The government aims to increase the number of small and medium-sized enterprises that produce and offer goods and services for export from the current 2,000 to 12,000, Prime Minister said
According to the document the Ministers agreed to introduce an enhanced coordination among the V4 Ministers of Interior to react to possible mass influx of persons from Ukraine.
The Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a meeting for the foreign ministers of the Visegrád Four countries and three other European Union member states, Greece, Romania and Bulgaria.
Every Hungarian household will have broadband Internet connection by 2018, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday after signing a partnership agreement with Magyar Telekom.
Hungary's interests concerning Ukraine have not changed: Hungary wants to see a democratic country which "stands on its own two feet", Prime Minister Orbán said in Brussels on Thursday, following a special EU summit on the situation in Ukraine.
According to the proposal put forward by the Fehér Gyűrű ("White Ring") Public Benefit Association tasked with performing the preparative work, the Government is contributing seventy million forints towards helping the victims of the Roma murders. The measure will provide assistance for more than 30 affected families, taking into consideration their living conditions and requirements.
In January and February 2014, the fiscal processes of the state budget were in line with the Government’s prior expectations. The central sub sector of the state budget posted a deficit of HUF 483.3bn in the initial two months of 2014.
Hungarian-Austrian relations are highly important and they remain solid despite some disputes, Foreign Minister János Martonyi said on Wednesday after meeting his Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz in Budapest.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will travel to Brussels on Thursday to take part in the European Union extraordinary summit of Heads of State and Government, held to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, before heading to Dublin for a two-day meeting of the European People's Party.
In light of the latest data published by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH), it can be concluded that growth has rebounded in each and every economic sector in Hungary. In comparison to the corresponding period of the previous year, GDP gained 2.7 percent, a growth rate unmatched in the past eight years. In the entire year of 2013, the Hungarian economy expanded by 1.2 percent.
The Prime Ministers of the Visegrád Countries are deeply concerned about the recent violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and the fact that the Russian parliament has authorized military action on Ukrainian soil against the wishes of the Ukrainian Government. This represents a serious escalation. We condemn all action threatening the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and call on to decrease the tensions immediately through dialogue, in full respect of Ukrainian and international law and in line with the provisions of the 1994 Budapest Memorandum.
Hungary’s foreign trade posted a surplus of EUR 7bn last year, up by EUR 354 million in comparison to 2012. Accordingly, the volume of exports continued to exceed that of imports, while a dynamic increase was recorded in the total volume of foreign trade.
In January 2014, the number of employees for whom enterprises utilized allowances was some 800 thousand, up by 50 thousand in comparison to last year, Minister of State for Taxation and Fiscal Regulation Gábor Orbán said at a press conference.