Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Excellent opportunities for Hungarian enterprises in the rapidly expanding Uzbekistani economy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 28, 2017 11:39 AM

“Hungarian enterprises have excellent export opportunities in the Uzbekistani economy, which is producing an enviable level of economic growth even in Asian comparison, namely within the fields of the food industry and animal husbandry technologies, the pharmaceutical industry and water management technologies”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI following negotiations in Tashkent.

Hungary would like to develop even closer economic relations with the United States

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 28, 2017 10:29 AM

“Hungary would like to develop even closer economic relations with the United States, in addition to which even more American companies would like to increase their investments in Hungary”, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy, Levente Magyar said following talks with a delegation from the US-Hungary Business Council (USHBC).

Hungarian-Kazakh cooperation to be particularly developed within the fields of the oil industry, agriculture and water management

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 26, 2017 5:48 PM

“Hungary has an opportunity to develop its cooperation with Kazakhstan particularly within the fields of the oil industry, agriculture and water management”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI in a telephone statement from Astana on Monday.

Nobody is endangering academic freedom

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 26, 2017 1:34 PM

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Press Chief, Tamás Menczer, there is no need to protect Hungarian academic freedom during the course of negotiations with the Governor of the State of New York State on the Central European University (CEU), because nobody is endangering it.

Visegrád cooperation has become a worldwide brand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 26, 2017 12:37 PM

“Cooperation between the countries of the Visegrád Group (V4) is the strongest and most effective within the European Union, and has become a worldwide brand”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Kossuth Radio’s “Sunday Papers” program.

The leader of Germany’s social democrats would do better to be concerned about his own party

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 26, 2017 10:57 AM

“Everything always reminds Martin Schultz, leader of the German social democrats (SPD), about Hungary, whereas he would do better to be concerned about his own party in view of the fact that they have suffered defeats on a total of three regional elections”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI in reaction to statements on Hungary by the German politician.

Diehl Aircabin to launch 3.7 billion forint investment in Nyírbátor

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 23, 2017 4:29 PM

“German aviation industry supplier Diehl Aircabin is expanding its existing capacities in Nyírbátor with an investment of some 37 billion forints (EUR 120M), towards which the Hungarian Government is providing 1.38 billion forints in funding”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced.

Another motorway link is required along the Hungarian-Croatian border

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 23, 2017 3:57 PM

“Another motorway link is required along the Hungarian-Croatian border”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and Chairman of Croatian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Miro Kovač agreed following a meeting on Friday. Accordingly, Croatia will also be striving to enable the realisation of the M6 motorway by 2020.

Péter Szijjártó discusses Vietnam-Hungary cooperation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 23, 2017 3:57 PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Nguyễn Thanh Phong met in Budapest on Friday to discuss cooperation between Vietnam and Hungary.