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Romanian agriculture minister wants sheep used for country branding

Romania’s agriculture minister Petre Daea said that a sheep can be successfully used for Romania’s country branding because ‘sheep are living statues’, according to Romania Insider.

IFC provides funding to support Romanian agribusiness

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a 70 million RON (15.5 million Euro) loan to Agricover Credit IFN to increase access to financing for farmers in Romania and to support the co...

Agricover Agri-Business posts 12.2 million RON gross profit last year

Agri-Business division of Agricover Holding reached a gross profit of 12.2 million RON (2.7 million Euro) in 2016 on 1.14 billion RON (253.3 million Euro) turnover, a four per cent decrease comp...

Romania has significant potential in agriculture, but low productivity, says PwC Romania

Romania is one of the European countries with the highest potential in agriculture with the sixth biggest agricultural use area in the EU, but it has a low productivity due to several factors, a...

Agricover Credit IFN reached 22 million RON net profit last year, up 28 per cent compared to 2015

Agricover Credit IFN, the non-banking financial institution specializing in financial services for agriculture, announced their net profit registered last year is worth 22 million RON (4.8 milli...

Agricover Agri-Business posts 12.2 million RON gross profit last year

Agri-Business division of Agricover Holding reached a gross profit of 12.2 million RON (2.7 million Euro) in 2016 and 1.14 billion RON (253.3 million Euro) turnover, four per cent decrease compa...

Agricover Credit IFN reached 22 million RON net profit last year, 28 per cent up compared to 2015

Agricover Credit IFN, the non-banking financial institution specializing in financial services in agriculture, announced the net profit registered last year is worth 22 million RON (4.8 million ...

Gothaer Asigurari Reasigurari: Over 75,000 hectares have been affected this year by hail and storms

Over 75,000 hectares of farmland have been affected this year by hail, storms and floods, compared to 15,000 hectares in the last agricultural year, while the number of claim files approved by G...

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APIA: 98.61 per cent of farmers received subsidies of over two billion Euro

In late June, Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos requested to Achim Irimescu, Minister of Agriculture and Rural development, to prepare an action plan to combat the effects of drought forecasted this ...

The gap between imports and exports of food products tripled in the first half

In the first half of 2016, the agro-food trade deficit, namely the gap between imports and exports, amounted to 663.6 million Euro, more than three times higher than the same period in 2015, acc...

BCR to grant to farmers funding up to 90 per cent of the subsidies

Farmers can obtain funding from BCR up to 90 per cent of the subsidies they are about to collect, following an agreement concluded between BCR, the Agency for Payments and Intervention in Agricu...

Government reduces VAT for agricultural services, seeds, pesticides and fertilizers to nine per cent

VAT for agricultural services, seeds, pesticides and fertilizers is set to decrease from 20 per cent to nine per cent, announced Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos in late June, most probably starting...

Minister of Agriculture requires 30 million RON supplementary budget to finance irrigation

In late June, Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos requested to Achim Irimescu, Minister of Agriculture and Rural development, to prepare an action plan to combat the effects of drought forecasted this ...

MADR Minister: “Romania supports the EU Council presidency's efforts in establishing new fishing quotas”

In early July, Achim Irimescu, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR), had an informal meeting with Josef Kamenicky, state secretary within the Ministry of Agriculture of Slova...

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Over 19,000 business plans submitted for Start-Up Nation program

Start-Up Nation Government program attracted over 19,000 business plans and a new edition will take place next year, said Ilan Laufer, Minister for the Business Environment.

PM Sorin Grindeanu: 5.7 per cent economic growth - confirmation that the measures taken by the Government are the right

The 5.7 percent economic growth registered in the first quarter of 2017, as compared to the first quarter of 2016, an evolution which exceeds the expectations of analysts and international bodie...

Sorin Grindeanu hails the support for CVM lifting before 2019

Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu met at Victoria Palace with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. The meeting was also attended by the Public Finance Minister Viorel Stefan, Fore...

President Iohannis to hold political consultation to designate future PM

Parliamentary parties are invited today to the Cotroceni Presidential Palace for consultations with President Klaus Iohannis over the designation of the future prime minister, Agerpres reads.

EU bank supports expansion of Regina Maria private healthcare network in Romania

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending 15 million Euro to support the expansion of a private healthcare network in Romania, a press release shows. This agreement is backed by the guarante...

New law on ports administration would be very damaging for Romanian state budget, Fondul Proprietatea says

Fondul Proprietatea is concerned by the renewed steps to approve the draft law amending the Government Ordinance on ports administration, which was re-examined and approved through an emergency ...

Vienna Insurance Group posts profit of 110 million Euro in Q1

Vienna Insurance Group reported a profit before taxes of around 110 million Euro in the first quarter of 2017, according to a press release.

Deloitte: The M&A market has doubled in the first half of the year

The M&A market in Romania has reached 889 million Euro in the second quarter of the year according to public sources and disclosed transactions, more than double compared to the first quarter, a...

Romania's sovereign fund to be launched in 2018

Romania's first sovereign fund for development and investments (FSDI) will be available starting January 1, 2018 and it will finance the developments of infrastructure alongside greenfield and b...

EIB lends one billion euro to Romania for transport infrastructure projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending one billion Euro to co-finance with European Structural and Investment Funds priority transport infrastructure projects totalling 6.8 billion Euro t...

Business Lease posts four million Euro turnover in the first semester of 2017

Business Lease, international company providing complete mobility solutions through Operational Leasing, Car Fleet Management and Rental in Romania, closes its first semester of 2017 with a turn...

New trading symbol for Patria Bank shares on Bucharest Stock Exchange

Patria Bank shares, a credit institution that operates on the Romanian banking sector, are traded under a new symbol on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) market, following the successful merger...

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New Dacia Duster shown for the first time in Romania at Renault Day
The new Duster model has been shown for the first time in Romania on Sunday, on the occasion of the Renault Day, an event organized on Dacia's industrial platform in Mioveni town, attended by 15 000 people....

Corneliu Bodea was reappointed as president of Romanian Energy Center
Corneliu Bodea was reappointed as president of Romanian Energy Center (CRE) with 244 votes, being the only candidate. His new mandate will last until September 2020.

Zacaria develops the first private industrial park in Craiova
The construction works on the new business park in Craiova are ongoing and the first 10,000 sqm of industrial space will be delivered by the end of the year, the Romanian real estate developer Zacaria has annou...

FIC: High growth without infrastructure is not possible in the long run
The Foreign Investors Council (FIC) believes infrastructure is key for Romania's future development and it is also one of the three pillars Romania must focus on if it is to become one of the top ten EU economi...

Superbet bonds start trading on Bucharest Stock Exchange
Corporate bonds of Superbet Betting & Gaming S.A., one of the most important gambling operators in Romania, have started trading on the Alternative Trading System managed by Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) from ...