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Hungary considers privatization ban

Though free of communism now, many Hungarians fear widespread sell-off of public assets.

October 11, 2011: RealDeal.hu publishes an All Hungary News report about an all-encompassing privatization ban. Supporters don't think the regulation poses a threat, arguing that in some countries, privatization only happens as the result of outside political influence. Opponents maintain the policy is too trendy.

"The development ministry's plan to create a law banning privatization could bring stability but also lead to a harmful "cementing" (bebetonozottság) of related sectors, experts and executives interviewed by Világgazdaság said..."

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Posted: October 13, 2011

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