Budapest, April 11 (MTI) – Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó met Edgardo Riveros, Chile’s deputy foreign minister, in Budapest on Monday to discuss bilateral economic relations, the foreign ministry said in a statement.
The officials agreed to begin talks on signing an agreement to avoid double taxation.
Four Hungarian companies were given permits to export pork to Chile, the ministry said.
Chilean businesses have shown an interest in Hungarian mining products and services, medical technologies and IT services, the statement said.
The ministry said Chile was the most open economy in Latin America, adding that last year’s bilateral trade volume grew by 26 percent in 2015 and by 50 percent so far this year.