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Uploaded: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Commercial manufacturing of small petrol engines has got underway in Opel’s factory in Szentgotthárd. This will be the main product of the new Flex engine factory, completing the product range of a plant that cost EUR 700 million to put in place and that started production in early 2013.
Uploaded: Monday, July 14, 2014
BorsodChem Zrt, Hungarian subsidiary of the Chinese Wanhua Industrial Group, is to build a new plant for hydrochloric acid conversion in Kazincbarcika with government support. The investment of EUR 84 million will create at least 70 new jobs, announced Péter Szijjártó, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Jiansheng Ding, chairman and CEO of BorsodChem on Monday in Budapest.
Uploaded: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
To celebrate its annversary year AmCham has launched a series of roundtable discussions focusing on topics - such as technological revolution, healthcare, human capital, resource management and communications - that may have an effect on our next 25 years. The next event, Dawn of the Second Machine Age: Technological Revolution and its Effects on Human Capital will be held on Monday, 30 June, 2014. For details visit Amcham's site at
Uploaded: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
After a successful presence at last year's ComminicAsia, (when one of the Hungarian participants, Multipass Solutions won a prestigious award), HITA has brought together again a strong team to represent Hungary's IT sector at the high-tech show in Singapore. For a list of Hungarian participants click on the title.
Uploaded: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
In the latest ranking of fDi Magazine, a publication of the Financial Times Group, Budapest appears as the most attractive city for capital investment in Eastern Europe in 2014-2015. In addition to its regional gold medal, Budapest – the only Eastern European city on the list – ranked 9 in the “TOP 10 Major European Cities Overall”, a comprehensive assessment combining all categories, just ahead of Moscow. The fDi Magazine’s Award was received by János Berényi, President of HITA (Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency) today at noon in Cannes, at MIPIM, Europe’s leading international real estate fair.
Uploaded: Monday, February 25, 2013
The Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency (HITA) is the first to set up a supplier database in Hungary. Hungarian companies seeking to supply goods to the automotive and electronic industry and suppliers that wish to broaden their customer base are invited to register. The database is a platform combining the demand of enterprises and the spare capacities of Hungarian companies that occupy a lower tier in the supplier pyramid, thus functioning as a direct, virtual marketplace operated by HITA.
Uploaded: Thursday, January 24, 2013
Systemax’ EMEA Pan-European Technology Products Group opens a new shared service center in Budapest, Hungary – announced representatives of HITA (Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency) and the company. The new leased facility will support the Company’s expanding pan-European footprint and will be located in the Corvin Promenade, in the heart of Budapest. The facility, the Company’s first in Hungary, is expected to open in the spring of 2013, ramping up to approximately 200 employees by year end.
Uploaded: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The first Arab-Hungarian Economic Forum, organized by HITA (Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency) and the General Union of Arab Chambers (GUCCIAAC), has come to an end today. The two-day event, opened by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Economy Péter Szijjártó and Chairman of the General Union of Arab Chambers Adnan Kassar, was attended by 200 businessmen from 16 Arab countries and about the same number of Hungarian businesspeople.
Uploaded: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Please find attached the opening speech of H.E. Mr Viktor Orbán at the Arab–Hungarian Economic Forum.
Uploaded: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The 1st Arab-Hungarian Economic Forum started with opening addresses by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Economy Péter Szijjártó and Chairman of the General Union of Arab Chambers Adnan Kassar.



Berényi JánosThe HITA was established by the Government to promote the international business activities of Hungarian small and medium-sized enterprises and to encourage foreign businesses to invest in Hungary. The Agency is a central organisation subordinated directly to the Prime Minister. The activities of the Agency are controlled by the Prime Minister, as prescribed by law, via the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations at the Prime Minister's Office.

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