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US ambassador praises Hungary workforce at AmCham business forum

David B. Cornstein, the US ambassador to Hungary described the country’s workforce as “exceptional” and “highly intelligent” at a business forum organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (AmCham) on Tuesday.

Cornstein highlighted Hungary’s low corporate tax rate and said the government’s measures encourage business activity.

US Ambassador David B. Cornstein Expresses Excitement for Hungary’s Present and Optimism for its Future

Lászlo Szabó, Hungary’s ambassador to the US, said many aspects of the two countries’ relations have changed over the past year.

He noted that US President Donald Trump and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán spoke on the phone for the second time shortly before Cornstein had taken up his post in Budapest this past summer and thanked the ambassador for his support.Szabó said the two countries’ trade relations have “never been better”. Hungarian exports to the US increased by more than 6 percent, while imports rose by 4 percent in Q2 of this year, he said.

via MTI
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