Mr. Péter Szijjártó: Debrecen is champion in direct investment projects
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Economic Ralations labelled Debrecen as champion in direct investments at the inauguration event of the cheese and powderizing shop of the Alföldi Dairy Ltd. Co. on May 21, 2019.
Mr. Péter Szijjártó said: 25 investment projects related to Debrecen have been announced in the past few years that resulted in having created 8142 new jobs in Debrecen and the total of development investments ammounted to as much as 544 billion HUF. The investment of the new production shop which has been underway since 2017 to the tune of a total of 15 billion HUF, has been subsidized by the government of Hungary with a non-refundable subsidy of 4,8 billion HUF facilitating the creation of 181 new jobs. Mr. László Papp, mayor of Debrecen, called the completion of this investment project an outstanding event in the economic development of the city, for dairy industry was just on the verge of disappearing from Debrecen a few years ago. According to Mr. Lajos Kósa, MP for Debrecen, the competitiveness of Hungaran economy must be promoted by means of legistlation relating to market regulation. Ms. Mónika Rózsás, managing direector of Alföldi Dairy Ltd. Co. said that their chees-making shop utilizes 250 thousand litres of raw milk to produce Trappista type of cheese, while theri powderizing shop utulizes a by-product of cheese-making. They have made their debut on foreign markets with their Gouda-type cheese, too: they are, at present, engaged in negotiations with their Japanese and Chinese partners about marketing there.