Ministry for National Economy Hosts AmCham Delegation for Strategic Consultations

strategic meeting with State Secretary Lepsényi

István Lepsényi, Secretary of State for Economic Regulation and other high-level representatives of the Ministry for National Economy (NGM) met the AmCham delegation led by AmCham president Dr. Farkas Bársony on March 22, 2017 at a quarterly strategic working group meeting.

At the 5th AmCham-NGM working group meeting, the Ministry representatives and AmCham president Dr. Farkas Bársony, Investment PTF leads Ferenc Pongrácz and Péter Gerendási and Electronic Manifacturing committee chair László Ábrahám discussed achievements and results of recent professional meetings.

State Secretary Lepsényi gave a detailed evaluation about recent macroeconomic trends in Hungary. Participants have covered several topics, including electronic manufacturing industry, Industry 4.0, R&D, health industry, vocational training and adult education.

Ministry experts also shared their feedback on AmCham’s general business climate related recommendations of the “Cooperation for a more Competitive Hungary 2017” package. Representatives of AmCham member companies, i.e. British Telecom, Citi, Enterprise Services Hungary and Morgan Stanley gave an overview on the economic weigth and importance of the SSC sector in Hungary as well as about the business development opportunities and challenges specific to this sector.

The next meeting is targeted to take place in June.


 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.