KSH: last year Hungary's GDP has increased, due to agriculture

By: trademagazin Date: 2009. 10. 01. 00:03

According to the Central Statistical Office (KSH); Hungary’s gross domestic product (GDP) was 26 543 billion HUF in 2008. This – calculated at constant prices – is a 0.6 percent increase compared to the previous year.

The per capital gross domestic product is 2 million 644 thousand forints, purchasing power parity is 15 742 euros in, which is the 63 percent of the EU-27 average.
The performance of commodity producing sectors of the Hungarian economy, increased by more than the average, with 6.2 percent. Agriculture played a decisive role in it, with its 54.3 percent growth.

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