Join our Trade Mission to Hungary and Slovakia. The five-day mission will be based in Budapest and Bratislava. This multi-sectoral mission will present NI companies with the opportunity to expand into a new market, grow existing business relationships and support customers. So if you’re interested in exporting to this region apply below to find out if your company is eligible.
You've met the initial programme criteria.
Please download and complete the DOC version of the application form.
Closing date for applications is Monday 17 July 2017
Hungary is a strategic location in the heart of Europe, with an open economy and good infrastructure. The UK ranks as the fifth largest investor in the country, mainly for the retail, telecommunications and professional services sectors.
Benefits/Strengths for UK businesses exporting to Hungary include:
Slovakia has enormous growth potential with its stable economic and political environment. It has a strategic geographical position within Europe, with a highly skilled and flexible labour workforce.
Benefits/Strengths for UK businesses exporting to Slovakia include:
Our Trade Team in Belfast will be on-hand with advice and guidance to help prepare for the mission. Working with our Trade Advisers in-market, we can provide tailored market research and arrange individual appointments for your company. The cost of this service is heavily subsidised by Invest NI. The cost to companies requiring market research for the mission will be £500 for companies visiting one location, and £750 for companies visiting two locations. These costs are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.
* Contribution towards airfares and accommodation is for one participant per company only
Companies who have exceeded their De Minimis aid limit will be unable to claim assistance towards travel, accommodation and in-market support for this mission. The maximum De Minimis aid any single recipient can receive is €200,000 (cash grant equivalent) over a 3 year fiscal period.
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