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Hungary ranks 3rd in EU Q2 GDP growth

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"With record growth in the second quarter, the Hungarian economy is on the podium in the EU rankings," Minister of Finance Mihály Varga said in a post shared on his Facebook page.

The Minister of Finance shared a comparison published by EU statistical agency Eurostat in the post, which showed that, based on seasonally adjusted data, Hungary achieved a prominent third place in the European Union, with second-quarter GDP growth of 17.7% on an annual basis.

The record GDP figure also surprised analysts, who also revised their annual forecasts upwards as a result.

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