Hungary Inflation April 2020

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Hungary: Inflation drops to two-year low in April

May 8, 2020

Consumer prices fell 0.6% over the previous month in April, contrasting the 0.2% month-on-month increase in March. The reading largely reflected lower prices for services and falling oil prices.

Inflation dropped to 2.4% in April, from 3.9% in the previous month, marking the lowest print since April 2018. Thus, inflation moved below the midpoint of the Central Bank’s target range of 3.0% plus or minus 1.0 percentage point. Meanwhile, core inflation, in seasonally-adjusted terms, was unchanged at March’s 4.3%, while annual average inflation clocked in at 3.5%, down from March’s 3.6% reading.

FocusEconomics panelists are assessing the latest developments and a new Consensus Forecasts will be available from 12 May.


Author:, Economist

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Hungary Inflation April 20 20

Note: Year-on-year and month-on-month variation of consumer price index in %.
Source: Hungarian Central Statistics Office.


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