Magyar Nemzeti Bank and Cash Logistics Centre
The Magyar Nemzeti Bank is the central bank of Hungary and it is a member of the European System of Central Banks. The MNB and the members of its decisionmakingbodies are independent in carrying out the tasks and meeting their obligations conferred upon them by the MNB Act. It does not take instructions from any agencies or institutions, except from the European Central Bank. The primary objective of Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary) is to achieve and maintain price stability. Without prejudice to its primary objective, the Magyar Nemzeti Bank supports the economic policy of the Government, using the monetary policy instruments at its disposal. The MNB is the main organizer and host of the Summer School and it aims to provide students with a unique learningexperience. Among others, the participants will have the opportunity to observe first-hand the cash logistics processes at MNB.
Audi Hungaria and the Győr Industrial Park
The famous German car company Audi has been present in Hungary since 1994 when its first engine plant was inaugurated. With this plant, the company not only secured its international competitiveness, but also created a strategic site in Hungary that increasingly gained importance. Today, nearly the entire range of Audi engines comes from Győr. Series production of the various models of the Audi TT started in April 1998. As of 2006, the second generation of the Audi TT Coupe was assembled in Győr. In 2015, Audi Hungaria produced a total of 160,206 automobiles. At present, more than 4,200 people are employed in the Audi automobile production in Hungary. The Audi plants are located within the Industrial Park of Győr which is the largest such establishment in country; Europe’s largest motorcycle factory is also situated there. The total gross area of the Industrial Park is 191 hectares (that is almost 270 football fields put together!). There are morethan 100 companies from 13 countries settled in the Park.
Budapest Stock Exchange
The Budapest Stock Exchange Ltd. (BSE) aims to ensure a transparent and liquid market for its listed securities issued either in Hungary or abroad. As the key institution of the domestic financial market, the stock exchange provides various economic entities with an opportunity to raise capital in an open market and offers investors effective investment opportunities. The Exchange’s main goal is to become the financial centre and primary trading venue of Hungarian securities, and to successfully take part in the competition for issuers. This is achieved by a client-oriented operation, a commitment to continuously improve its services and an application of timely and effective technological improvements and solutions. In November 2015 Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB is the central bank of Hungary) acquired the BSE. With this transaction the MNB obtains controlling ownership inthe national stock exchange.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with the revue of more than 60 billion dollars last year. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud computing. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. With more than 170,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society and building a Better Connected World. Huawei Technologies Hungary was established in 2005, the European level supply chain, manufacturing & logistics of Huawei started to operate in 2009, the Hungarian operations are still expanding.
Hungarian Investment and Promotion Agency
Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) is a national investment promotion organisation governed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. It provides management consulting services to interested companies free of charge in an end-to-end, one-stop-shop service model, supporting them in selecting a business location, providing tailor made incentive offers and information on state aid issues, identifying investment possibilities and dealing with public authorities.
Zwack Museum and Visitor’s Centre
Dr. Zwack! Das ist ein Unicum! – declared Joseph II, having tasted the unique drink made for him by his royal physician. It took 50 years till the drink became available to the public, when in 1840 Joseph Zwack founded the first factory in the Moroccan Court, today Erzsébet Square. The factory had been growing quickly, it moved to Two Saracens and Üllői Street, and then finally it occupied its final place at 26 Soroksári Street in 1892. This is the place for Zwack Museum and Visitors’ Centre as well, displaying the history and the past of the family and the herb liqueur, where visitors can follow a more than 225 years old story on exclusive recordings. With the help of family relics, documents and photographs exhibited in the museum you can experience not only the family’s adventurous past from the beginning until the present day, but also the milestones of Hungarian history.
Hungarian National and Trading House
Hungarian SME-s (small and medium-sized enterprises) offer best-in-class competitive products, services and world leading technology solutions in different industry sectors. The main goal of Hungarian National Trading House is to find potential business partners and open new opportunities for Hungarian SME sector with support of our representative offices based in more than 60 countries around the world. Hungarian National Trading House local network will find the way to connect the demand arising in foreign markets with the supply of Hungarian enterprises.