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Klaus Iohannis is Liberals' choice for presidency

The liberal head Klaus Iohannis has been elected the party′s candidate for the presidential elections to be held in November in Romania, as announced by the former leader of the National Liberal Party (PNL) C...

ECONOMICS

Operational Leasing market to register double-digit growth in H1

The Operational leasing market recorded an increase of 12.3 per cent at the end of Q2 over the same period last year, reaching 45,000 units. Moreover, the market is expected to grow to 47,000 vehicles by the en...

ENERGY

ExxonMobil and OMV Petrom to start drilling in the Black Sea

In early July, the American- based company ExxonMobil Exploration and Production in Romania and OMV Petrom, part of the Austrian OMV Petrom group, jointly announced the beginning of drilling in deep water of th...

REAL ESTATE

Leroy Merlin expands by acquiring the BauMax network in Romania

The French retailer Leroy Merlin reached an agreement with the Austrian network BauMax for the purchase of the 15 BauMax units in Romania, following a share transfer deal

INFRASTRUCTURE

A contract over 18 million Euro for building a part of Brasov ring road has been assigned

Romanian National Company of Motorways and National Roads (CNADNR) assigned a contract worth 18 million Euro (80 million RON) for the construction of 4.9 km of Brasov's ring road by a consortium of Viarom Const...

APPOINTMENTS

Perry Zizzi

Perry Zizzi, with 19 years of experience practicing law in the US, Latin America, Western Europe and the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe rejoined law firm Dentons, nearly seven years after depart...

AGRIBUSINESS

Romanian farmers need to integrate further within the value chain

Given the fact that in the coming 20 years the global demand for food will grow by 70 per cent, Romania can play an important role in providing the necessary supply, Reinder Schaap, the counsellor for Agricultu...

GREEN

Eco-Rom Ambalaje recycled 2.6 million tonnes of packaging waste in the past decade

Eco-Rom Ambalaje, one of the most important organizations specialised in the assumption of packaging recycling and recovery obligations from economic agents, recycled around 2.6 million tonnes of packaging wast...

EVENTS

FINANCING APPETITE

Garanti Bank registered an annual average growth of 20 per cent in the SME segment from 2010 up to the present, according to a press release. The financial institution has a portfolio of 25,000 SME clients and ...


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Reports

REPORTS

The state subsidy, a godsend for private companies

The large energy consumers have recently received some good news from the Government. They are no longer obliged to buy every green certificate issued as required by existing legislation, which now sets them apart from all the other consumers in Romania

Features

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Courier and postal services: are all the bells ringing?

What was once a knock on the door, two- to three-day delivery time and human contact, is now smart parcel tracking systems, same-day delivery and all-electronic interfaces. These are few of the changes the local courier industry has undergone in the last decade. Alexandra Lopotaru and Iustina Ambrono discovered what other innovative solutions are set to increase carriers′ efficiency, how e-commerce is affecting the business a

COUNTRY FOCUS

Romania, French investors' bon ami?

The second-largest economy in Europe and fifth in the world, France is the fourth-biggest investor on Romania local market, injecting more than seven billion Euro last year. Alexandra Lopotaru and Magda Purice spoke with Francois Saint-Paul, the newly appointed French Ambassador to Romania, with Eric Faidy, the president of CCIFER and with other major players in the effort to take the current temperature of bilateral comittment.

COUNTRY FOCUS

US investments in Romania: The best is yet to come

A traditional partner in business is something to cherish and maintain, as with any old good friendships. Since Romania has long been a target market for investments in the region, its US investors can comment with authority on the things that should be improved locally and the things that are already in their proper place

 
 
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