Győr-Moson-Sopron and Vas Counties: a transit zone
Situated at the national border, the Counties of Győr-Moson-Sopron and Vas play a significant economic role. Within this region, the three CENTROPE partner cities Győr, Sopron and Szombathely represent key engines of development. All three cities have decisive economic potential thanks to their position at the intersection of transport links from North to South and from East to West.
Three big industrial parks are active in the two counties, hosting companies with a multinational outlook like Audi, Luk Savaria or Rába. The most important sector is the automotive industry. Due to continuous investments in this sector over the past years, a supply chain industry has developed that involves many other, smaller entrepreneurs as well.
Besides the automotive industry, metal works and chemistry are main drivers in this area rich in mineral resources. Since the geography of the region renders it suitable for the growing of vegetables and fruit, agriculture is a typical feature as well. Due to appreciable grape cultivation, wine is another major product of the area.