- 16 May 2017 9:00 AM
The government has also signed partnership agreements with 5 other Chinese companies. On his China tour, Szijjártó is accompanied by representatives of 69 Hungarian companies.
Later in the day, a Hungary-China business forum will be held in Chongqing, and 13 business agreements will be signed targeting cooperation in information technology, logistics, and food manufacturing, Szijjártó said.
Szijjártó noted an “explosion” in trade between Chongqing province and Hungary, adding that turnover had increased by 57 percent last year, to 170 million dollars.
The Hungarian delegation also signed an agreement with Sichuan International Studies University, aimed at establishing a Hungarian School.
The new school will offer Hungarian courses, with students studying one year in Sichuan and three in Budapest, Szijjártó said.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.
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