Hungarian Forint

HUF

  • Convertible: Yes
  • Transferable: Yes
  • Exchange rate regime: Floating
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Available Currency Pairs

Transaction Types

FX SPOT
Delivery date: T+1; T+2
Liquidity: high
FX FORWARD
Maximum maturity: 24 months
Liquidity: high

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Monetary policy

  • Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB) is the Central Bank of Hungary. Its objective is to maintain price stability.
  • Price fixing method: the exchange rate is qualified as floating. The HUF is usually traded against the EUR, and, to a lesser extent, against the USD.
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Features and highlights

  • HUF is one of the most liquid currencies among the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Although there is no agenda for Hungary’s possible accession to the eurozone, the forint has been relatively stable against the single currency for several years.
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Expert opinion

  • The forint is less volatile than some emerging currencies. In addition to the good performance of the Hungarian economy, the HUF also benefits from the country’s willingness to peg it to the EUR.
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Regulations

There are no special restrictions on the purchase and sale of HUF.

Important Information

PAYMENTS IN HUF TO HUNGARY

The IBAN format is mandatory. Payment instructions must contain:

  • The full name of the beneficiary.

Keep In Mind

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

New Year's Day 1 Jan
Good Friday 30 Mrt
Labour Day 1 Mei
St. Stephen’s Day 20 Aug
All Saint’s Day 1 Nov
Christmas Holiday 26 Dec
Revolution (1848) Day 15 Mrt
Easter Monday 2 Apr
Whit Monday 21 Mei
Revolution Day 23 Okt
Christmas Day 25 Dec

When a holiday falls on a weekend, the next business day becomes a holiday

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