Sectoral roundtable: transport and logistics
Date: 18 June 2008, 14:00-17:00
Venue: Deák Palota, Budapest, Deák Ferenc utca 15.
AmCham and ICEG European Center regularly organise sectoral roundtable discussions on strategic issues of major Hungarian business sectors. The roundtable on the transport and logistics sector covered several topics affecting the competitiveness of Hungarian businesses: rising fuel prices, road tolls and the competition of foreign firms within Hungary.
András Oszlay (ICEG EC): Development trends and competitiveness challenges of the Hungarian transport and logistics sector
Roundtable with invited experts: Péter Bilek (ICEG EC, moderator), Zoltán Bokor (head of department, Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Zsolt Fülöp (executive director, DELOG Ltd.), Lajos Szűcs (head of department, Ministry of Transport, Telecommunication and Energy), Miklós Völgyi (commercial director, MÁV Cargo)
- What are the challenges of high fuel prices and how can adjustment be facilitated?
- How do road tolls affect the future of the sector?
- Do foreign transport companies threaten local businesses?