Orban’s popularity rising

The ruling Fidesz party’s leading figures are dominating a recent popularity list conducted by the Iranytu Institute for Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet. Continue reading “Orban’s popularity rising”


Hungary strengthens business ties with Iran

The Iranian market offers good possibilities to Hungarian companies, and the latter country is an important entry point for Iranian companies into the EU, economy minister Mihaly Varga and Iran’s finance minister, Masoud Karbasian, agreed in talks in Tehran on Sunday. Continue reading “Hungary strengthens business ties with Iran”

Szijjarto: Hungary aims to be region’s top exporter to China

Hungary has set a realistic goal of becoming the central European region’s top exporter to China as well as China’s top investment destination in the region, Hungary’s foreign minister said on Sunday. Continue reading “Szijjarto: Hungary aims to be region’s top exporter to China”


Varga joined the Eurogroup meeting

Economy Minister Mihaly Varga participated at a Eurogroup meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels on Monday, the ministry said. Continue reading “Varga joined the Eurogroup meeting”


Orban: Central Europe is the future

Central Europe is an “outstanding and thriving region,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban told a Singaporean-Hungarian business forum on the final day of his visit to Singapore. “The future is in Central Europe.” Continue reading “Orban: Central Europe is the future”


Hungarian pavilion awarded silver medal at Astana Expo

The Hungarian Pavilion at the Astana Expo, Kazakhstan, has been awarded second prize in the category Theme Development, Economy Minister Mihaly Varga said in a statement on Tuesday. Continue reading “Hungarian pavilion awarded silver medal at Astana Expo”


S&P revises Hungary’s credit outlook to positive

Standard and Poor’s decision late Friday to change the outlook on Hungary’s sovereign rating to ‘positive’ from ‘stable’ shows that the government has handled challenges well with its economic policies, Economy Minister Mihaly Varga told MTI. Continue reading “S&P revises Hungary’s credit outlook to positive”