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Maltacourt support launch of the UK-Hungary Business Council

Maltacourt's Trade Lane Development Director, Brendan Beech was on hand with Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Róbert Ésik, President of the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency, Ambassador Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky to sign a memorandum of understanding to launch the UK-Hungary Business Council. Brendan along with the respective Hungarian trade ministers and ambassadors were joined by a further nine UK companies that hold a significant investment in and with close ties to Hungary.

The purpose of the UK-Hungary Business Council is to create a new framework for the development of stronger business relations between the United Kingdom and Hungary. After the referendum it is of utmost importance to care for the implementation of reciprocal business and economic objectives as well as to sustain and further develop the excellent investment and trade relations. The members of the UK-Hungary Business Council are investors already present in Hungary; along with Maltacourt include the likes of Tesco, BP, British American Tobacco, British Telecom, GSK, KPMG LLP, as well as businessmen with close ties to Hungary.

"Maltacourt's ties with Hungary are significant and we're delighted to be part of; and contributing, to a council and body that is championing the development of stronger relations between our two countries." Brendan Beech, UK Trade Lane Development Director

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