- 2 Aug 2014 9:04 AM
Festivals organised in Hungary play an important role in the country’s tourism sector, István Ujhelyi, a Socialist MEP, said at the event which is taking place for the seventh time.
Tourism and catering account for 9.9% of the country’s economic output, and the sectors employ 400,000 people, said Ujhelyi, a deputy president of the EP’s transport and tourism committee.
The Hungaricum list includes Csaba sausage, Pick and Herz salamis, goose liver products, Tokaji Aszú wine, Kalocsa paprika, Makó onion, acacia honey, as well as the Herend and Zsolnay porcelains, soda water, Béres dietary supplement drops and Halas lace, among many others.
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