Doing business in Hungary

A major market located at the heart of Europe, Hungary offers great opportunities for UK companies.

Hungary is one of the UK’s most significant EU trading partners. In 2010 combined trade between the countries exceeded £4.5 billion, an increase of 30% from the previous year.

What are the Opportunities?

Despite the recent economic difficulties, Hungary is set to remain an attractive business market for UK-based companies, with opportunities for innovative and cost effective products and solutions. In addition use of funds from the EU Cohesion fund result in a number of opportunities.

Overseas Business Risk

Read our report giving more details of overseas business risk in relation to Hungary.

This covers:

  • Political and economic background

  • Bribery & corruption

  • Terrorism threat

  • Protective security advice

  • Intellectual property

  • Organised crime

FCO political and economic updates

FCO Updates for Hungary will keep you up-to-date with major political and economic issues relating to Hungary.

Guide to doing business in Hungary

UKTI has produced a guide aimed at companies experienced in overseas trade who are new to doing business with Hungary. This guide aims to provide a route map of the way ahead, together with signposts to sources of help.

  • Introduction

  • Preparing to export

  • How to do business

  • Business etiquette, language and culture

  • What are the challenges?

  • How to invest in Hungary

  • Contacts

  • Resources / Useful links

Download the Hungary doing business guide

Sector briefing

For information on your sector in Hungary including opportunities, events and key contacts, please check out the latest sector briefings.

See all sector reports for Hungary

Countries: Hungary
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