Doing Business in Hungary

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Syllabus of the Subject - Doing Business in Hungary. Budapest.

  1. Introduction to Hungary (European Union)
  2. Hungarian Economy: the largest producer of Mobile phones in the European Union
  3. Doing Business in Budapest
  4. Hungarian Foreign Trade
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Hungary
  6. Access to the Hungarian Market
  7. Business Plan for Hungary

The objectives of the subject “Doing Business in Hungary” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Hungarian Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To evaluate the business opportunities in the Hungarian Market
  3. To analyse the trade relations of Hungary with the country of the student
  4. To know the free trade agreements of Hungary as a member of the European Union
  5. To develop a business plan for the Hungarian Market
The Subject (e-learning) “Foreign Trade and Business in Hungary” is part of the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. Professional Master's Programs (e-learning): Europe, International Business

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  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Hungary”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

Description of the Subject (Online Learning): Doing Business in Hungary

Hungary (Europe)

  1. Capital: Budapest
  2. Official Language: Hungarian
  3. Area: 93,028 square kilometres
  4. Hungarian Population: 9.9 million people
  5. Type of Government: Democratic Parliamentary Republic
  6. Borders of Hungary: Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria

Religion in Hungary: Catholicism (Christianity)

Hungary belongs to the Western Christian Civilisation (European Economic Area)

Economy of Hungary.

  1. Hungary is a moderate-high growing economy
  2. Economic recession in 2008-2009
  3. Hungarian GDP (nominal): 132,276 millions of dollars
  4. The private sector generates about 80% of the Hungarian GDP
  5. GDP per capita: USD 13,200
  6. Currency: Hungarian Forint
  7. Hungary is a member of the European Union since 2004
  8. Hungary attracts ten million tourists every year
  9. Hungarian automotive sector is increasingly important. Brands like Audi, Mercedes, GM-Opel or Suzuki have factories in Hungary
  10. The Hankook tire company is also in Hungary
  11. Hungary is the main hub for the production of mobile phones in the European Union
  12. Main Hungarian products: building materials, processed foods, textiles, chemical and pharmaceutical products, cars

Hungarian Foreign Trade

  1. Main Hungarian Exports: machines, equipment, foods, raw materials
  2. Top Hungarian Export Markets: Germany (28%), Italy, France, Austria, Romania, the United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland
  3. Main Hungarian Imports: machinery, raw materials, manufactured products
  4. Top suppliers: Germany (27%), China, Russia, Austria, Italy
  5. As a member of the European Union, Hungary is the beneficiary of the EU Free trade agreements with Moldova, Ukraine, South Korea, India, Mexico, Georgia, etc

International Economic Relations of Hungary

  1. Central European Initiative (CEI)
  2. International Chamber of Commerce
  3. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  4. World Bank
  5. Regional Cooperation Council
  6. European Union
  7. World Trade Organisation
  8. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  9. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  10. Group of States of the Council of Europe Convention against the corruption (GRECO)
  11. United Nations
  12. European Investment Bank (EIB)
  13. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  14. Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
  15. Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM)

Examples of the subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Hungary:
Central European Initiative (CEI)

European Union-Moldova Association Agreement

European Union-Georgia Association Agreement



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