Index - Abroad - Viktor Orbán: We are at the beginning of a new era

The Central European Economic Area, including Slovenia and Hungary, will emerge faster from the crisis because they have persevered and have not built up their capacity, and people have remained at work in addition to last year’s developments, said Viktor Orbán at the 53rd MOS International in Celje, Slovenia. In his speech at the opening of the Crafts and Entrepreneurship Fair.

The Prime Minister emphasized that these decisions had been taken at the best possible time, on the eve of a new era in which both Slovenia and Hungary could be winners.

Viktor Orbán also explained that we are at the beginning of a new world economic era, the pandemic has turned our lives upside down, which has caused not only a health crisis but also an economic crisis.

According to the prime minister, last year was a “black year” for the world economy, with 114 million people losing their jobs globally, investment falling by 42 per cent and world trade volumes falling by more than 5 per cent.

At the same time, he emphasized that investors are looking for new locations that promise greater success, and Hungary has entered this competition.

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