Value added tax (VAT) should be lowered to 18% from the current 27%, Tamás Deutsch (pictured), an MEP with the governing party Fidesz, suggested in an interview posted by Hungarian online daily inforadio.hu on Saturday.
Up until yesterday (October 4), Hungarian authorities had registered 312,111 “illegal immigrants” into the country since the beginning of the year, data published by the Hungarian Police today (October 5) reveals.
The Hungarian government says it is pushing out foreign firms to keep utility bills affordable and ensure a secure energy supply, but critics say their interference does more harm than good.
Hungary’s Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó (pictured) on Friday (October 2) signed eight agreements with U.S. companies to boost capacities and create jobs in the country, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.
The European Liberal Party at its caucus meeting next week will propose the suspension of Hungary’s voting rights in the European Union, and will eventually urge the country’s exclusion from the EU, political cabinet chief Antal Rogán said yesterday (October 4) in an interview with state-owned Kossuth Rádió.