The KOPINT-TÁRKI LTD. kindly invites you on
7th October 2010 to the press conference of the Economic
Development Report 2010/3.
survey for Global Competitveness Report 2010-2011 of the
World Economic Forum
Please participate in the survey conducted by
Kopint-Tárki by clicking on the link below!
Palócz: A HOBBLED ECONOMY
In October 2008, following the outbreak of
the international financial crisis, Hungary was faced with a
very difficult situation. Since foreign financial investors
were no longer interested in buying state bonds, auctions
ceased and banks could no longer access foreign resources.
Only the IMF stand-by loan saved the country from a bank
the full article in Budapest Business Journal 15.01.2010.
By clicking on the links below you may read
the studies of EUREN of which Kopint-Tárki is also a member
competitiveness and export performance indicators
EUREN (for EURopean Economic Network) is a
network of European economic Institutes. The creation of
this network in 1999 aimed to improve the analysis of the
European economy. Among 6 other instituions Kopint-Tárki
Ltd. is also a member of the network. The main aims of this
to take a stance on economic topics of
common interests, through specific publications. The
existence of a network enables the results to be widely
to facilitate the exchange of expertise
within the network by organising conferences and by
publishing the studies on each institution's website,
while reinforcing interaction between those websites
to initiate common research studies, or
to take part in bids from large international
By clicking on the link below, you can
download the newsletter of the network.
Macroeconomic Indicators for Hungary
By clicking on the link below you may download the main
macroeconomic indicators for Hungary and the forecast of
indicators for Hungary
XIXth International RESER Conference will be organized in
RESER (European Association for Research on Services) is
a network of research groups and individuals active in
services research and policy formulation, mainly located in
European countries. The Association was established in 1988
at a time when service employment and industries were
under-researched and there was a limited understanding of
the role that services played in economic and social
restructuring. RESER members come from diverse disciplinary
backgrounds: economics, management sciences, geography,
sociology, psychology, political sciences and planning.
World Economic Outlook and the Situation of the Hungarian Economy
Slowdown of global growth which started last
year will continue, with expectations of some upswing during
next year, at the earliest. In 2008 the volume of world
trade continues to shrink (6-6.5%), to be followed by
moderate increase, pending on changes in world economic
Download Full Press Release 2008 Q1
industry company profile report 2008/1
The current status indicators (usual status
and prospects), of the company profile test in January, are
more favorable than they were in October. Among the
forecasted changes in the real flow it is positive that the
production prognosis, the employment prospects got better
and the order portfolio remained high. It is negative that
the dynamics of the sales prospects did not escalated, the
foreign demand shortage became more frequent, the assets
increased and the expected capacity utilization declined.
According to processes of different ways and intensity it is
likely that the manufacturing industry business cycle will
continue in a lower time – first of all depending on the
More... (in Hungarian)
World Economic Outlook and the Situation of the Hungarian Economy 2007
In the last few months of 2007 world economic outlook became less favorable and imply far bigger uncertainty than even a few months ago. Growth risks increase: volatility of financial markets haven't decreased, whereas decline in inter-bank trade and short term interest rates implies shaking of confidence. Download Full Press Release 2007 Q4
Economic Tendency Survey, July 2007
Results of the July 2007 Economic Tendency Survey show that, the sentiment of the Hungarian manufacturing firms concerning their present situation and future prospects, affected by the economic trends, financial factors and also by subjective elements, have improved since April. More...
Business services price observation
In the world economy services account for more than 75% of the value added (measured by GDP). Within the services, the share of business services varies widely. In the developed countries of the OECD, about one third of the total value-added originates from business services, as a result of some 5 percentage points rise in the last ten years. In Hungary, its significance is less prominent: it has recently reached the level corresponding to one fourth of total income, with an increase of 3 percentage points in the last decade. The increasing economic importance of business services implies that tracking the price trends within this sector is becoming more and more relevant. More...
The complete liberalization of the electricity market
Our Working Paper examining the consequences of the complete liberalization of the domestic electricity market on competition policy, energy policy and price- and government assistance policy concludes that experience of the 2003 partial market opening can not be entirely applied to the full liberalization to be implemented in the near future. More...