9.78 million (2017) 

Official language



Hungarian forint (Ft) 

Important Ministries

Ministry of National Resources 

Official Statistics Office

Hungary Central Statistical Office 

Annual Book Fairs

Budapest International Book Festival held over 4 days in April. 

Translation Programmes

Hungarian Books and Translations Office provides grants for translation costs for foreign language publishing of Hungarian authors works.

Contact: applications@pim.hu 

VAT on Books

5% for books and 27eBooks 

Fixed Book Price System



Market report Hungary (PA, 2007) [link to download/view] 

Book market statistics (PA, 2017) [link to download/view] 


Useful Articles/Resources

Useful Contacts

British Council
Email: information@britishcouncil.hu 
Tel: +36 1 483 2020 or 2030 

Department for International Trade
Email: Commercial.Budapest@fco.gov.uk 
Tel: +36 (1) 266 2888

Book Distributors

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