Friss hírek, aktualitások - Diplomacy&Trade Friss hírek, aktualitások - Diplomacy&Trade hu Ennio Morricone given Hungarian state recognition World renowned Italian movie theme composer Ennio Morricone received a Hungarian state recognition, the Middle Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit in Budapest this Wednesday for popularizing Hungarian music. New manufacturing hall in Budapest Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems, the German company manufacturing eailway brake and air systems had it new manufacturing hall in Budapest inaugurated this Tuesday. A training workshop was also presented at the company's premises in the Hungarian capital. Hungary's construction sector boom's-construction-sector-boom.html According to end of summer figures by the Central Statistical Office (KSH), the volume of construction output in Hungary was 36.8% higher in August 2017 than the low base a year earlier. construction output grew by 9.8% in August compared to the previous month. Festival-goers demand more choice Experts believe that more visual experience and more surprises are needed at Hungarian festivals to keep up with the competition on international level. That was the view shared by the participants of the recent Festival Season Valuation Roundtable organized by HEINEKEN Hungária at the closing of the 2017 festival season. They also agreed that there is a need for continuous renewal in programs and gastronomy, including the festival's beverage supply. V4 presidents meet in Szekszárd Presidents of the Visegrád Group (V4) countries (Andrzej Duda of Poland, Andrej Kiska of Slovakia, Milos Zeman of the Czech Republic and the host, János Áder of Hungary) hold a two-day meeting in Szekszárd, Central Hungary. British Minister of State visits Budapest The British Minister of State for Europe and the Americas, Sir Alan Duncan is in the Hungarian capital 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. Páty Industrial Park opens first facility The first facility in the Páty Industrial Park has officially been inaugurated. The 23,000-sqm logistics centre was developed by Inpark and serves as a regional car parts distribution hub operated by logistics service provider Kühne+Nagel. The HUF 5 billion project created 160 new jobs. New logistics center in Nyíregyháza The latest project of Révész-Nyírlog Logistics, Trade and Service Ltd.. owned by Révész Logisztikai Holding Zrt. has been completed. As a result of the development implemented from EUR 28 million, a more than 52,000-square metre logistics center has been established, supplemented with a warehouse hall, an office building and accessory rooms. CEU "continues its operations uninterrupted" Concerning its dispute with the Hungarian government, the Central European University has issued a statement, stressing that its continues its operations uninterrupted despite the new Hungarian education law dubbed as 'Lex CEU'. V4 foreign ministerial meeting in Budapest The Foreign Ministers of the Visegrád Group, Western Balkans and Central-European countries held a meeting in Budapest's Várket Bazaar event center within the framework of the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrád Group (V4). Krones AG investment in Debrecen German family venture Krones AG has announced the establishment of a plant that will manufacture pieces of food industry equipment in Debrecen, E Hungary, with an investment of close to HUF 15 billion (some EUR 49 million), close to 40% of which is covered by the Hungarian government. A value creating community The Hungarian Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSDH) celebrates its ten-year anniversary. On this good occasion to look back, Diplomacy&Trade talked to the President of the organization, Attila Chikán, Jr. Siemens joins govn't supplier program't-supplier-program.html Siemens Ltd, the Hungarian subsidiary of Europe's largest industrial manufacturing company, has joined the working group of the National Supplier Program, the Hungarian Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said at the signing of a letter of intent. V4 Sunday in Budapest In celebration of Hungary's 5th presidency of the Visegrád Group (made up of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia - V4), a family event, called V4 Sunday, was organized in the Várkert Bazaar event center in Budapest. Chamber of choice The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (BCCH) celebrated its 25th anniversary last year. Asked what he regards the greatest achievement of this quarter of a century, BCCH Chairman Vazul Tóth tells Diplomacy& Trade it is that the BCCH is among the top three most active bilateral chambers in Hungary. GE doubles the value of its procurement in CEE General Electric (GE) aims to double the volume of the products and services bought from Central-Eastern European (CEE) SMEs, including Hungarian enterprises. The company has approximately 6.000 suppliers in the region and its procurement value exceeds 1,7 billion USD which can reach 3,4 billion USD by the end of the decade. Hungarian President visits Montenegro Hungarian President János Áder János is on a two-day official visit to Montenegro where he was given a reception ceremony with military saulute by his host, the President Filip Vujanovic in front of the presidential palace in Cetinje. Regardless of the Brexit... More than a year after the Brexit vote, the British Ambassador, Iain Lindsay believes relations between Hungary and the UK are stronger. “The political relationship is stronger, the economic relations are stronger, trade is growing, investment is growing,” he tells Diplomacy&Trade in an extensive interview. He also talks about the improving defense cooperation, civic and cultural ties, and the potential post-Brexit status of Hungarian and British individuals and corporate entities. Maxon Motor extends Hungarian plant The Hungarian subsidiary of the Swiss Maxon, Maxon Motor Hungary Kft. will extend - with a cash subsidy from the Hungarian government - its electromotor plant in Veszprém with an investment worth some HUF 4.2 billion, and the project will create 102 new jobs. Indian Film Week in October As part of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of India the Embassy of India and the Amrita Sher-Gil Cultural Center celebrate this auspicious anniversary by organising a variety of special events throughout the years 2017-2018. Joining the colourful repertoire on this occasion, an Indian Film Week is held between October 5 and 11, 2017 in the Puskin Cinema in downtown Budapest.