Singapore-Hungary Business Seminar


In conjunction with the incoming delegation visit of from the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Singapore Business Federation. the Embassy of Hungary in Singapore and the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry are pleased to present the Singapore – Hungary Business Seminar 2019.

The business seminar will provide participants with updates on the Hungarian economy and business conditions and allow Singapore businesses to have an in-depth look into emerging sectoral opportunities. Singapore participants will also have the chance to meet and connect with the 29 delegates from Hungarian during the networking session. Detailed profiles of the Hungarian delegation can be requested for upon registration of the event

Key Facts About Hungary

  • Location: Hungary is landlocked and strategically located across main land routes between Western Europe and Balkan Peninsula as well as between Ukraine and Mediterranean basin making them an ideal location for companies who wish to penetrate the central and eastern parts of Europe.


  • EU Member: Hungary has been a member of the EU since May 1, 2004, adopting the EU's common external trade policy and measures.


  • EUSFTA (European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement): As a member of the EU, Hungary will be a beneficiary of the EUSFTA once the agreement comes into force after it is signed and ratified by both parties.


  • Economy – Hungary is regarded as a converging economy approaching the ranks of developed countries. Hungary has an advanced and diversified free-market economy and the economic growth is strong relative to other countries in Europe as evidenced by positive GDP real growth rate over the last 3 years. The last recorded GDP real growth rate was 4% in 2017.

Sectors of Opportunities:

Engineering & Processes


Renewable Energy

Industrial Manufacturing

Building & Construction

Food Exporters & Distributors (Meat & Poultry, Frozen food)

IT & software

Banking & Fintech




9:00 am


9:30 am

Welcome Remarks

Mr Federico Donato, Council Member, Singapore Business Federation

9:35 am

Opening Remarks

HE Dr. István Szerdahelyi, Ambassador of Hungary in Singapore

9:40 am

Keynote Address

Dr. Péter Tordai, Member of the Board of the Hungarian-Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Nógrád County

9:45 am

Introduction of the Hungarian Business Climate and the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Mr. Kristóf Végvári, Area Manager of the Hungarian-Chamber of Commerce and Industry

9:55 am

Invest in Hungary – A Proven Location for Your Investment

Mr. Péter Vitényi, Investment & Trade Counsellor, Embassy of Hungary in Singapore

10:05 am

Introduction of the Central and Eastern European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore

Mr. György Kerekes, CEEC founding member

10:15 am

Introduction of the Hungarian Business Delegation

Mr. Kristóf Végvári, Area Manager of the Hungarian-Chamber of Commerce and Industry

10:30 am

Coffee & Tea Break

10:45 am

Business to Business Meetings

12:00 pm

Networking Lunch

* Accurate as at time of print; subject to changes

Venue: Singapore Business Federation

160 Robinson Road, #06-01, SBF Centre, Singapore 068914
Seminar Room

Fees: Complimentary (Limited to 2 representatives per company)

Attire: Business Attire



  • Sign in to register at SBF e-portal or visit by 8 November 2019
  • Priority is given to SBF members and supporting partners on a first-come-first-served basis
  • Given building security at SBF Centre, we highly recommend all participants register in advance for the event, in order to facilitate with seamless admission on event-day.
  • The Organisers reserve the right to make amendments and/or changes to the program, venue, speaker and/or topics if warranted by circumstances beyond control.


For more information, you may contact Mr. Alden Ch’ng at ( / 6827 6857).


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