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Hungary re-joined the International Investment Bank as a member with full voting rights

Ministry for National Economy, May 28, 2015 1:25 PM

Following a hiatus of some fifteen years, Hungarian attendees of the International Investment Bank (IIB) session on 4-5 June 2015 in Mongolia will again participate as representatives of a member state with full voting rights.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán holds talks with the Association of Hungarian Road Hauliers

The Prime Minister, May 28, 2015 1:18 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has discussed the situation of Hungarian road hauliers with leading representatives from the sector.

Hungarian troops are ready to fight the Islamic State

Ministry of Defence, May 28, 2015 11:52 AM

“Hungarian troops are ready to fight the Islamic State in coalition forces, and to try to put an end jointly to massacre and killing” – the Chief of Defence said on Wednesday, 28 May at a ceremony held in Pákozd to mark the Peacekeepers’ Day.

Eight lorries carrying aid will depart to the Ukraine

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 27, 2015 5:01 PM

Eight lorries carrying aid worth around 100 million forints (EUR 323,000) will leave next week to the Trans-Carpathian region and beyond the Carpathians, State Minister for Churches, National Minorities and Civil Affairs Miklós Soltész said at a Budapest press conference on Tuesday.

Retail sales higher following the introduction of the Sunday closure of retail stores

Ministry for National Economy, May 27, 2015 4:58 PM

Commenting on the latest retail sales data published by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH), Minister of State for Economic Regulation Béla Glattfelder pointed out that although many people had feared a retail sales slump following the introduction of restrictions on Sunday shopping and the subsequent loss of billions in tax revenues, the volume of sales actually increased in March 2015.

Nuclear agreement between Hungary and China

Ministry of National Development, May 27, 2015 4:34 PM

The Hungarian Minister for National Development Miklós Seszták and the head of the National Energy Office of the People’s Republic of China signed a declaration of intent on cooperation in training, the dissemination of information and research and development in nuclear science and industry on 26 May 2015 in Budapest.

The road to even the smallest settlement leads through a large city

The Prime Minister, May 27, 2015 4:14 PM

Following his visit to Székesfehérvár as part of the Modern Cities Programme, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Fehérvár Television on Tuesday that the Government firmly believes that the road to even the smallest settlement leads through a city.

Successful Hungarian economic model presented in Brussels

Ministry for National Economy, May 27, 2015 9:47 AM

Hungary has recorded significant achievements since 2010 and data confirm that the Hungarian economic model has been successful, Minister for Economic Regulation Béla Glattfelder said at the conference entitled “A European success story: economic growth without austerity – the Hungarian model” held in the building of the European Parliament.

Government is planning to launch support programme for large corporations

Prime Minister’s Office, May 26, 2015 6:02 PM

The Government is planning to create a support programme for large corporations which will provide an incentive for them to embark on further developments, Nándor Csepreghy, Deputy State Secretary for Development Policy Communication at the Prime Minister’s Office told MTI, the Hungarian News Agency on Tuesday.

Hungary and the EU join forces to improve competitiveness

Ministry for National Economy, May 26, 2015 3:42 PM

Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga received in his office European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Elżbieta Bieńkowska. The politician, who visited Budapest for the first time as Commissioner, discussed with Minister Varga challenges that the European industrial and SME sectors are facing.