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Péter Szijjártó

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The Hungarian Government provides HUF 1 billion for building solar panel plant

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 19, 2014 12:47 PM

The government has allocated HUF 1 billion (EUR 3.2 million) for the construction of a solar module factory in Csorna, in north-western Hungary, State Secretary of Hungary’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday in Budapest.

Apollo Tyres announced its first European greenfield investment in Hungary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 18, 2014 3:02 PM

India's Apollo Tyres is to build a HUF 146 billion plant in Gyöngyöshalász, Hungary, creating 975 new jobs. State Secretary of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said the investment is a key element in the Hungarian Government’s reindustrialization plan. The plant is expected to produce 16,000 car tyres and 3,000 tyres for light commercial vehicles a day.

Hungary’s Eximbank and the European Investment Bank agreed upon a credit line of EUR 200 million

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 18, 2014 11:08 AM

A further loan of EUR 200 million is available for expanding Hungarian exports. The successful cooperation between Eximbank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) enables Hungarian SMEs to play a pivotal role in Hungarian exports, said Péter Szijjártó, State Secretary of the Hungarian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade today in Budapest. According to the agreement, EIB will provide funds to Eximbank on favorable terms to offer a competitive financing option for Hungarian SMEs.

Inauguration of the Siófok Holocaust Memorial

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 17, 2014 12:44 PM

The principle of zero tolerance against anti-Semitism will be included on the agenda of the Jewish Community Roundtable’s discussion scheduled for December, emphasised State Secretary László Szabó at the inauguration ceremony of the Holocaust Memorial in Siófok.

High-tech firm builds new factory in Miskolc

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 16, 2014 4:17 PM

A high-tech firm deploys new assembly line in Miskolc, Eastern Hungary, said State Secretary of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó on Tuesday in Budapest after signing a strategic partnership agreement on behalf of the Hungarian Government with Japanese automotive parts company, Takata.

Further Hungarian Institutions will open throughout the next year

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 11, 2014 4:25 PM

The Hungarian government decided in principle on the establishment of three new Hungarian Institutions, said Monika Balatoni, Minister of State for Cultural Diplomacy to the Hungarian News Agency this Thursday.

Minister of State Balatoni spoke at the Synagogue Architecture Exhibition

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 11, 2014 9:44 AM

Traveling exhibition titled ‘Synagogue Architecture Exhibition in East-Central Europe 1782-1944’ opened in Subotica on Wednesday. The expo presents the centuries-long wandering of Jews in the region through the synagogues of nine countries.

Commemorative stamp and envelope issued to mark the 25th anniversary of Hungarian-Israeli diplomatic relations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 10, 2014 5:43 PM

Marking the 25th anniversary of the re-establishment of Israeli–Hungarian diplomatic relations, a commemorative stamp and envelope were presented on Tuesday in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

500 foreign students start their studies in Hungary thanks to ‘Stipendium Hungaricum’

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 10, 2014 4:12 PM

In the following days, 480 foreign students from 25 countries will arrive to Hungary for the academic year of 2014/2015 in order to begin their studies in 16 academic institutions. The programme, which was founded by the Hungarian Government in 2013, is coordinated by the Balassi Institute and it is encompassing a university preparatory training in Hungarian language for foreign students as well.

Hungarian export to China may hit new record this year

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, September 8, 2014 5:30 PM

Hungary has become the gateway to Europe for Chinese companies; and it is highly likely that, after last year’s record, Hungarian exports to China reach a new record this year, State Secretary of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday at a seminar dedicated to the Government’s ‘Opening to the East’ Policy.