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DIARY - HUNGARY - to Oct 31

BUDAPEST, Oct 4 (Reuters) - This diary is updated every weekday and new or modified listings are marked '*'.

All times in the diary are in GMT, unless otherwise stated.

DATE TIME INDICATOR PERIOD FORECAST PRIOR

05/10 0900/0700 Industry output Prel. Aug -0.5 0.0

08/10 1600/1400 Budget balance Sept N/A -122.0

09/10 0900/0700 Trade balance Prel. Aug 505.0 431.0

11/10 0900/0700 CPI annual Sept 6.4 6.0 11/10 0900/0700 Core CPI annual Sept N/A 5.1

12/10 0900/0700 Industry output Final Aug N/A N/A

18/10 0900/0700 Gross wages Aug N/A 7.1 25/10 0900/0700 Retail sales Aug N/A -2.6 30/10 0900/0700 Unemployment July-Sept N/A 10.4 31/10 0900/0700 Industrial PPI Sept N/A 5.1

31/10 0900/0700 Trade balance Final Aug N/A N/A

FRIDAY, OCT 5

BUDAPEST - News conference by Economy Minister Gyorgy matolcsy on measures to keep the budget deficit under 3 percent of economic output and avert the threat that the EU decides in October or November to freeze funds to the country (0700)

MONDAY, OCT 8

BUDAPEST - Government to auction 6-week Treasury bills, results at 0930

TUESDAY, OCT 9

BUDAPEST - Government to auction 3-month Treasury bills, results at 0930

BUDAPEST - Central bank meeting, interest rates not on the agenda (1200)

WEDNESDAY, OCT 10

BUDAPEST - Central bank to publish the minutes of its Sept 25 rate-setting meeting (1200)

THURSDAY, OCT 11

BUDAPEST - Statistics office to publish August farming producer price index (0700)

MONDAY, OCT 15

BUDAPEST - Statistics office to publish August construction industry output (0700)

TUESDAY, OCT 16

BUDAPEST - Conference organized by business news portal portfolio.hu, speakers include central bank governor Andras Simor

TUESDAY, OCT 23

National holiday, with anti-government demonstrations.

TUESDAY, OCT 30

BUDAPEST - Central bank to hold interest rate setting meeting, rate announcement at 1200, news conference at 1300

NOTE - The inclusion of the diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.

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