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Section: Budapest Business Journal (Hungary)

      Ukraine resumes gas imports from Hungary
      Jan12

      Ukraine resumes gas imports from Hungary

      Ukraine resumed imports of natural gas from Hungary at 11 a.m. local time on Saturday, Interfax-Ukraine reported citing the press service of PJSC Ukrtransgaz. According to the company, gas imports in this area are soon to be conducted in the amount of 2.7 million cubic meters per day. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

      Conflicts of the Past Year Connected by Corruption
      Jan06

      Conflicts of the Past Year Connected by Corruption

      A retrospective look at the conflicts dominating the headlines in 2014 presents a grim picture of escalating conflict and human suffering. Underneath the headlines is a common thread connecting the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Ukrainian protesters in the Maidan, and the Nigerian families still desperately seeking...

      Szijjártó advocates ‘strong, stable’ Ukraine
      Dec22

      Szijjártó advocates ‘strong, stable’ Ukraine

      According to Hungary’s Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, Hugary needs a “stable and economically strong Ukraine” folloeing talks with his Ukrainina counterpart Pavlo Klimkin, Hungarian news agency MTI reported late Friday. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

      Lázár ready to ditch Russia, use ‘war logic’
      Dec18

      Lázár ready to ditch Russia, use ‘war logic’

      Cabinet chief János Lázár said the €10 bln credit from Russia for new reactors at Paks does not “tie Hungary’s hands to Russia” and it would be possible to “step back” from the deal, the weekly Figyelő reported today. Regarding the Ukraine crisis, Lázár reportedly said that it may force Hungary to use “crisis governance” and...

      PM: Getting gas from every neighboring country is ‘national interest’
      Dec12

      PM: Getting gas from every neighboring country is ‘national interest’

      Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán called it his “personal strategy” for gas pipelines to bring gas to Hungary from every neighboring country, and said it is in the “basic national interest” that gas come to Hungary by bypassing Ukraine, the prime minister told Hungarian Kossuth Rádió today. He added that there is a gas...

      Ukraine to launch Kiev-Lviv-Budapest route
      Dec10

      Ukraine to launch Kiev-Lviv-Budapest route

      The Ukrainian state railways is planning to launch a daily train service on the Kiev-Lviv-Budapest route fas of December 14, local railways administration announced today. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

      Russian sanctions said to have a cooling effect on Hungary’s economy
      Dec02

      Russian sanctions said to have a cooling effect on Hungary’s economy

      Sanctions in Russia, the conflict in Ukraine together with the euro zone’s sluggish economic growth, have had a chilling effect on Hungary, according to economic news TV station CNBC. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

      Merkel to pay a visit to Hungarian Prime Minister
      Dec01

      Merkel to pay a visit to Hungarian Prime Minister

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel, is planning on paying a visit to the Hungarian Prime Minister in February, according to German newspaper Die Welt. Orbán has made it clear that he opposes EU sanctions against Russia and given that the extension of sanctions requires a unanimous vote… …read more Source: Budapest Business...

      Hungary cools Ukrainian hopes for gas supply
      Nov25

      Hungary cools Ukrainian hopes for gas supply

      Hungary’s National Development Minister played down Ukraine’s hopes for a fast renewal of gas supplies, saying this country would not be able to provide so-called reverse natural gas flows to Ukraine before filling up its own storage tanks. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

      OTP Q3 profit triples on base effect of Ukraine write-off
      Nov15

      OTP Q3 profit triples on base effect of Ukraine write-off

      Third-quarter after-tax profit of OTP Bank, Hungary’s biggest commercial lender, more than tripled to HUF 34.1 bln from the same period a year earlier, an earnings report published Friday reveals. Earnings rose on the base effect of a HUF 30.8 bln goodwill write-off at the bank’s business in Ukraine in Q3 2013. …read more...