Editor’s Note: In this third installment of our new weekly partnership with GlobalBusinessProfessor.com (GBP), we travel to a new portion of the world: Eastern Europe. Presented by Csaba Kilian, CEO of the Association of Hungarian Automotive Industry, GBP’s “Strategies for Selecting an Automotive Sit in Easter Europe” seminar offers a unique insight into why having a manufacturing site in Eastern Europe can be greatly beneficial to companies looking to expand globally.
Strategies for Selecting an Automotive Site in Eastern Europe
Presented by Csaba Kilian, CEO, Association of Hungarian Automotive Industry
Automotive supplier executives can learn the best strategies for selecting a manufacturing site in Eastern Europe by watching Csaba Kilian’s On-Demand Seminar. Kilian, CEO of the Association of Hungarian Automotive Industry, produced the seminar in partnership with GlobalBusinessProfessor.com. In the 35-minute seminar found by clicking here, Kilian presents key criteria for selecting a manufacturing site in Eastern Europe, with a special focus on the automotive industry.
Eastern Europe is the leading automotive manufacturing location in the European Union. Kilian describes in detail this low-cost manufacturing region with free access to the world’s largest market. In addition, he discusses the automotive manufacturing characteristics of each county: the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary. Every manufacturing site decision in Eastern Europe can benefit from the information presented on the real estate market, including supply and cost, infrastructure, the availability and cost of electricity, the labor market, including unemployment rates, wages and education and also the availability of grants.
Kilian has 21 years of experience in the field of investment promotion. As the CEO of the Hungarian Investment and Trade Development Agency he promoted inward investment and bilateral trade.