Budapest Business Journal is a daily business news site in English providing business, economic, and political news from Hungary. The site also includes analysis, opinion, real estate, and events articles. Payment is required for access to the bi-weekly journal, but the majority of the information can be viewed without purchase.
Regulatory Agency Sites
The Ministry of Rural Development provides central governance for the agriculture, game management, fisheries, and food sectors. This website includes links to all of the laws imposed on these areas as well as information on protected food and beverages within Hungary.
The National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYÉI) is a licensing and administration authority for pharmaceutical products. The OGYÉI also evaluates medicines, issues licenses, and supervises medical testing. The site includes news as well as information regarding authorization, supervision, methodology, and drugs. Some information is only available in Hungarian.
The National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) regulates media, electronic communications, and postal and IT services in Hungary. The authority manages radio frequency, issues licenses to operators, promotes the innovation of equipment, maintains competition, and promotes investment into the media and entertainment industries. The site includes news, legislation, market data, and links to other important European organizations.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (AmCham) represents American, international, and local business interest in Hungary. The AmCham website provides information about the chamber itself, its programs and intitiatives, upcoming events, and a newsfeed.
The Emerging Market Global Players (EMGP) project, a collaborative effort led by the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, ranks multinational enterprises in emerging markets according to the level of foreign assets held. The project also works to strengthen international investment by providing educational services, policy analysis, as well as tools and resources through extensive research. Reports are listed by country and can be downloaded in PDF.