At the invitation of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (AmCham Hungary), on the 11th of February 2021, Ambassador Szabolcs Takács gave a comprehensive virtual lecture on Hungarian-American relations to the chamber's leadership and member companies. Ambassador Takács praised the development of bilateral economic relations and thanked the representatives of the companies for their commitment to their investments in Hungary. During the challenging economic situation brought on over last year by the coronavirus pandemic, it was the American companies that created the most jobs in the country. Today, the United States remains the second-largest foreign investor in Hungary, with around 1,700 US companies employing 106,000 workers. The Ambassador emphasized that the exceptionally good relationship between the two countries provides a strong basis for close cooperation.