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UK Sandwich Maker to Recruit Workers in Hungary

Executives for Greencore, the largest maker of sandwiches in the United Kingdom, went to Hungary to recruit employees for a new factory opening in Northhamptonshire. Some observers are complaining because Greencore was the recipient of £107 million in government funding to use to create more jobs for the residents of Northhamptonshire. Greencore produces 430 million…

The Black Earth Comeback

Against the backdrop of this year’s headline-grabbing geopolitical tensions between Ukraine and Russia, something transformative is up in the  heartlands of both countries. Where less than a decade ago there were fallow fields, rusting Soviet-era equipment, and ramshackle storage facilities, there are now wide tracts of land plowed by modern combines and dotted with state-of…

Business in Hungary Flails as Region’s Crisis Worsens

A recent Thomson Reuters survey revealed that business in Hungary suffered over the last quarter, resulting in a drop of the average for the EU’s eastern economies. The Thomson Reuters & OeKB Central and Eastern European Business Climate index fell to 14 points in January. Hungary’s progress, or lack thereof, was the most dramatic, falling…