Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stressed that there is a need to develop a solution to ensure gas supply to Central Europe – and thus to Hungary – via Turkey.
On Hungary’s side, the strong commitment to the Polish-Hungarian friendship still prevails – Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said at a joint press conference with Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and President Vladimir Putin agreed that Hungary can use the amount of gas which has not been consumed so far, within long-term gas contracts due to expire this year.
In Q4 2014, the Hungarian economy grew by 3.4 percent year-on-year and by 0.9 percent quarter-on-quarter. This dynamic growth came in well above prior market expectations of 2.8 percent.
As of next week, bank customers will feel some tangible effects as banks are to repay income generated by unfair, unilateral modifications to contracts and by exploiting bid-ask exchange rate gaps, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said at a press conference in Budapest.
On Thursday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó welcomed British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Philip Hammond who is paying a two-day visit to Budapest.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade communicated to MTI that a delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade will travel to Moscow in the beginning of March to negotiate about the participation of Hungarian companies in infrastructure development projects in Russia.
The number of people in employment continued to stay above the 4 million mark, according to the flash report of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH) published earlier this morning.
Friday morning Prime Minister Viktor Orbán welcomed British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Philip Hammond in his office– Press Chief of the Prime Minister’s Office Bertalan Havasi announced.
More than eighty local governments are account holders at financial institutions belonging to Buda-Cash Group in Hungary. As Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga announced yesterday, the Government will enable the State Treasury to make transfers to accounts designated by the local government instead of those at Buda-Cash banks in case the only account of the municipality has been blocked.
Hungarian Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog met EU Commisioner for Justive, Consumers and Gender Equality Vĕra Jourová on Thursday in Budapest.