Central Europe sees shift in fortunes

Hungary, the top performer of the region in recent years, is struggling with fiscal and external deficits alongside an economic slowdown, but Poland’s economy shows improved competitiveness, said Yianos Kontopoulos, chief global FX strategist at Merrill Lynch in New York.

Hungary’s economy has been affected by deteriorating exports and the country faces wide current account and budget deficits. "It has to rein in a twin deficit problem at a time where its economy has already begun slowing. This

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