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Hungary special report 2015: Hungary blazes its own trail

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Against the grain

Hungary may have steered an unorthodox economic policy course but it seems to have worked, pulling the country out of recession and putting it back on a growth path.

Untapped potential

Foreign investors are starting to appreciate the opportunities available in an economy that has turned itself around.

Architect of resurgenceAs economy minister and central bank governor, György Matolcsy has been one of the leaders of Hungary’s unconventional drive to economic recovery.

Good times are here againHungary’s banking sector is one of the region’s most exciting and innovative, stimulated by greater competition and government moves to tackle bad debts. 

Market with a missionGrowing Hungarian companies are increasingly looking for equity funding. The 150-year-old Budapest Stock Exchange is ready to help.

Manufacturing on the marchHungary’s medium-sized industrial firms are becoming more competitive and exporting on a European scale.

EU funding targets infrastructureHungary is set to receive $29 billion in EU funding for development over the next seven years. 

Turning a cornerData from Euromoney’s survey of country risk suggests economists are increasingly optimistic about the Hungarian economy.