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Europe must learn from Brexit, says Hungarian Foreign Minister

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 24, 2016 3:19 PM

“Europe must draw on the lessons learned from the referendum on Great Britain’s EU membership”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at an extraordinary press conference on Friday concerning the British referendum.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán holds talks with members of the US-Hungary Business Council

The Prime Minister, June 24, 2016 3:13 PM

On Friday in Parliament, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with members of the US-Hungary Business Council (USHBC), and said that American companies active in Hungary provide jobs to hundreds of thousands of Hungarian citizens.

Domestic retail sector posts higher than EU average growth

Ministry for National Economy, June 24, 2016 12:12 PM

Retail sales grew by 6.7 percent in April compared to the same period in the previous year, meaning sales have now increased for the 34th consecutive month. In international comparison, April’s increase in retail sales in Hungary was the highest in the European Union and well above the EU average of 2.4 percent.

Latin America shows interest in Hungarian knowledge and technology – record attendance at business seminar

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 24, 2016 10:57 AM

Deputy State Secretary for Hungary’s economic Southward Opening policy Szilveszter Bus and the CEO of Hungarian National Trading House Cls. Zsanett Ducsai-Oláh invited the ambassadors of Latin American countries with diplomatic representations in Budapest and Vienna to attend a business seminar in the interests of identifying concrete opportunities for business cooperation.

Hungarian-American economic cooperation a true success story

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 24, 2016 10:55 AM

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade called Hungarian-American economic cooperation a true success story; following a meeting with the members of the US-Hungary Business Council in Budapest on Thursday, Péter Szijjártó highlighted the fact that the United States has become the largest investor in Hungary outside the European Union.

Britain’s decision must be respected

Ministry for National Economy, June 24, 2016 10:15 AM

“Every nation has the right to make a sovereign decision on how they wish to live their lives, and the British must also be afforded this right and their decision must be respected, but Hungary would nevertheless be glad if the United Kingdom were to remain a member of the European Union”, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said following the opening ceremony of a professional conference.

The decision of the British people must be respected

Government spokesperson, June 24, 2016 10:12 AM

“Whatever the people of Britain decide at the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, that decision must be respected”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said on Hungarian M1 television’s Thursday evening current affairs program.

Threat of terrorism has increased in France

Prime Minister’s Office, June 23, 2016 9:59 PM

According to secret service information, the threat of terrorism has increased in France, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office pointed out at his press conference.

Hungary: a favourable investment ground for US businesses as well

Ministry for National Economy, June 23, 2016 6:34 PM

The Hungarian Government’s investor-friendly economic policy offers favourable opportunities to businesses from the United States as well, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga stated at the meeting held with the delegation of the US-Hungary Business Council.

Hungary strongly condemns the latest North Korean missile tests

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 23, 2016 5:38 PM

The Government of Hungary strongly condemns the tests conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on June 22, 2016 in the course of which two Musudan-type intermediate-range ballistic missiles were fired.