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Forint

 

a monetary unit of the Hungarian People’s Republic, equal to 100 fillers. The forint was introduced on Aug. 1, 1946, and has a gold content of 0.0757 g. According to the June 1977 exchange rate at the Gosbank (State Bank) of the USSR, 100 forints equal 7 rubles 67 kopecks.

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Banks must pay the 7 percent charge in forints by December 20 this year.
The Hungarian forint appreciated by 16% when calculating the average Hungarian forint/U.
Due to the steep fall in crude prices it had to book a total of 102 billion forints in replacement and impairment costs on inventories, which weighed on its operating results.
Orban has introduced an option for families to repay loans at exchange rates below market levels, but that has roiled markets and inflicted billions of forints of losses on the bank sector, undermining growth and lending.
The forint traded around 231 against the franc on Friday, having weakened significantly from rates of 150-160 seen when most of the loans were extended.
Contract notice: Overdraft providing a total of huf 4 billion, four billion forints in the form of loan agreement.
3 billion forints was, however, a marked improvement over the 9.
Fidesz parliamentary faction leader Janos Lazar says debtors would be able to cancel their debts in Swiss francs at an exchange rate of 180 forints per franc, while debts in euros could be canceled at 250 forints.
2 billion Hungarian forints during the three months ended September 30, 2001, as compared to 3.
Overdraft 4 billion HUF, that is worth four billion forints
4 billion forints in the third quarter, down 60 per cent on the same period last year, the company said.