Hanko: Improving Europe’s competitiveness crucial

It is crucially important to improve Europe's competitiveness, the state secretary for innovation and higher education said on Friday, noting that 15 years ago Europe accounted for 25 percent of global scientific output as against less than 20 percent today.

Orbán has talks with Bulgaria president

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met Bulgarian President Rumen Radev in Antalya, Turkiye, on Friday, with Hungary-Bulgaria economic relations and energy security high on the agenda, the PM's press chief said in a statement.

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Services trade surplus grows in Q4

In the 4th quarter of 2023 service exports calculated in EUR increased by 5.8%, their imports grew by 0.2% compared to the same period of the previous year. The surplus was EUR 2.6 billion, EUR 462 million more than in the 4th quarter of ...

PMI rises to 52.2 in February

Hungary's seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) rose to 52.2 points in February from 50.1 in January, Halpim, the organisation that publishes the index, said on Friday.

Varga: Government respects central bank independence

The government's goal is to strengthen the National Bank of Hungary's transparency and ensure its frugal operation while respecting the central bank's independence, Finance Minister Mihaly Varga said on Facebook on Thursday.

Hungary to implement strictest immigration law in EU from March

Hungary will start implementing the strictest immigration law in the European Union on March 1, a state secretary of the interior ministry said on Thursday, adding that the new law aimed to "close all loopholes" and prevent migrants from arriving in Hungary, even as ...

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Egis favipiravir drug licenced for Covid-19 treatment

A new drug with the active ingredient favipiravir manufactured by Hungarian pharmaceutical company Egis has been licenced for treatment of Covid-19 by the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), the institute said on Saturday.

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Orbán: New EU migration pact could force Hungary to welcome migrants

Hungary does not support the new migration and refugee package presented by the European Commission on Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Reuters newswire on Friday. Under the package, Hungary's commitment to send people back from the southern EU states like Italy or Greece, ...