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Wage rises and job creation in 2015

Employment tendencies in Hungary are good and it has been 22 years since the employment rate has been permanently over 4 million.

Families, the economy and new jobs in the focus of 2015 tax laws

The Government will present next year’s tax laws to Parliament on Tuesday, the Government Spokesperson announced at a press conference held together with the Minister of National Economy.

The Hungarian Government seeks amicable assistance from the US

As a strategic partner and friend of the United States, the Hungarian Government is expecting to engage in a constructive dialogue with the United States, János Lázár said on Monday.

Viktor Orbán held talks with President of Swiss Confederation

Hungarian-Swiss economic cooperation is free from problems, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Didier Burkhalter, President of the Swiss Confederation concluded at their meeting held in Milan on Friday.

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International agreement on exchanging tax-related information

Ministry for National Economy, October 30, 2014 1:54 PM

Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga, acting in the name of Hungary, has signed an agreement on the international sharing of tax-related information, which represents a milestone in the fight against tax evasion. The document was signed by ministers and high level representatives from almost 50 countries and authorities at the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes in Berlin, Germany.

Minister Balog meets Serbian counterpart in Budapest

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 30, 2014 2:09 PM

Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog met his Serbian counterpart, Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy Aleksandar Vulin on Wednesday in Budapest and discussed social and employment issues.

Almost 4 million 200 thousand employed in Hungary

Ministry for National Economy, October 29, 2014 5:56 PM

Employment is continuing to increase dynamically in Hungary according to the latest flash report from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH). The number of people in employment rose to 4 million 182 thousand in the July-September 2014 period, which is 192 thousand more than during the same period in the previous year. Unemployment fell by 2.4 percentage points to a new low of 7.4 in the third quarter.

László Szabó holds talks with German Minister of State

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 29, 2014 4:59 PM

Parliamentary State Secretary László Szabó from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Minister of State Michael Roth of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany met on Tuesday to discuss prevailing issues relating to Hungarian-German bilateral relations, important topics on the agenda of the European Union and current diplomatic issues, the Hungarian Ministry stated.

Rome Dialogue on Family Farming

Ministry of Agriculture, October 29, 2014 2:09 PM

“Hungary’s priority goals include providing high-quality food to domestic consumers and supporting food processing and labour-intensive sectors, primarily through promoting family farming”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said in Rome at the Global Dialogue organised to assess and close the UN International Year of Family Farming.

Zoltán Kovács gives short interview on CNN’s business report

Prime Minister’s Office, October 28, 2014 7:27 PM

Zoltán Kovács, the Government’s international spokesperson, joined Richard Quest on CNN’s business report Quest Means Business to explain the idea behind the amendment of the telecommunications tax by shedding light on what it will really mean from the perspective of service providers and citizens.