Population

9.78 million (2017) 

Official language

Hungarian 

Currency

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

No

Statistics

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