Hungarian minister calls central bank ‘unco-operative’

MNB’s critique of government strategy draws official’s rebuke

Hungarian National Bank
Central Bank of Hungary

The Hungarian government again criticised the central bank after it published an analysis of the national economic strategy, local pro-government publication Index reported on May 21.

“In the government’s view, strategy analysis itself is not a problem,” said the minister for the economy, Márton Nagy, adding that “we all have a phone which can be picked up”.

Nagy was replying to to the Central Bank of Hungary (MNB)’s evaluation of the government’s plans for boosting economic competitiveness, which

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