Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership


Jobbik: Hungarian government’s position on TTIP is still unclear

TTIP-triggered discontent and rejection is no longer restricted to Eastern Central European EU member states. Critical voices have become louder and louder in Western EU countries […]

US ambassador Bell: US maintains continuous ties with Hungarian government

Budapest (MTI) – The United States maintains continuous, high-level ties with the Hungarian government, and cooperation is particularly strong in the fields of the military, law […]

Foreign ministry: TTIP deal still far off

Budapest, September 1 (MTI) – Any conclusion to the Europe-US TTIP trade talks is far off and no meaningful deductions can be drawn concerning the final […]

LMP calls on Orban to reject US-EU trade pact

Budapest, August 29 (MTI) – Hungary’s opposition LMP party has called on Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to declare that he does not support the TTIP trade […]

Civil groups call on PM to withdraw support from EC over TTIP

Budapest, June 22 (MTI) – Over 50 civil groups have called on Prime Minister Viktor Orbán not to support a European Union proposition seeking member states […]

LMP: Farm minister secretly procured GM seeds in Washington

Budapest, June 17 (MTI) – Farm Minister Sándor Fazekas had violated Hungary’s fundamental law when he allegedly procured genetically modified seeds for research purposes during a […]

LMP welcomes parliament approval of resolution on free trade agreements

Budapest, June 13 (MTI) – Outgoing group leader of the green opposition LMP András Schiffer welcomed on Monday parliament’s approval of a resolution under which Hungary […]

Hungary is a good place to invest, says American-Hungarian Business Council head

Budapest, May 22 (MTI) – American investors think the environment for doing business in Hungary is good, the chairman of the American-Hungarian Business Council said in […]

TTIP deal ‘highly unlikely’ in 2016?

Brussels, May 13 (MTI) – It is “highly unlikely” that a deal will be reached this year on the TTIP free trade pact between the United […]

Hungary-US ties: US Ambassador Colleen Bell briefed Hungarian lawmakers

Budapest, May 5 (MTI) – There are appreciable changes in Hungarian-US ties and this is thanks to a sharing of interests in several areas, Zsolt Németh, […]

US economist: TTIP could hurt European trade, raise unemployment

Budapest (MTI) – The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free trade agreement planned between the United States and the European Union, could stifle global […]

Farm minister discusses agricultural issues in Washington, DC

Washington, DC, April 12 (MTI) – Hungarian farm minister Sándor Fazekas discussed the crisis in the dairy sector, veterinary issues, the TTIP free trade agreement between […]

US Ambassador Colleen Bell: US-Hungary economic ties strong

Budapest, January 20 (MTI) – Economic ties between Hungary and the United States are strong, but “can significantly improve if we remove impediments and disincentives to […]

No support for TTIP unless environmental concerns addressed, says national committee

Budapest, December 3 (MTI) – Signing a free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union (TTIP) is unacceptable unless effective international regulations are […]

Foreign ministry state secy holds talks with health workers union on TTIP

Budapest, July 20 (MTI) – Istvan Mikola, a foreign ministry state secretary, held talks with representatives of the health workers’ union on the proposed TTIP free […]

US ambassador stresses importance of regulatory transparency, predictability

Budapest (MTI) – International investors most prize transparent regulations and predictability, the US ambassador in Budapest said on Wednesday. Colleen Bell told a business forum of […]

Szijjarto Discusses Economic-Defence Cooperation, Political Disputes in Washington

Washington, DC, October 22 (MTI) – Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said that he was in agreement with Victoria Nuland, the US Assistant Secretary of State for […]