In April this year, a delegation of American businessmen visited Hungary for the second time. In addition to their mission the 20-person business delegation of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, a representative of the legislature of the New Jersey Senate also visited and meet Hungarian government officials, promoting the importance of business relations. The delegation, together with New Jersey Senator Gordon M. Johnson, was welcomed by Deputy Minister Levente Magyar.
On the Hungarian side, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs participated independently in the high-level official meetings and its sub-organizations, the Hungarian Export Promotion Industry (HEPA) and the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA), demonstrated separately as well. The business negotiations were constructive and concrete results were achieved in the protocol room of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs.
On behalf of the American Hungarian Chamber of Commerce, Prof Dr Martin Zsarnoczky PhD President, The Commerce and Industry Association of NJ President Anthony Russo, The Commerce and Industry Association of NJ, Vice-president Kathleen Agudo, Aladar Komjathy and New Jersey Senator Gordon M. Johnson told Levente Magyar, Parliamentary State Secretary and Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, that they would like to return to Hungary as soon as possible, as the economic relations between the USA and Hungary show further development opportunities.
All members of the US business delegation that arrived in Hungary stated that the revitalization of American-Hungarian economic relations is a real opportunity and their priority.