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Over 140,000 Hungarians Seeking to Stay in Britain

May 27, 2021

So far, 140,460 Hungarian nationals have applied for permanent residency in the United Kingdom, according to figures published by the British Home Office on Thursday. Foreign nationals in Britain who had legally established residence in the country before the end of 2020 will be allowed to stay, but they are required to apply for resident […]

Decreasing Trade Surplus

Jan 11, 2021

Surplus on Hungary’s external trade in goods amounted to EUR 811 million in November, exports decreased by 0.5% and imports went up by 0.4% compared to October, according to the latest data published by the Central Statistical Office. In EUR terms, the value of exports was 6.9% and that of imports 1.9% higher in November […]


Kicking the Can Down the Road – Again

Tamás Magyarics
May 3, 2019

The United Kingdom was supposed to leave the European Union on March 29th, 2019. Then, possibly, on April 12th. Right now, the latest deadline for a soft, that is, negotiated Brexit, and a hard, that is, no deal Brexit is October 31st. However, the bookies in London accept bets for later dates, as well as […]

Sir Alan Duncan (on the left) speaking at Corvinus University | British Embassy Budapest

British Minister of State visits Budapest

Oct 13, 2017

The British Minister of State for Europe and the Americas, Sir Alan Duncan is in Budapest this Tuesday. He has officially opened the new building of the Embassy of the United Kingdom and also held a lecture and a Q&A forum at the Corvinus University.

BCCH Director Csilla Csurgai and Chairman Vazul Tóth | Dávid Harangozó

Chamber of choice

Oct 8, 2017

The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary celebrated its 25th anniversary last year. Its Chairman Vazul Tóth tells Diplomacy& Trade regards it as a great achievement that the BCCH is among the most active bilateral chambers in Hungary.

| Dávid Harangozó

Regardless of the Brexit...

Oct 4, 2017

Over a year after the Brexit vote, British Ambassador Iain Lindsay believes relations between Hungary and the UK are stronger. The political relationship and the economic relations are stronger, trade and investment are growing” he tells Diplomacy&Trade.

The new British Ambassador Iain Lindsay in the Sándor Palace in Budapest | Dávid Harangozó

New British ambassador in Budapest

Mar 30, 2016

The new Bristish Ambassador Iain Lindsay OBE presented his Letters of Credence to Hungarian President János Áder, accrediting him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom to Hungary this Wednesday in Budapest.

UKTI Business Ambassador Paul Kahn speaking at the British Embassy in Budapest | Viktória Gyõrfi / British Embassy

UKTI 'Advanced manufacturing' seminar in Budapest

Mar 11, 2016

The Emerging Europe Mega Mission 2016 business delegation, organized by British government's Trade and Investment Bureau (UKTI), visited the Hungarian capital this week, focusing on companies with advanced manufacturing technologies.

Theresa Bubbear at speed mentoring | British Embassy

Girl Power

Theresa Bubbear
Aug 6, 2015

Speed mentoring for Hungarian women proves success – that is the experience of Theresa Bubbear, Chargé d'Affaires of The British Embassy in Budapest who wrote about this experiment at her embassy for the WittyLeaks section of Diplomacy & Trade.

British Ambassador Jonathan Knott with Hungarian Olympic champion swimmer Éva Risztov at the cross-Balaton swim | British Embassy

The sporting ambassador

Jonathan Knott
Mar 24, 2015

Each issue of Diplomacy & Trade presents a piece by one of the ambassadors serving in Budapest. Recently, it has been the turn of the British ambassador who tells the readers about his love for sports and how he can pursue this activity in Hungary.

British Ambassador Jonathan Knott (on the left) and Hungarian State Secretary Béla Glattfelder opening 'BurEUcratia' in Budapestt | Krisztina Alföldi

'BurEUcratia' in Budapest calls for cutting EU red tape

Nov 7, 2014

A symbolic imaginary city, 'BurEUcratia', was erected in downtown Budapest to raise awareness of the need to cut EU red tape that hinders business growth and competitiveness in all EU member states, particularly hitting hard on small and medium size enterprises.

BCCH Chairman Vazul Tóth | Dávid Harangozó

Changes to be built on traditional values

Feb 27, 2014

The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (BCCH), established in 1991, elected a new Chairman, Vazul Tóth at its Annual General Meeting in May last year. A recent issue of Diplomacy & Trade carried an interview with him.

Dr Anna Gedeon

Dr. MBE at the British Embassy

Feb 14, 2014

The recent United Kingdom country focus in Diplomacy & Trade featured an article on the recognition by Queen Elizabeth II of the doctor of the British Embassy in Budapest, Dr. Anna Gedeon, for her dedicated services to the Embassy staff.

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