Hungary's RMB ambitions: central bank talks to GlobalRMB

Hungary is busy positioning itself as the first potential offshore renminbi hub in Central and Eastern Europe. Its central bank, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB), launched an RMB initiative earlier this year to push Budapest's credentials and Daniel Palotai, the bank's executive director for monetary policy, spoke to GlobalRMB about the bank’s plans.

  • By Paolo Danese
  • 06 May 2015

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