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Uploaded: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Co-organized by the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) and the Budapest office of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), the 9th Japanese Component and Material Buyers’ Exhibition opened its gates this morning. This year 14 Japanese companies are seeking Hungarian suppliers at the event that continues a 15-year tradition.
Uploaded: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Ilham Aliyev, the president of Azerbaijan arrived in Budapest for an official working visit yesterday. The business forum organized in Hotel Sofitel was a significant event on the agenda of the Azeri delegation. After welcome speeches by Viktor Orbán, Ilham Aliyev and Péter Szijjártó, HIPA (Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency) president Róbert Ésik also delivered a speech. The objective of the forum was to strengthen economic relations between the two countries
Uploaded: Monday, November 10, 2014
HIPA President Róbert Ésik visited Japan in the middle of last week as member of the delegation lead by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó. During the visit business meetings were held and a cooperation agreement has been concluded by HIPA and Japan’s Mizuho Bank with the view of encouraging Japanese companies to invest in Hungary.
Uploaded: Wednesday, November 05, 2014
HIPA welcomes anyone interested with supplier forums, B2B events and its own stand at the 2nd Automotive Hungary Exhibition from November 5 to 7, 2014.
Uploaded: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The new Budapest customer service centre of Emirates Airlines was inaugurated on Tuesday in the presence of László Szabó, parliamentary state secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (KKM) and Róbert Ésik, president of the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA). The Dubai-based company was represented at the event by Thierry Antinori, Chief Commercial Officer and Karen Bell Wright, Senior Vice President Retail & Contact Centres.
Uploaded: Thursday, October 16, 2014
High-level visits to Budapest, as that of Heinz Fischer, President of Austria, have strengthened the conviction of the Hungarian government that Austria and Hungary seek joint solutions to the challenges Europe must face, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Wednesday at a business forum organised in Budapest by the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Róbert Ésik, president of the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) also gave a lecture at the event.
Uploaded: Friday, October 10, 2014
Chairman of the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) Ésik Róbert and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alumetal S.A. Szymon Adamczyk announced today a HUF 9 billion green field site project of Alumetal that is going to create 150 new jobs in the town of Komárom. The announcement was welcomed by the Mayor of Komárom Dr. Molnár Attila and State Secretary for Public Education Mrs. Czunyiné dr. Bertalan Judit.
Uploaded: Monday, October 06, 2014
The Hungarian Government grants a HUF 761 million subsidy to the ten million-euro investment of Honeywell to expand the US company's Nagykanizsa manufacturing plant by 5,000 square metres, creating 109 new jobs. The project has been announced by Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade; senior managers of Honeywell and President of the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA), Róbert Ésik, were also present.
Uploaded: Thursday, October 02, 2014
Róbert Ésik, the newly appointed president of the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) and Dale A. Martin, president of the German-Hungarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DUIHK) signed a cooperation agreement in the presence of Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade on October 2, 2014 in Budapest.
Uploaded: Thursday, October 02, 2014
The most supportive country in the region has been Hungary, which has taken steps to tackle the problem of bureaucracy stifling innovation. The clearest illustration of a desire for progress is its Runway Budapest project.



Róbert ÉsikThe Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) was established under a Government Decree to provide professional help to foreign companies intending to invest in Hungary. Our task is to support the implementation of the Government’s key investment promotion targets and to foster bilateral and multilateral international economic relations.

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