AmCham's quarterly meeting with State Secretary István Lepsényi

  • February 09, 2017
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.

At the meeting AmCham’s outgoing president Ferenc Pongrácz and recently elected president Dr. Farkas Bársony summarized the successes in the areas of cooperation between the Ministry and AmCham.

State Secretary Lepsényi gave a detailed evaluation about Hungary’s current economic environment, and also thanked AmCham for the Chamber’s professional and operational support in the organization of the Regional Digital Conference held in November. Participants have discussed several topics where progress has been made based on AmCham’s recommendation package and the Ministry’s activities in the relevant fields (e.g.: innovation, labor force mobility, etc.)


Finally, the AmCham delegation presented the 17 points of the “Cooperation for a more Competitive Hungary 2017” recommendation package that have been published in December.

The next meeting is targeted to take place in March 2017.

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.