The excellent connections in hinterland traffic and the well-established logistics chains make the Port of Hamburg in Hungary an attractive market partner. Hungary is a central hub for the distribution of international flows of goods within Europe.
The favorable geographical location between the countries of Central, Southern and Eastern Europe and the TEN corridors running through Hungary contribute significantly to this. The excellent connections in hinterland traffic and the well-established logistics chains make the Port of Hamburg in Hungary an attractive market partner.
The most important mode of transport to / from Hungary is the train, there are 24 block trains per week from / to Budapest. Over 85 percent of the goods handled in Hamburg are transported by rail, the proportion of containerized cargo is almost 100 percent. In addition to the Budapest terminals, other important terminals are Dunajska Streda and Kosice in Slovakia.
The Hungarian economy - like the other countries in the world - unfortunately suffered from the COVID pandemic, a decline of 5.1 percent in 2020 was less than expected and below the EU average of 6.4 percent. Despite everything, the Port of Hamburg was able to book around 110,000 TEU from / to Hungary. According to the latest forecasts, an economic growth of at least 5 percent is expected for 2021.