Hungary’s second-quarter GDP grew by 17.9 percent year-on-year, after a double-digit decline in the base period, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) confirmed in a second reading of data released on Wednesday.
Adjusted for seasonal and calendar year effects, GDP climbed 17.7 percent. In a quarter-on-quarter comparison, GDP rose a seasonally and calendar year-adjusted 2.7 percent. KSH noted that unadjusted GDP was 2.2 percent higher than in Q2 2019, before the start of the pandemic.
The trade surplus reached 629 million euros.