Ministry of National Development

Miklós Seszták

Minister of National Development

Leading news

Construction sector once again posted nearly record-high output growth

Ministry for National Economy, December 15, 2017 1:01 PM

In October 2016, construction sector output was up by 38.1 percent year-on-year, which figure is almost as high as the growth rate of 38.3 percent in May, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said, commenting on the latest data released by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH).

Production of world-class buses to start in Debrecen

Ministry for National Economy, December 15, 2017 11:24 AM

Motor vehicle manufacturing is a sector of priority which has expanded dynamically in recent years and contributed significantly to the country’s overall economic, export and job growth, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said at the presentation of a new bus prototype by ITK Holding Zrt and EvoBus in Debrecen.

Tax revenues up by HUF 547bn compared to last year

Ministry for National Economy, December 15, 2017 10:12 AM

Tax revenues received by Hungary’s Treasury increased by HUF 547bn year-on-year despite the fact that tax reductions had left some HUF 860bn at families and enterprises this year, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Taxation András Tállai said at an executive meeting of Hungary’s Tax and Customs Administration (NAV). As the Minister of State pointed out, the online system for filing returns for personal income tax (“e-PIT”) has made a successful debut this year and by 2021 the majority of tax returns of PIT are expected to be prepared by NAV.

Hungary’s gas supply is assured

Ministry of National Development, December 13, 2017 1:00 PM

Hungary’s supply of natural gas has not been endangered by the gas explosion in Austria. The country’s daily natural gas requirements can be continued to be met smoothly using natural gas imported via Ukraine, gas stored in underground gas storage facilities and Hungary’s own natural gas production.

Success of World Aquatic Championships is shared by Budapest and Hungary

Ministry of National Development, August 7, 2017 11:07 AM

According to Government Commissioner for Major Budapest Developments Balázs Fürjes, the success of the World Aquatic Championships closed on Sunday is not the success of the Government, but the shared success of Budapest and Hungary which reinforced the self-confidence, self-esteem and cohesion of the Hungarian people and forged the nation together.

Impact of World Championships on country image is outstanding

Ministry of National Development, August 1, 2017 5:10 PM

The impact of the World Aquatic Championships on Hungary’s image is overwhelmingly positive, foreign tourists are satisfied with the country, Zoltán Guller, Chief Executive of the Hungarian Tourism Agency said at a press conference held on Tuesday in the Duna Arena.

Almost half a million spectators at five venues

Ministry of National Development, July 31, 2017 5:54 PM

Almost half a million, 485 thousand spectators viewed the events of the World Aquatic Championships at five venues in Budapest and Balatonfüred, Minister for National Development Miklós Seszták, President of the Organising Committee of the World Championships which finished on Sunday said at a press conference held on Monday in the Duna Arena.

We are providing everything to ensure a perfect competition

Ministry of National Development, July 12, 2017 12:33 PM

According to Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták, the organisers are providing everything to ensure that the FINA World Aquatics Championships beginning in Hungary on Friday will be perfect.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán thanked railway workers for their work in a letter

Ministry of National Development, July 10, 2017 11:15 AM

The Prime Minister promised railway workers a thirty per cent pay rise up to 2019. Viktor Orbán’s letter regarding this promise was read out by Minister for National Development Miklós Seszták on Saturday in Nyíregyháza, at the Railway Workers’ Day event of the Hungarian railway company MÁV, the Communication Directorate of the railway company informed the Hungarian news agency MTI in a communication.