INDICATORS - Hungary - Nov 12

BUDAPEST, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Hungary's latest indicators: (Updated on Nov 12 with preliminary Q3 GDP data) KEY CENTRAL BANK INTEREST RATES (latest change in brackets) Base rate 5.25 pct (-25 bps on April 26) 2-week deposit rate 5.25 pct (-25 bps on April 26) ------------------------------------------------------------ GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (year-on-year pct change) Q3 2010 Q2 2010 Full 2009 Q3 2009 Unadj. 1.6 1.0 -6.7 -7.5 Calendar -adjusted 1.6 0.8 -6.5 -7.5 Quarter-to- quarter 0.8 0.4 N/A -0.8 --------------------------------------------------------- INFLATION (pct change) Oct 2010 Sept 2010 Oct 2009 Headline CPI m/m 0.4 -0.1 0.0 Headline CPI y/y 4.2 3.8 4.7 Core CPI y/y 1.8 1.5 4.9 KSH BREAKDOWN OF MONTHLY CHANGE Food Alcohol Clothing Consumer Energy Other Service Total tobacco durables goods Jan 2.2 2.6 -3.9 0.4 1.7 2.5 0.7 1.4 Feb 0.3 0.1 -2.1 0.0 0.3 0.0 1.0 0.3 March 0.9 0.4 2.9 -0.7 0.3 1.1 0.4 0.7 April 0.5 0.5 2.3 -0.2 -0.1 0.9 0.4 0.5 May 1.1 0.8 -0.6 -0.4 4.1 0.8 0.3 0.9 June 0.8 0.0 -1.6 -0.2 0.9 -0.1 0.2 0.2 July -0.1 -0.4 -2.6 -0.1 0.2 0.3 0.7 0.1 Aug -1.9 0.3 -1.5 -0.3 -1.2 -0.3 0.4 -0.6 Sept -0.4 0.3 3.6 0.0 0.2 0.4 -0.8 -0.1 Oct 1.5 0.1 3.2 0.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.3 0.4 KSH BREAKDOWN OF CPI YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE Jan 2.9 11.6 1.2 3.9 4.0 13.7 5.6 6.4 Feb 2.1 11.1 0.9 3.4 3.2 11.0 6.0 5.7 March 2.3 11.0 1.4 3.7 3.5 11.6 5.9 5.9 April 2.4 10.9 0.1 2.1 3.7 11.2 5.7 5.7 May -1.3 11.1 -1.2 1.0 8.3 11.3 5.7 5.1 June 1.1 10.2 -2.5 0.6 9.7 9.1 5.5 5.3 July 2.8 6.7 -2.2 -1.7 9.4 6.5 3.0 4.0 Aug -1.9 0.3 -1.5 -0.3 -1.2 -0.3 0.4 -0.6 Sept 3.9 5.8 -0.5 -2.9 5.5 6.3 3.1 3.8 Oct 5.3 5.3 -1.0 -2.1 6.2 6.6 3.1 4.2 ------------------------------------------------------------ INDUSTRIAL PRODUCER PRICE INDEX (PPI pct change) Sept 2010 Aug 2010 Sept 2009 Month-on-month -0.9 -0.2 0.1 Year-on-year 7.9 9.0 3.4 ------------------------------------------------- INDUSTRIAL OUTPUT (pct change) Sept 2010 Aug 2010 Sept 2009 Month-on-month (adjusted) 0.5 2.3 4.3 Year-on-year (adjusted) 10.9 15.1 -14.7 Year-on-year (unadjusted) 10.9 17.7 -14.7 NOTE: Sept. figures are preliminary. Month-on-month figures are seasonally and working day-adjusted. Adjusted year-on-year data reflect the number of working days. --------------------------------------------------------- UNEMPLOYMENT (Three-month rolling figures) July-Sept'10 June-Aug'10 July-Sept'09 Unemployed (Pct of workforce) 10.9 11.0 10.3 Number of jobless 465,700 470,600 436,200 Employed (Pct of workforce) 49.7 49.5 49.2 (million) 3.823 3.804 3.784 ---------------------------------------------------------- WAGES (year-on-year pct change) Aug 2010 July 2010 FY 2009 --Real wage N/A N/A -2.4 --Net wage 5.8 4.5 1.7 --Gross wage 1.9 0.3 0.5 --Private sector bonus-adjusted 3.9 2.9 N/A --------------------------------------------------------- RETAIL SALES (pct change) Aug 2010 July 2010 Aug 2009 Month-on-month -0.6 1.0 