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HUNGARY TRADE IN MAY POSTS SURPLUS OF EUR 1.146 BN

 

Hungary’s trade balance in May posted a surplus of 1.146 billion euros, narrowing from 1.750 billion in April, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a first reading of data. Exports fell by an annual 8.8% to 11.922 billion euros, while imports dropped by 9.0% to 10.776 billion. In the January-May period, Hungary posted a trade surplus of 6.739 billion euros, with exports down 4.9% to 60.945 billion euros and imports 11.6% lower at 54.406 billion.