Hungary recognizes investors with awards


Hungary’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) acknowledged eight companies that have recently made big investments in the country at a gala late yesterday, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.

The Investor of the Year awards were presented in eight categories by Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó and HIPA chairman Róbert Ésik (pictured).

Indian-owned Apollo Tyres was acknowledged for the biggest greenfield investment. The award for biggest expansion went to Japanese-owned automotive industry supplier Denso Gyártó Magyarország. Stockholm-based automotive safety company Autolivʼs local unit was recognized for an expansion that created the most jobs. GE Hungary took the award for the biggest regional service center development. The award for biggest regional service expansion went to IT Services HungaryNokia Solutions and Networks was recognized as the yearʼs best research and development investor. Hajdú Autotechnika took the award for best Hungarian supplier. The Miskolc South Industrial Park in northeastern Hungary was named most investor-friendly industrial park of the year. This is the third year the awards have been presented.


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