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EU-Japan trade agreement enters into force

February 4, 2019
The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and Japan entered into force on 1 February 2019. Businesses and consumers across Europe and in Japan can now take advantage of the largest open trade zone in the world. The Economic...

Nissan to Develop its European Financial Centre in Budapest

January 8, 2019
Nissan decided to expand its Central and Eastern European regional network. Operating as the centre of this network for as long as one year, the Budapest office is going to support the financial, accounting and invoicing processes of the two...

The Japan Times – Hungary Report 2018

November 14, 2018
In 2019, Hungary and Japan will be celebrating 150 years of diplomatic relations. We not only cherish our ties going back to 1869, but we are also proud of how deep our cooperation has been over the past centuries. Japan...

Investment Environment in Hungary

September 18, 2018
We have prepared our latest investment presentation for Japanese companies interested in business opportunities in Hungary. We provide information about the economy and most important industries of Hungary and the CEE region. We show in which areas we see potential....

BMW to build giant plant in Debrecen

German car maker BMW is preparing to build a more than EUR 1 billion plant in Debrecen, eastern Hungary, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Tuesday. The plant will have capacity to turn out 150,000 conventional...

EU signs its biggest free trade deal with Japan

The European Union and Japan have signed one of the world’s biggest free trade deals, covering nearly a third of the world’s GDP and 600 million people. One of the biggest EU exports to Japan is dairy goods, while cars...

Free trade with Japan is also in the interests of the European Union and Hungary

“Rapid and comprehensive changes are going on within global politics and the global economy; old friendships are being broken and alliances of interests that previously seemed unlikely are coming into being. In such a turbulent period, it is in the...

Company Bulletin – May 2018

Our latest Company bulletin has been published! The major topics are the status of the Hungarian economy and the various industries. We also share news about the Japanese-affiliated companies in Hungary. The document can be downloaded here>>