Overall, an unfavourable economic environment (inflationary effects, high interest rates, high energy prices, etc.) is expected to persist in 2023, which could significantly dampen domestic demand as well as business growth and expansion.

In an environment of higher interest rates and higher inflation, the trend towards a preference for premium Hungarian government bonds with above-inflation yields over those with fixed yields (MÁP+) continued.

In November, the average gross monthly wage in the national economy was HUF 563,600, up 16.8% compared to the same period last year.

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