Hungary hopes to attract further Asian investors, economy minister says
Budapest, January 16 (MTI) – Foreign businesses have shown steady interest in investing in Hungary due to its economic growth, political stability and economic regulations, the economy minister told the 10th Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong.
Mihály Varga expressed hope that many more companies would choose Hungary as their European headquarters, the economy ministry said in a statement on Monday.
The central and eastern European region has become the engine of growth within the European Union over the past two years, Varga said, adding that Hungary as part of the region has a vested interest in any cooperation that intensifies international economic ties and boosts economic growth and competitiveness.
Varga held talks with Hong Kong’s minister in charge of the treasury and financial service providers, as well as with the CEO of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the ministry said.