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Industry and agriculture are the key to Hungarian economic development

“In addition to industry, agriculture represents the key to the development of the Hungarian economy over the next 20 years; Hungary cannot be successful without agriculture.”

Serious help for foreign currency debtors

“The legislation introduced to improve the situation of foreign currency debtors is helping the holders of foreign currency loans in accordance with the Government’s promises”, said László Trócsányi.

Uniting the nation across borders is our fundamental goal

There is one thing that has not changed: uniting the nation across borders continues to remain our fundamental goal, Prime Minister stressed at the 4th meeting of the Hungarian Diaspora Council.

German MPs receive Hungarian Order of Merit

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán presented Hungarian Order of Merit distinctions to German MPs at the Hungarian Parliament on Tuesday.

Leading news

EU ministers adopt 2015-2018 Work Plan for Culture

Ministry of Human Capacities, November 26, 2014 5:02 PM

Culture ministers of the European Union adopted on Tuesday a Work Plan for Culture (2015-2018), which sets four priority areas: accessible culture, cultural heritage, creative economy and innovation, and cultural diversity. These are complemented by two cross-sector themes: digital shift and statistics.

Legislation on fair banks and forint conversion of loans passed

Government, November 26, 2014 3:54 PM

Parliament passed the law on fair banks on Tuesday, together with the legislative amendment which will, as of the beginning of next year, automatically convert foreign currency or foreign currency-based consumer mortgage loan contracts into forints.

Unbroken commitment to the protection of minorities

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 26, 2014 2:46 PM

The United Nations Forum on Minority Issues holds its seventh session in Geneva on 25-26 November 2014.

Deputy State Secretary Kristóf Altusz visited Finland

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, November 26, 2014 2:22 PM

Deputy State Secretary Kristóf Altusz travelled to Finland on Tuesday, 25 November. During his visit, he met with Jukka Salovaara, European Director of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Finland and Lauri Tierala, special advisor on EU affairs of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Finland.

Moody’s turned also positive on Hungarian economic growth

Ministry for National Economy, November 26, 2014 11:38 AM

In its annual country report, Moody’s Investors Service formulates a positive view on Hungary’s medium-term economic growth.

Retail sector expanded for the fifteenth consecutive month

Ministry for National Economy, November 26, 2014 11:07 AM

Hungary’s retail sales have continued to rise as in September 2014 and in the initial nine months of the year the sector expanded by 4.5 percent and 5.1 percent, respectively, in comparison to data compiled one year ago. Commenting on the latest statistics of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH), Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Béla Glattfelder said that this has been the fifteenth consecutive month when the volume of retail sales increased and this remarkable achievement has also contributed to sound and sustainable economic growth.