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:
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?
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 2012
Initial feeOrdinary 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 feeCompanies 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
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