- Expected Amendments To The Tax Legislation For 2017
- Supreme Court ruling on hostile takeover defence costs
- New rules of e-signature
- The Rules Of Compensation For Debt Recovery Costs
- Provisions on the new Employee Stock Ownership Plan
- Public Health Product Tax – Tax Allowance For Health Promotion Programmes
- The Most Important Tax Legislative Changes Effective From 2016
- The Legal Aspects Of Telework
- Easier Data Transfer To Countries Outsite The EU
- New Feature For Invoicing Softwares Required
- Mandatory Employment Of Fire Protection Specialists
- Amended Rules Of Proceedings For The Protection Of Possession
- Changing Advertising Tax Rates
Budapest Business Journal / MTI
President János Áder on Wednesday appointed the mayor of Paks, János Süli, Hungaryʼs new minister without portfolio in charge of the upgrade of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Hungarian news agency MTI reported. More...
The the first Chinese think tank independently registered in Europe, China-CEE Institute was launched on April 24 in Hungary. The launching ceremony was held in the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In his keynote speech Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) president Wang Weiguang said that the institute would promote exchanges through field study, joint research, conferences, seminars and lectures. An academic committee will be set up, and leading scholars from China and CEE countries will be members of the committee, he added.
By Richard Higgs, Plastics News Europe
US automotive components supplier Lear Corporation is understood to be planning to shut down a car seating covers production plant in northern Hungary laying off more than 800 workers, according to local media reports. More...
Central Statistical Office
In February 2017, average gross earnings amounted to HUF 274,800, 10.7% higher than a year earlier. In January–February 2017 increased by 10.3% compared to the same period of the previous year. Primarily, the rise in the minimum wage as well as the salary adjustment in various areas of the public sector had an impact on earnings growth. Details...
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said it would soon become clear that fears the government plans to close down the Central European University (CEU) are unfounded. “Soon people will realise that this isn’t about closing down a university but about applying the law to all Hungarian universities,” he told the daily Magyar Idők. More...
bbj.hu / Világgazdaság
A total of 29,400 Hungarian citizens moved abroad last year, a 10% drop compared to the preceding year, while 17,000 Hungarians returned to the country from abroad, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistical Office (KSH), as reported by Hungarian online news daily Világgazdaság. More...
Leaders of road haulage federations in the Visegrád Four countries have adopted a joint declaration against Western European measures restricting competition, according to a press statement sent to the Budapest Business Journal. Representatives met in Budapest on April 21. More...
PM's Press Office
PM Viktor Orban escorted by several cabinet ministers and a large team of leading Hungarian company executives paid a visit to Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. During the visit Georgia’s Economy Minister Giorgi Gakharia and Hungary’s Minister of National Economy Mihaly Varga have signed an investment protection agreement. As the keynote speaker of the Georgian-Hungarian Business Forum, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed that within the framework of its "Eastern Opening" policy Hungary is striving to develop trade relations with the Caucasian republics, including Georgia which is Hungary’s second most important partner in the region. More
bbj.hu / HBLF
Hungary does not want to exit the European Union but to restructure and change its institutional system in order to make all the countries within it successful, Cabinet Chief János Lázár said today at a summit of the Hungarian Business Leaders Forum (HBLF), according to reports. More...
Hungarians have taken to the streets in their tens of thousands over the past two weeks in the most sustained wave of protests against Prime Minister Viktor Orban since he returned to power in 2010. The self-described champion of an “illiberal state” modeled on Russia and Turkey has challenged the European Union’s core democratic ideals. His latest move pits him against one of Hungary’s most famous emigres: billionaire George Soros. More...