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Sándor Laczkó

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Orbico Hungary Business Development Manager, Gergely Kovács

Compatibility, Engagement and Sustainability

Sándor Laczkó
Jan 24, 2020

Zagreb-based Orbico Group is the leading distributor for a large number of quality globally known brands ranging from beauty care products through food and non-food products, technical and electrical appliances to pharmaceuticals, toys, textile, cigarettes as well as motor oil products. It has been present on the Hungarian market since 2011. Orbico Ltd., the owner […]

he President of the Management Board at OTP banka Hrvatska, Balázs Békeffy

Success and Responsibility

Sándor Laczkó
Jan 22, 2020

OTP Bank is the largest commercial bank in Hungary, and OTP Group is one of the largest independent financial services providers in Central and Eastern Europe. Its Croatian subsidiary is the fourth largest bank in that country with a potential for further growth. “At our closing event in March 2005, when OTP Bank took over […]

A Hungarian-Croat Matchmaker

Sándor Laczkó
Jan 20, 2020

Established in July 2012, the Hungarian-Croatian Section of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry aims to foster economic and trade relations between the two countries and serve the economic interests of their entrepreneurs. In addition, the Section is responsible for supporting and lobbying in favor of Hungarian-owned companies operating in Croatia and Hungarian companies […]

The Croatian Ambassador to Hungary, Dr. Mladen Andrlić

Letting the Ball Roll

Sándor Laczkó
Jan 17, 2020

In the first six months of 2020, Croatia holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union with the motto ‘A strong Europe in a world of challenges.’ When elaborating on these challenges, the Croatian Ambassador to Hungary, Dr. Mladen Andrlić tells Diplomacy&Trade that “we are talking about the overall international scene, which is […]

Croatian Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Gordan Grlić-Radman

Sharing European Culture and Values

Sándor Laczkó
Jan 16, 2020

In 2013, Gordan Grlić-Radman, as the Croatian ambassador to Hungary, told Diplomacy&Trade in an interview that “Croatia has always been a member of the European community culturally and has always considered itself a member of the European community.” That was on the occasion of Croatia joining the European Union in July 2013. Now, he tells […]

Three Meetings with Hungary

There were, of course, more than three meetings. More than 33 in fact, but these three, which I will briefly present, seem the most important from today's perspective. They are deeply rooted in memory and heart. 1975-1976 July 1975. My first trip to Hungary. Together with my fiancée Márta Gedeon. We speak Polish. In addition […]

Sandrine de Saint Sauveur

Watching the River of Life

Sándor Laczkó
Dec 9, 2019

APG Network is the world’s leading platform for airline services. With over 100 offices covering more than 170 countries, APG is the world's largest general sales agent (GSA) network, partnering with over 200 airlines to help them optimize revenue flows. APG Network is the global ‘go to’ service provider for air carriers and it offers […]

Javier Valdivielso Odriozola

From Cervantes to Almodóvar

Sándor Laczkó
Nov 27, 2019

Instituto Cervantes, a public entity established by the government of Spain in 1991, has been promoting Spanish language and culture in Hungary for 15 years. Headquartered in Madrid and Alcalá de Henares - the hometown of writer Miguel de Cervantes -, the institute is a bastion of Spanish and Latin American culture worldwide. In Hungary, […]

Elisa Alvarez Martin

LaLiga - More Than Just Football

Sándor Laczkó
Nov 21, 2019

The Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División (LaLiga), or the top division of the Spanish football championship, is one of the most popular soccer competitions among Hungarian sports fans. Elisa Alvarez Martin, LaLiga’s representative for Hungary and the Balkans seeks to boost the popularity of the championship in this part of the continent. Elisa […]

Korean Cultural Center Re-opens in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
Nov 19, 2019

Coinciding with the 30-year anniversary of diplomatic relations between Hungary and the Republic of Korea, the Korean Cultural Center has been officially re-opened at a new location in the Hungarian capital. The 8,000-sqm facility, rebuilt with a HUF three billion investment, is the fifth largest cultural center worldwide and the largest in Europe. The Center […]

The Future ‘Made in CEE’

Sándor Laczkó
Nov 1, 2019

Central and Eastern Europe will play an increasingly important role in the European Union's economy in the future. The current technological changes can give the region additional impetus. These are the core statements made at an international conference in Budapest this Thursday. Organized by the ‘Netzwerk Digital’ initiative and the organization ‘United Europe’, the event […]

Qiang Wang a.k.a. Master Wang

An Emissary of the Chinese Kitchen

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 25, 2019

Authentic Chinese cuisine, unadulterated and unadjusted to Western tastes, is still hard to come by in the Hungarian capital. One Chinese restaurateur has been working hard for nearly three decades to showcase Chinese cuisine that hits all the right notes. Qiang Wang, dubbed Wang mester (Master Wang), arrived in Hungary in 1991, at the age […]

Tamás Nádasi

Understanding Chinese Business Culture

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 22, 2019

From introductions to negotiating tactics, the business culture in China, the world’s largest market, is different from European business culture. Being aware of cultural details is vital for commercial success, says Tamás Nádasi, President of the Chinese Committee established by the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Nádasi stresses that cooperation among Hungarian businesses and […]

ChinaCham president Ernő Pető

A Professional Voice

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 21, 2019

The Hungarian-Chinese Chamber of Economy (ChinaCham) aims to enhance Hungary’s role as a logistics and distribution center of Chinese goods for the region. In a previous interview with Diplomacy&Trade, ChinaCham President Ernő Pető stressed that “Europe needs China very much and China also needs Europe.” When asked whether he still stands by this statement, the […]

Venus Transit 250th anniversary commemoration

Cold Dogs for Lunch...

These things in the title and subtitle have nothing in common, but they are in a way representative of some funny and interesting things that I have encountered since I started working for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1980. So, here are three unrelated ‘episodes’ from my life as a diplomat. When joining […]

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