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Košice Welcomes Ice Hockey Fans

Jun 19, 2019

The Eastern Slovakian city of Košice was one of the venues of the World Ice Hockey Championships this May, hosting a multitude of visitors. Following the event, Mayor Jaroslav Polaček thanked the organizing committee and other partners for their work in welcoming approximately 250,000 visitors to the city – many of them from within the […]

The manufacture of communication equipment increased outstandingly by 44% |

Annual industrial production up by 4.2pc in Hungary

Aug 13, 2018

In June 2018, the volume of industrial output grew by 4.2% year-on-year, the Hungarian Central statistical Office (KSH) reports. Based on working-day adjusted data, the production rose by 3.1%. On the previous month, industrial output was down by 1.2%.

HUF bills and coins | Sándor Laczkó

Hungarian forint hits all time low

Jun 27, 2018

The Hungarian currency, the forint began Wednesday trading at 326 units to one euro. Then, a morning waning wave had flown it to 327.3, before another fall early evening resulted in the common European currency being worth HUF 328 – an all-time low.

Ecuadorian export products | Embassy of Ecuador

PRO ECUADOR opens representation office in Budapest

Jun 15, 2018

The trade development and investment promotion agency PRO ECUADOR has opened a representative office in Budapest with the aim of promoting Ecuadorian exportable supply and investment climate on the Hungarian other Central Europe markets.

DUIHK 2018 General Assembly | Csaba Pelsõczy

German Chamber board elections and awards

Jun 1, 2018

At the General Assembly of 2018 of the German-Hungarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DUIHK), four new members were elected to their board of directors. Also, 20 companies were awarded the 'Reliable Employer' rating for the third time.


Industrial producer prices rise by 3.5 per cent

May 3, 2018

Industrial producer prices as a whole were 3.5% higher in March 2018 than in the same period of the previous year, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office reported this Thursday. Industrial domestic output prices rose by 3.3%.

Production line at the Mercedes plant in Kecskemét |

Hungary's most attractive employers

Apr 16, 2018

This is the fifth year Randstad Hungary rewarded the most attractive employers in Hungary. Mercedes Benz landed on the top of the list and previous consecutive victories earned Audi Hungária a place in the 'Randstad Employer Brand Hall of Fame'.

Bence Katona of Hiventures | Enterprise Hungary

Startup Campus V4 Global Tour stops in Berlin

Apr 16, 2018

The Startup Campus V4 Global Tour reached its second destination, the German capital, this April as participating startups attended and exhibited at Startup Camp Berlin 2018 and introduced themselves to the representatives of the German economy.

Balatonfüred marina | Sándor Laczkó

Nine percent increase in tourism nights

Apr 10, 2018

In February 2018, the number of nights spent by international tourists increased by 7.4% and that of nights spent by domestic tourists by 11% compared to a year earlier. Total gross revenues grew by 12% at current prices in accommodation establishments.

GE Supplier’s Forum | HIPA

GE Supplier’s Forum

Mar 20, 2018

GE Hungary keeps on seeking Hungarian companies which could successfully join its supplier's chain. For this purpose, more than 70 SMEs presented themselves to GE representatives at the GE Supplier's Forum in Budapest.

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Upgraded Hungarian banknote

Feb 28, 2018

Upgraded 1,000-forint banknote denominations can appear in cash payments in Hungary from March 1, 2018. In addition to their renewed appearance, the banknotes have been brought up-to-date with regards their security features.

Balázs Rákossy

Startup Campus V4 Global Tour launched in Istanbul

Feb 26, 2018

The World Business Angel Forum in Istanbul marked the launch of the Startup Campus V4 Global Tour. At the conference, five Hungarian and two Polish innovative startups introduced their ideas to key sponsors and partners like Türk Telekom and Celebi.

V4 Startup Campus Global Tour press briefing | Sándor Laczkó

Startup Campus V4 Global Tour

Feb 5, 2018

Enterprise Hungary will launch the 'Startup Campus V4 Global Tour' event in February 2018, whereby innovative companies in the V4 countries will be able to introduce themselves to investors and large business partners.

GKI sentiment index 2011-18 | GKI

Minimal progress in business expectations

Feb 2, 2018

Compared to its historical peak at the end of 2017, GKI’s economic sentiment index advanced in January within the statistical margin of error as a result of a minimal improvement in business expectations and a slight deterioration of consumer expectations.

| Aleksandar Dmitrovic Photography

Understanding the market

Jan 12, 2018

“Hungary provides great opportunities for Australian companies. It is geographically well placed to tap into the broader continental European opportunities," the Senior Trade Commissioner for Central Europe, Anthony Weymouth tells Diplomacy&Trade.

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