Economic Trends 2022/2 report on Eastern Europe and Hungary out

The global economic outlook has markedly deteriorated in the past months. China’s strict
no-COVID policy has muted Chinese economic growth, the escalation of the Russian-
Ukrainian conflict pushed global inflation even further, the bottlenecks in global shipping and
the shortages in various products remained biting. In Hungary, a gargantuan stimulus package in February unsurprisingly made for very dynamic growth in the first quarter, but the 8.2% growth rate still came as a surprise to most observers. The full report is available here