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INDICATORS - HUNGARY - Updated on Oct 8

BUDAPEST, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Hungary's latest indicators.

(Last updated on Oct 8, with Treasury bill yield, budget balance, international reserves and industrial output data.)

Base rate 6.50 pct (-25 bps on Sept 25) 2-week deposit rate 6.50 pct (-25 bps on Sept 25)

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GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT CHANGE (pct)

Q2 2012 Q1 2012 FY 2011 Q2 2011

Unadjusted (y/y) -1.3 -0.7 1.6 1.0 Calendar-adjusted (y/y) -1.1 -1.2 1.7 1.0 Seasonally and calendar-adjusted (q/q) -0.2 -1.0 1.7 0.4

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INFLATION (pct change) Aug 2012 July 2012 Headline CPI m/m 0.1 -0.1 Headline CPI y/y 6.0 5.8 Core CPI y/y 5.1 5.1

BREAKDOWN OF MONTH-ON-MONTH CHANGE

Food Alcohol Clothing Consumer Energy Other Service Total

tobacco durables goods 2011 Aug -1.1 0.5 -2.6 -0.3 0.0 0.8 0.3 -0.1 Sept -0.5 0.0 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.5 -0.5 -0.1 Oct 0.4 0.6 3.8 0.2 1.6 1.4 -0.2 0.7 Nov 1.2 1.2 0.7 -0.1 0.5 1.5 -0.2 0.7 Dec 0.1 1.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 2012 Jan 2.8 3.0 -2.7 -0.2 1.0 2.8 2.2 2.1 Feb 1.7 0.9 -0.6 0.1 2.7 0.2 0.3 0.8 March 0.8 3.0 0.9 -0.3 0.2 1.2 0.2 0.8 April 0.8 1.1 2.4 0.0 0.3 1.4 0.5 0.8 May 0.3 0.6 0.9 -0.3 0.1 -1.4 -0.1 -0.2 June 1.9 0.4 -3.0 0.1 0.5 1.2 0.3 0.7 July -0.2 0.5 -2.2 0.0 -0.3 -1.0 0.8 -0.1 Aug -0.9 0.5 -1.8 -0.2 -0.2 1.6 0.3 0.1

BREAKDOWN OF CPI YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE*

Food Alcohol Clothing Consumer Energy Other Service Total

tobacco durables goods 2011 Aug 6.3 -0.1 3.8 -1.3 4.8 5.6 2.0 3.6 Sept 6.2 -0.4 2.5 -1.3 4.6 5.7 2.3 3.6 Oct 5.1 0.2 3.2 -1.2 5.9 7.4 2.5 3.9 Nov 5.1 1.6 3.4 -1.4 6.3 8.6 2.5 4.3 Dec 4.6 4.1 2.5 -1.2 5.9 6.8 2.7 4.1 2012 Jan 5.5 6.7 2.8 -1.5 6.4 8.5 4.6 5.5 Feb 6.0 7.6 4.8 -1.3 8.1 8.7 4.5 5.9 March 4.7 10.8 3.6 -1.4 6.8 8.6 4.1 5.5 April 4.2 12.6 2.0 -1.2 7.0 9.1 4.2 5.7 May 4.1 13.2 2.0 -1.3 6.9 7.7 3.8 5.3 June -0.1 0.7 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.4 0.5 0.1 July 6.1 14.1 2.6 -0.9 6.3 7.1 4.1 5.8 Aug 6.3 14.1 3.5 -0.8 6.2 7.9 4.1 6.0

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INDUSTRIAL PRODUCER PRICE INDEX DATA (pct change)

PPI Aug 2012 July 2012 Aug 2011 Jan-Aug 2012 year-on-year 5.1 6.2 -0.1 6.7 month-on-month -0.3 -0.4 0.7 N/A

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INDUSTRIAL OUTPUT (pct change)

Aug 2012 July 2012 Aug 2011

Month-on-month (adjusted) 2.6 -1.2 -1.0 Year-on-year (adjusted) 1.4 -2.2 0.6 Year-on-year (unadjusted) -0.8 0.0 5.2

NOTE: Month-on-month figures are seasonally and working day-adjusted. Adjusted year-on-year data reflect the number of working days.

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UNEMPLOYMENT June-Aug 2012 May-July 2012 June-Aug 2011 Unemployed 10.4 10.5 10.8 (Pct of workforce) Number of jobless 455,700 458,800 462,800 Employed 51.1 51.0 50.0 (Pct of workforce) (million) 3.914 3.908 3.836

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July June July '11 GROSS WAGE GROWTH (yr/yr) 7.1 4.1 6.3 Private sector 9.2 7.2 3.5 Public sector 0.9 -3.1 13.0 Ex-bonus private sector 8.0 7.3 4.3

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RETAIL SALES (pct change)

July June July '11 Jan-July '12

Month-on-month -0.4 0.0 0.0 N/A Year-on-year -2.6 -1.7 -1.2 -1.3

NOTE - Month-on-month retail data are seasonally and working day-adjusted. Year-on-year data are working day-adjusted.

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BUDGET BALANCE (in billion Hungarian forints)

Jan-Sept 2012 Jan-Sept 2011

Central state budget -628.9 -1,365.7 Indep. govt funds 101.8 75.1 Social sec. funds -18.7 -280.0 BALANCE -545.8 -1,570.6

NOTE - The figures are preliminary, cash flow-based and do not include local governments.

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DETAILED CENTRAL BANK C/A AND FINANCING (million euros)

(In million euros) Q2 Q1 Q2 2012 2012 2011

Trade of goods/services 2,165 1,581 1,956

Goods 1,308 995 865 -Exports 19,343 18,969 18,709 -Imports 18,035 17,974 17,844 Services 857 586 1,091 Income and current -1,647 -1,587 -1,558 transfers

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CURRENT ACCOUNT 519 -7 398

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Capital account 457 333 390 Financial account -1,531 -2,493 806 -Direct investment -612 424 -470 Abroad -1,670 -3,388 39 In Hungary 1,058 3,812 -509 -Portfolio investments -679 406 1,819

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KSH TRADE BALANCE (million euros)

July Jan-July June July 2011 Jan-July 2011 431 4,092.2 773.1 404.1 4,285

NOTE: Figures from the Central Statistics Office (KSH).

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CENTRAL BANK INTERNATIONAL RESERVES (bln euros, end-period)

Sept 2012 Aug 2012 Dec 2011 Sept 2011 34.577 35.238 37.774 38.764

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LATEST TREASURY BILL AUCTION YIELDS (pct)

6-week 3-month 12-month 6.41 6.44 6.53

LATEST GOVERNMENT BOND AUCTION YIELDS (pct)

3-yr 2015/C 5-yr 2017/A 10-yr 2022/A 15-yr 2028/A 6.72 6.85 7.39 7.34

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HUNGARY'S SOVEREIGN RATINGS (Outlook in brackets) Fitch Moody's S&P (negative) (negative) (negative) Short-term forint N/A N/A B Long-term forint BBB- Ba1 BB+ Short-term foreign c. B N/A B Long-term foreign c. BB+ Ba1 BB+

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(Reporting by Sandor Peto) Keywords: HUNGARY INDICATORS