An agreement to strengthen the European semiconductor industry was reached at the Competitiveness Council on 1-2 December 2022.
At the Competitiveness Council on 1 December, ministers agreed on a framework of measures to strengthen the European semiconductor ecosystem.
The payment of EU funds due to Hungary cannot be linked to other issues
Hungary considers it a dangerous precedent to link the disbursement of EU funds to completely unrelated issues, but several EU member states would link the approval of the Hungarian recovery plan to the Hungarian government changing its position on various other issues, Finance Minister Mihály Varga told MTI on Tuesday in Brussels.
Impacts of the crises were at the centre of discussion in the Education, Culture, Youth Sport Council meeting, 28-29. November 2022
János Csák, Minister of Culture and Innovation and Zoltán Maruzsa, Minister of State for Public Education represented Hungary in the meeting.
It is deplorable that Brussels is blocking investments in EU member states
It is deplorable that Brussels is blocking investment in EU member states, when the war in Ukraine and the recession caused by sanctions could only be avoided by investments in EU member states, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said in Brussels on Friday.
Hungary may get an exemption from the oil price cap
Hungary is to be exempted from the planned EU oil price cap, which is essential for guaranteeing security of supply, but several dangerous proposals remain on the table, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced in Brussels on Thursday.