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January 2015

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The location of the would be Sherbiny service center in Gödöllõ | Zsolt Szigetváry / MTI

Engineering service center opens in Hungary

Jan 28, 2015

As announced earlier this week, Saudi industrial and commercial service provider Sherbiny Holdings will establish an engineering service center in Gödöllõ, just east of Budapest.The value of the investment exceeds HUF 150 million (EUR 481 000).

| Dávid Harangozó

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan 27, 2015

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year, on the 70th anniversary of the largest Nazi death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Ambassador of the State of Israel, Ilan Mor, has issued a statement on the lessons of the past.

Commemoration in the Kozma Street Cemetery on January 26 | Gergely Botár /

Glory to the Jewish Heroes of the Great War

Jan 26, 2015

As part of the commemorations related to the International Holocaust Remembrance Day of January 27, a ceremony was held - with the participation of dignitaries - to mark the renovation of WWI graves in the Kozma Street Jewish Cemetery in Budapest.

Réka Szemerkényi | source:

U.S. accepts new Hungarian ambassador

Jan 23, 2015

The US Department of State has handed over its agrément to the Hungarian Embassy, under which Réka Szemerkényi, Hungary’s new ambassador to the US, can take up her post in Washington, D.C., the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced.

BauMax store in Gyõr

BauMax exits Hungary

Jan 22, 2015

Austrian home improvement center operator bauMax AG has announced its exit from Hungary. The decision, which follows "due consideration", was made due to difficult economic conditions in this country, the company’s management said on Wednesday.

U.S. Ambassador Colleen Bell presenting her credentials | Szilárd Koszticsák / MTI

New American ambassador presents credentials

Jan 21, 2015

The new Ambassador of the United States to Hungary, Colleen Bradley Bell presented her credentials to the President of Hungary János Áder this Wednesday in the Sándor Palace. She also laid a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Heroes’ Square.


Harnessing opportunities

Jan 20, 2015

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (CCCH) that celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2013 promotes business for both Canadian and Hungarian companies. Diplomacy & Trade has recently carried this interview with its President, Nicholas Sarvari.

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Szeged | source: nemethd -

Canadian studies in Hungary

Katalin Kürtösi
Jan 16, 2015

The history of Canadian studies in Hungary was explained in the recent Canadian Focus of Diplomacy & Trade Associate Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Szeged and the founder of Canadian Studies at that university.


A diplomat at home in Hungary

Jan 15, 2015

Fostering relations between countries and within the family - this is the main theme of the article written for the Witty Leaks section of a recent issue of Diplomacy & Trade by the Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Iraq in Budapest, Dr. Diary Ahmed Majid.

| Dávid Harangozó

Five decades of partnership

Jan 14, 2015

This year, Canada and Hungary has recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations. On this occasion, Diplomacy & Trade featured a special focus with an interview in it with the Canadian Ambassador to Hungary, Lisa Helfand.


The world's largest engine factory in Hungary

Jan 13, 2015

In 2014, the world’s largest car engine producer, the Hungary-based plant of German carmaker Audi, produced the biggest number of engines to date and the number of cars rolling out of the factory was the triple of the 2013 figure. The headcount has grown further.

Jenõ Buzánszky | Dorogi FC

The last of the Mighty Magyars passes away

Jan 12, 2015

Jenõ Buzánszky, the last surviving member of Hungary's formidable 1950s national football side, the Golden Team, died at the age of 89 after a long illness this Sunday. He was elected as one of the 12 'Athletes of the Nation' in 2011.

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