Advocacy Timeline

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2017
Feb
14

AmCham’s Electronic Manufacturers’ Committee meeting at NGM

On 8 February AmCham’s Electronic Manufacturers’ Committee - along with Committee lead László Ábrahám, and CEO Írisz Lippai-Nagy - met representatives of the Ministry for National Economy to discuss in details AmCham’s Electronic Industry Strategy recommendations that is to be in line with the Government’s industry strategy, called Irinyi-Plan.

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2017
Feb
09

AmCham's quarterly meeting with State Secretary István Lepsényi

István Lepsényi, Secretary of State for Economic Regulation, Antal Nikoletti Deputy State Secretary and other high-level representatives of the Ministry for National Economy met the AmCham delegation on December 15, 2016 at a quarterly strategic working group meeting.

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2017
Jan
31

Category winner of AmCham’s Tudsz Jobbat! competition meets Minister Szijjártó and visits HIPA

Entrepreneurship is highly valued by AmCham. Following this spirit at the II. Competitive Education Conference’s Tudsz Jobbat! creative competition in the dream workplace category the award went to the Waking Dream Co. from Bálint Márton Elementary and Secondary School. The application of the team put the emphasis on the clear assignment of tasks, social inclusion and performance-driven...

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2017
Jan
17

Winning team of Tudsz Jobbat! competition meets State Secretary László Palkovics

At the II. Competitive Education Conference the Tudsz Jobbat! creative competition’s dream school category saw numerous inspiring applications; methodology as well as creativity were among the most appreciated factors by the jurors. The winning team of the category, Kosztolányi Dezső Secondary School, presented a project called ‘The Future is Ours’ that featured social sensitivity and a...

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2017
Jan
17

AmCham publishes "Cooperation for a more competitive Hungary 2017" recommendation package

On December 14, AmCham along with its board, members and partners completed and sent the revised “Cooperation for a More Competitive Hungary 2017” recommendation package to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his cabinet.

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2017
Jan
17

Corporate income tax decrease to 9%

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán made an agreement with business on October 24 to increase minimum wages by 15% next year, as well as to initiate a cut to the headline corporate tax from 19%. The reduction of the headline corporate tax rate in Hungary will certainly be welcomed by foreign companies.

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2016
Nov
04

AmCham meets representatives of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation

Initiated by the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, representatives of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) visited Hungary for an official meeting on 4 November.

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2016
Oct
27

AmCham October 24 meeting with State Secretary István Lepsényi

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. Within this framework, István Lepsényi, Secretary of State for Economic Regulation, Zoltán Marczinkó, Deputy State Secretary and other high-level Ministry representatives met the...

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2016
Sep
29

AmCham members continue dialogue with the state at the II. Business Meets Government Summit

The II. Business Meets Government Summit hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary and the Hungarian Investment and Promotion Agency (HIPA) was the latest episode of a dialogue between the corporate world and the administration where high-ranking representatives discussed strategic recommendations meant to substantially improve the country’s competitiveness.

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2016
Sep
09

AmCham’s Healthcare Companies meeting with Ambassador Bell

On September 8th 2016, AmCham Hungary organized a “Fireside Chat” with Her Excellency Colleen Bell, U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, which was the third occasion of this high-level, exclusive but also informal industry-specific meeting series.

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