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Analyses | | Mateusz Gniazdowski, Jakub Groszkowski
Whether Hungary and the Czech Republic are to join the agreement on the coordination of fiscal policies has not been determined; nor has their contribution to the EUR 200 billion loan for the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Analyses | | Tomasz Dąborowski
On 21 November, Hungary submitted a request for financial assistance to the International Monetary Fund and the European Commission. This decision marks a shift in the policies of Viktor Orban’s centre-right government.
Analyses | | Andrzej Sadecki
The main orientations of Hungary's energy policy presented in the strategy have remained unchanged. The priorities are the following: energy independence to be achieved through the diversification of energy sources and supply routes,…
Analyses | | Tomasz Dąborowski, Marta Szpala
On 19 October the Chinese corporation China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group entered into an agreement for access to confidential information concerning the development of the Cernavoda nuclear power plant in Romania. During that…
Analyses | | Andrzej Sadecki, Marta Szpala
The result of the talks between Bosnian President Boris Tadic and the leader of the Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians (SVM) Istvan Pasztor will be key to solving the dispute. If SVM reaches an agreement with the Serbian government…
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A gas interconnector between Croatia and Hungary was put into operation on 3 August. This is the first completed element of the North-South gas corridor, which envisages connecting the Świnoujście LNG terminal in Poland via the Czech…
Analyses | | Tomasz Dąborowski
The takeover of the shares held by the Russian company Surgutneftegas in MOL by the Hungarian government fits in with the vision of increasing the influence of the state on the strategic sectors of the economy but is not likely to…
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On 24 May Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced that Hungary reached agreement with the Russian oil company Surgutneftegas over buying 21.2% of shares in MOL. This is the culmination of the centre-right Fidesz government's efforts…
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At the summit of the European Council held on 24-25 March, Hungary, currently holding presidency of the EU Council, and the Czech Republic announced that they will opt out of the Euro Plus Pact. Thus these two countries figure, along…
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On March 1st the Hungarian government announced their programme of structural reforms which assumes a significant reduction of the country’s debt (from 80% of GDP in 2010 to 65–70% of GDP in 2014) and substantial limitation…