7th AmCham-NGM Strategic Working group meeting with Antal Nikoletti, Deputy State Secretary for International Economic Relations

  • October 10, 2017
The AmCham delegation led by AmCham president Dr. Farkas Bársony met Deputy State Secretary Antal Nikoletti and other high level representatives of the Ministry for National Economy on 6th of October, 2017.

At the 7th AmCham-NGM working group meeting Deputy State Secretary Antal Nikoletti informed the AmCham representatives about the recent macroeconomic trends and AmCham President Dr. Farkas Bársony gave a detailed summary of the National Competitiveness Council’s last meeting. Ministry experts shared their feedback on AmCham’s digitalization related recommendations of the “Cooperation for a more Competitive Hungary 2017” package, AmCham presented the Chamber’s position on the planned implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and informed the Ministry about the ongoing consultations with the Ministry of Justice and The Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (‘NAIH’). Participants have discussed several other topics, e.g. VAT regulation, education and training support system of SMEs, the establishment of the Sectoral Skill Councils (‘Ágazati készségtanácsok’) and the new legislative changes of vocational training and adult education.

The next meeting is targeted to take place in December.

 AmCham – NGM Strategic Working Group: In 2015, the Ministry for National Economy and AmCham established a Strategic Working Group with regular quarterly meetings to ensure more progressive and structured consultation between the two organizations.