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Mar 17, 2017

Hungary increases its interest in online and digital sectors

Hungary would like to become a partner country and a guest of honor of the renowned CeBIT digital exhibition and is diverting its full attention to the event which begins in Hannover on Monday

The Hungarian government is pushing for the CeBIT fair to become an official partner with Hungary, it has been announced.

According to Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács, Hungary would like to become a partner country and a guest of honor of the renowned digital exhibition and is diverting its full attention to the event which begins in Hannover on Monday.

The government is treating not only this year’s event as a particular priority, but also any similar exhibitions to be held in future, and its Digital Welfare Programme is likewise a priority,  Kovács said.

The spokesman added that there is intensive background work needed in order to enable the country to remain competitive in this segment, and to reinforce its position.

Kovács highlighted that it is important that Hungarian businesses and start-up enterprises should be given as many opportunities as possible, and remarked that the Hungarian National Trading House will provide assistance for Hungarian businesses in this department.

According to reports, more than 200,000 professional visitors are expected to attend the Hannover event next week, and more than 3,000 businesses from all over the world will showcase their innovations and services at the fair, including more than 500 start-up enterprises. CeBIT will be attended by 21 Hungarian businesses.