The customs and border control authority has revealed that the number of lorries entering Hungary from Serbia at the Röszke border station was up 23% between 2019 and 2022, while Tompa station saw an increase of 55%.
According to a statement, a daily 459 vehicles crossed into Hungary at Röszke in 2022, and 344 at Tompa. Leaders of the authority met their Serbian counterparts last week to review a 2020 agreement, aimed at increasing border traffic between the two countries. They reinforced both countries’ commitment to further increase the capacity of border stations through bilateral cooperation. They also decided to set up a team of experts, scheduled to meet in Budapest in April.