March 2009

Hungarian Companies on CEBIT

14 Hungarian companies and two clusters visit the Hannover-located CEBIT. The international IT expo focuses on security, rationalization of expenses and environment friendly technologies this year.

Eclipse Marks Start of HUF 500 Million Printing Plant Investment

The Hungarian unit of Prague-based large-format printing company Eclipse marked the start of a HUF 500 million investment in new machinery at its base in the Hungarian city of Edeleny on February 26.

Hungary Unemployment Rate up at 8.4 pct in November-January

In the period of November 2008–January 2009, the number of unemployed persons was 351 thousand, and the unemployment rate was 8.4 pct.

Prime Minister: Preserving Workplaces Is the Most Important Task

The most important crisis management task is guarding workplaces, Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany said during a visit to chemicals company BorsodChem on February 26.

Budapest Office Space Market 35th Most Expensive in World

Rental fees, including utilities and taxes, for prime office space in Budapest average EUR 31.5 per square meter per month, putting the Hungarian capital in 35th place in a ranking compiled by Cushmann and Wakefield.

Dutch Investor HTP Rescues Former Hungarian Unit of Germany's Knaus Tabbert

The former Hungarian unit of German motor home maker Knaus Tabbert will restart production.

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