Jarai says Hungary could miss 2010 euro target

The head of the National Bank of Hungary Zsigmond Jarai said stricter economic policies need to be introduced or Hungary won't be able to adopt the euro at its current target date of 2010.

"If we don't switch to much more disciplined ... budget and general economic policies, we can't introduce the euro in 2010," National Bank of Hungary President Zsigmond Jarai said at a conference in Szeged, 170 kilometers (105 miles) south of Budapest.

"There's nothing worse than constantly pushing back the

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