Hungary: Orban Forecasts Growth of 2 Percent

People ♦ Published: September 18, 2013; 13:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban forecasts economic growth of 2 percent next year as the country has managed to surpass several difficulties.

Hungary: Orban Forecasts Growth of 2 Percent / Picture: © Flickr / European People's Party - EPP

Paying back the IMF (International Monetary Fund) loan granted in 2008 was one of the issues Hungary had to overcome. On Monday, Prime Minister Orban reviewed the government’s major accomplishments of the past months in a parliamentary speech. Among the successes for Hungary is the contraction of the inflation rate, an increase in wages for teacher and heathcare personnel and a drop…