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MISSION STATEMENT

THE CURRENT MISSON of the SCCH is to promote our members’ activities, to support economic, commercial and academic exchange and business initiatives between Hungary and The Kingdom of Sweden, facilitate the transfer of knowhow, as well as furthering our members’ business interest, and professional development in Hungary through social, economic or special events, study tours, press events in order to help them to expand, and remain financially stable and prosperous.

SCCH–SERVICES SINCE 1995

To establish economic, research and cultural links between companies and entrepreneurs of the two countries, SCCH provides the below events and services:

  • Arranging professional trips and sport events
  • Organising forums for the members and their Hungarian suppliers
  • Popularising fundamental Swedish values
  • Organising and supporting programs, conferences, seminars, factory visits and any other opportunities to further trade and business relations between the two countries
  • Gathering business, environmental and other information and disseminating it to our members
  • Cooperate with similar organisations in areas of common interest
  • Forge strategic partnerships in the field of media, environmental protection, governance, sustainability, design, innovation, education and economy.
  • Create a forum for Nordic companies with business interests in Hungary
  • Promoting interest of members
  • Creating new benefit-package for the members through SCCH- loyalty program 
  • Charitable activities through the SCCH Raoul Wallenberg School Foundation, promotion of the legacy of Raoul Wallenberg in Hungarian society and a student exchange program between Hungary and Sweden
  • Updating and maintaining the SCCH web page

Purpose

The general purpose of the Chamber is to promote and contribute to the development of trade and business relations and business related initiatives and activities between the Republic of Hungary and Sweden and to support the business interests of its members. (Articles of Association of the SCCH, Article 3.1) As Tibor Kertész, former Chairman and first President of the SCCH formulated it: "Our task is to support mutual co-operation and friendship between Hungary and Sweden, to encourage trade investments and economic developments and to help our members monitor, understand and influence events within the Hungarian business community as the new economy takes shape in the country."

What does the Chamber offers you?

It collectively acts in the name of the members in relation with Hungarian authorities in order to promote and assist Swedish business interests. It provides relevant information to its members through specific studies and through regular newsletters. It initiates, organizes and co-ordinates programs and business events with invited guest speakers. It co-operates with other Chambers of Commerce in areas of common interest. (In 1999 the Chamber became a member of "The Permanent Commission of EU-Chambers in Hungary".) It is a forum for the establishment and development of professional and social contacts between its members, both companies and individuals.

Who can be a member?

"At the discretion of the Management Board, any organisation or natural person who shows a clear association to or interest in the development of trade and business between Sweden and Hungary and the realisation of the Chamber's purposes and aims can be admitted as a member." (Articles of Association of the SCCH, Article 5.1)

How to apply?

To become a member, please fill in and send the application form and the recommendation form to the SCCH secretariat.

E-mail: swedishchamber@swedishchamber.hu

The application and the recommendation forms can be downloaded from this page by clicking on the names of forms or they can be ordered from the Secretariat.

SCCH Membership fees 2005 - 2013

Initial fee

Ordinary member (Inter-company membership) HUF 450 000 
Ordinary member (>20 employees) HUF 300 000 
Ordinary member (5-20 employees) HUF 150 000
Ordinary member (<5 employees) HUF 60 000
Ordinary member (no employees) HUF 30 000
Associated / Honorary member: No fee

Annual fee

Companies with >10 employees HUF 200 000 
Companies with 1-10 employees HUF 100 000
One-man company: HUF 50 000 
Associated /Honorary member: No fee  
 

SCCH Membership fees 2015

Initial Fee Discontinued

Annual Fee

   
> 10 employees   (HUF) 350.000.-
1-10 employees   (HUF) 150.000.-
0 employees    (HUF)   65.000.-
Associated   No fee
Honorary   No fee

The annual contribution will be fixed year by year and is to be paid always latest until February 28 of the year in subject. (Article of Association of the SCCH, Article 9.5) All fees shall be paid to the Chamber's account shown below and all payments to be addressed as follows:

SWEDISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN HUNGARY
CIB Hungaria Bank Zrt., 1027 Budapest, Medve u. 4-14.
Account no.: 10700024 04304007