0.8 Year-on-year 0.0 1.7 -7.3 NOTE - Month-on-month retail data are seasonally and working day-adjusted. Year-on-year data are working day-adjusted. ---------------------------------------------------------- BUDGET BALANCE (in billion Hungarian forints) Jan-Oct 2010 Jan-Oct 2009 Central state budget -1,142.1 -793.8 Indep. govt funds 79.0 -11.8 Social sec. funds -69.6 -242.2 ------------------------------------------------ Public sector balance -1,132.7 -1,047.8 NOTE - The figures are cash-flow based and do not include local governments. -------------------------------------------------- DETAILED CENTRAL BANK C/A AND FINANCING FIGURES (In million euros) Q2 Q1 Q2 2010 2010 2009 Trade of goods/services 1,804 1,829 1,357 Goods 1,193 1,234 1,006 -Exports 17,368 16,077 14,166 -Imports 16,175 14,844 13,159 Services 611 596 351 Income and current transfers -1,386 -1,381 -1,196 ----------------------------------------------------------- CURRENT ACCOUNT 418 448 161 ----------------------------------------------------------- Capital account 387 419 396 Financial account -183 2,910 -2,033 -Direct investment -478 -541 -1,413 Abroad 468 -796 -621 In Hungary -946 255 -792 -Portfolio investments -1,089 2,543 -1,310 -Financial derivatives 387 -33 768 -Other investments 996 941 -78 -International reserves -956 -2,910 531 ----------------------------------------------------------- KSH TRADE BALANCE (million euros) Sept 2010 Aug 2010 Jan-Sept 2010 Sept 2009 Jan-Sept 2009 548.0 392.0 4,040.6 458.9 2,538.2 NOTE - Sept. figures are preliminary. The KSH is the Central Statistics Office. --------------------------------------------------------- CENTRAL BANK INTERNATIONAL RESERVES (billion euros, end-period) Oct 201 Sept 2010 Dec 2009 Oct 2009 33.362 33.676 30.676 30.411 ----------------------------------------- LATEST TREASURY BILL AUCTION YIELDS (pct) 6-week 3-month 12-month 5.26 5.24 5.94 LATEST GOVERNMENT BOND AUCTION YIELDS (pct) 3-yr 2014/C 5-yr 2016/C 10-yr 2020/A 15-yr 2023/A 6.61 6.76 7.03 7.03 HUNGARY'S SOVEREIGN RATINGS (Outlook in brackets) Fitch Moody's S&P (negative) (negative) (negative) Short-term forint N/A N/A A-3 Long-term forint BBB+ Baa1 BBB- Short-term foreign c. F3 N/A A-3 Long-term foreign c. BBB Baa1 BBB- Data release diary......................... Forecasts for key indicators................ Forecasts for EUR/HUF..................... Benchmark govt securities yields........... Government securities auctions... Auction history.......................... Foreigners' govt bond holding history...... Duration of foreigners' holding history.... NBH forint fixings......................... Forint/dollar market quotes................ Forint/euro market quotes.................. Interbank o/n, t/n deposit rates... Budapest Stock Exchange BUX index.......... (Reporting by Sandor Peto) Keywords: HUNGARY INDICATORS/ (sandor.peto@thomsonreuters.com; +36 1 327 4744; Reuters Messaging sandor.peto.reuters.com@reuters.net) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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