Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to have talks in China 

On Sunday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán travelled to Beijing to attend the third summit of the Belt and Road Forum and to conduct official talks with China’s leaders, Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister informed the Hungarian news agency MTI.

Mr Orbán also attended and spoke at the previous two summits of the Chinese economic initiative, in 2017 and 2019. Hungary wishes to remain part of the cooperation offering great perspectives also in the future, the press chief wrote in his communication. 

He highlighted that China is Hungary’s ninth most significant trade partner, and additionally, in 2023, China has again become Hungary’s largest direct foreign investor. Chinese-owned businesses provide jobs for almost 20,000 people in Hungary. 

In Beijing, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will also conduct bilateral talks; he will first meet with Prime Minister Li Qiang and head of state Xi Jinping. During his programme, he will further have talks with the executives of the largest Chinese corporations and banks, Mr Havasi’s communication reads. 


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