Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Péter Szijjártó

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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The Hungarian economy has gone through a dimensional transition

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 17, 2019 8:51 PM

“The Hungarian economy has gone through a dimensional transition in recent years”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Tuesday in Szeged.

The opening of the southern Italian ports to illegal migrants is dangerous

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 17, 2019 2:06 PM

“The Hungarian Government regards the Italian cabinet’s decision to open the southern Italian ports to illegal migrants to be cause for concern and dangerous”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday.

Indonesia is an important economic and political partner for Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 17, 2019 12:59 PM

Indonesia is an important economic and political partner of Hungary as it is situated in the Southeast Asia region which is one of today’s most dynamically growing regions of the world economy, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said after he had talks with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó had talks about Hungarian-Cuban economic cooperation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 17, 2019 11:03 AM

On Tuesday in Budapest, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó had talks with the Vice President of the Council of Ministers of Cuba about Hungarian-Cuban economic cooperation. According to the communication of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Szijjártó received Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz in his office. In 2016, the European Union and Cuba signed an agreement on political dialogue and cooperation, as part of which Member States of the EU maintain relations with Cuba, the communique sent to the Hungarian news agency MTI reads.

Hungary undertakes important role in enhancement of nuclear safety

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 16, 2019 8:11 PM

Hungary is undertaking an important role in the enhancement of nuclear safety, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Monday in Vienna at the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency. “Terrorism, the threat of terrorism is increasing world-wide by virtue of the fact that uncontrolled migration flows are setting out. This also increases nuclear threats, and it is therefore important that Hungary has been tasked for another year with chairing the nuclear safety task force,” the Minister stated.

Hungarian food industry is also competitive by international standards

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 16, 2019 3:09 PM

In the first seven months of this year, the Hungarian food industry increased its production value by 10 per cent, thereby exceeding HUF 2,000 billion, meaning that it is positively competitive, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Monday in Zalaegerszeg. At the inauguration of the new plant of Zalaco Sütőipari Zrt. implemented from HUF 4 billion, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade highlighted that the Hungarian food industry provides jobs for 145,000 people, and increased its overall output by 7 per cent also last year.

Hungarian economy’s growth rate is fastest in the European Union

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 16, 2019 2:36 PM

Today the Hungarian economy’s growth rate is the highest in the European Union, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Monday at the inauguration of the structure of the animal feed manufacturing plant of TBZ Táp Kft., forming part of the Claessens company group, from an investment worth HUF 3.1 billion, in Böhönye-Terebezdpuszta in Somogy County.

We will protect our borders

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 15, 2019 6:33 PM

Any decision that opens Europe’s borders to illegal immigrants as the new Italian government has done is regrettable, but Hungary will protect its borders, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade stated on the public service television news channel M1 on Sunday.

The key to economic success lies in how rapidly we switch to the digital global economic system

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 13, 2019 6:06 PM

“The key to the future successes of the Hungarian economy is fundamentally provided by how rapidly we are able to switch to the new, digital global economic system”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the inauguration of Intretech Hungary Ltd.’s new plant in Kapuvár.