Investment volume in Hungary rose by 26.4% year on year in the first quarter, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said. In absolute terms, investments came to 1,687.6 billion forints during the period. Construction investments increased by 32.4%, reaching 882.2 billion forints. Machinery investments climbed 20.5% and stood at 783.7 billion. Manufacturing sector investments were up 32.6% and reached 519.1 billion forints. Real estate investments rose by 9.5% and came to 271.7 billion. Investments in the logistics sector shot up by 62.4% to stand at 207.2 billion. Private sector investments increased by 38%, reaching 924.5 billion forints, and public sector investments were up 27.3% at 205.9 billion.