungary has increased by 35 to 4,731 over the past 24 hours, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday morning.
The value of public procurement procedures fell about one-fifth, while the number dropped one-quarter in the first half from the same period a year earlier, showing the economic impact of the pandemic, the Public Procurement Authority told MTI. The 3,746 public procurement procedures had a value of about 1,346 billion forints (EUR 3.9bn).
A special epidemic action unit investigating coronavirus clusters will be isolating any groups that may be infected in order to prevent the virus from spreading further, a spokesman for the operative board coordinating Hungary’s response to the novel coronavirus epidemic said.
The fall in Hungary’s exports and imports continued to slow in June, recovering from a lockdown plunge in April, preliminary data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show.
Hungary’s budget deficit, excluding local councils, reached 2,165 billion forints (EUR 6.3bn) at the end of July, widened by pandemic defence spending, economic stimulus and pre-financing for European Union-funded projects, the finance ministry said in a preliminary release of data.
Domestic travellers spent 672,000 guest nights at commercial accommodations in Hungary in June, rising closer to levels a year earlier, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show.