IMF criticises Hungary over policy 'missteps'


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a warning to Hungarian officials regarding its economic and governance policies, and reiterated calls for the government to repeal a law that threatens its central bank's independence.

In the conclusions of its Article IV consultation with Hungary published on January 25, the IMF warned that economic growth in the country was slowing due to spillover effects from the eurozone debt crisis and "domestic policy missteps". The fund also expressed

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