At a press conference, Leonid Surigin said economic relations between Hungary and the various regions of Russia would get way stronger in coming years especially, in the areas of agriculture, and food production as well as tourism, and research and development.
The Russian commercial counselor pointed out that there are the huge potentials for expansion in tourism as well; in the first eight months of 2013 more than 500 thousand Russian tourists arrived in Hungary either recreational or business related purposes. This is 20 percent more tourists than visited Hungary in the same period last year.
The rearrangement that has been taking place in world politics ensures that at the post-crisis era Russia will play a leading role in global economy. This is good news for Hungary, as Russia Hungary's third most important trading partner and among the non-EU countries it is the first said Commissioner Responsible for Hungarian - Russian Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó.
(MTI – hungarianambiance.com)