Presented copies of his credentials the new Hungarian ambassador in Buenos Aires, Pál Varga Korita, who received his doctorate in economics at the University of World Economics, Budapest, where he also studied the career of Foreign Trade.
Pál Varga Korita, an expert in international finance, began his diplomatic career in 1969 at the Hungarian Foreign Trade Ministry. Already during the 90s was General Director at the Ministry of International Economic Relations, and Director General of Department of Latin America in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2002 served as Deputy Director General of the Americas Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as Ambassador-was a member of Hungarian delegations at various international conferences related to cooperation between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Bilateral relations between Hungary Aregentina and date from the second half of the nineteenth century, after the signing of the Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation with the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Currently, both countries are linked by a series of bilateral agreements on tourism, visas, culture, education, investment and science and technology, among others. In the latter area, is fully functional bilateral cooperation through joint projects between academic institutions of both countries.
The Hungarian community in Argentina focuses the attention of the government of this country, and according to estimates, is the second largest in Latin America after living in Brazil.
An important moment in the recent bilateral relationship was constituted by the foreign ministers level meeting held in the Summit-EU GRULAC May 2008 in Lima and it was agreed a future exchange of visits. This meeting was preceded by separate meetings of deputy foreign ministers level political consultations, one held in Buenos Aires in 2005 and one in Budapest in 2007.
Another item to note is that both governments are active in the International Working Group for Remembrance, Holocaust Education and Research (ITF), which was chaired by Hungary in 2006.
As for the economic and trade relationship, the most important items of exports from our country were prepared or preserved peanuts, hake, machines for cleaning, sorting or grading seed, grain or dried leguminous vegetables, and tanned hides and skins cattle, wool, dried.
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