ADVERTISEMENT

Fellegi, Rehn to meet on Jan 20

Interview

Minister without portfolio Tamas Fellegi will meet with Vice President of the European Commission Olli Rehn on January 20, a spokesman for Mr Rehn said on Tuesday.

Amadeu Altafaj Tardio said that although the meeting was in Mr Rehn's agenda for the 20th, this did not prevent any further contact on the phone or through other channels.

"Our officials are also in contact with their counterparts in the Hungarian finance ministry," he added.

Hungary is seeking financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union as a precautionary measure that would allow the country to continue to finance its debt on the market.

Mr Fellegi, who is leading the talks on the financial assistance, met with IMF representatives in Washington on Monday.

ADVERTISEMENT

Purchasing Managers' Index rises Analysis

Purchasing Managers' Index rises

Lawmakers approve residency permit for digital nomads Parliament

Lawmakers approve residency permit for digital nomads

The strongest move - Morgan Stanley Hungary head and Chess F... Podcasts

The strongest move - Morgan Stanley Hungary head and Chess F...

New Jewish cultural hub opens in Budapest City

New Jewish cultural hub opens in Budapest

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.