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Romanian agribusiness forum 2014

In mid-December, The Diplomat-–Bucharest magazine organized the fourth edition of the Romanian Agribusiness Forum 2014 in order to discuss the impacts of the current regional context on the lo...

OFFICIAL MEETING

In mid-January, Prime Minister Victor Ponta had a meeting, at Victoria Palace, with the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland. The Prime Minister d...

DUAL SYSTEM

German retailer Penny Market, part of the REWE Group, announced the launching of the free educational program for dual training in February, where 20 young people will be trained to activate in ...

NEW CENTER

Endava, one of the IT service companies with the fastest growth in Europe, has opened its fourth development centre in Romania, in Pitesti, where it plans to hire 100 IT specialists in the next ...

CELEBRATION

Travel agency Paralela 45, general tour-operator and the biggest circuit producer in Romania, celebrated 25 years of activity in late January. With a turnover of 40 million Euros reached at the ...

RECOVERY

According to a market study by RE/MAX, a real estate company that relies on a franchise system, Romania’s real estate market will see a slight increase this year, after 2014 already felt reviv...

Bigger team

With the acquisition of IBM′s x86 server division, Lenovo increased its number of employees to 160 people and moved into a larger office.“We are glad that we have completed the integ...

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 ...

WORKSHOP

Romanian companies active in the food and agricultural equipment production sectors attended in early July the workshop presentation of the Expoalimentaria fair, an international event for food,...

LARGER NETWORK

German retailer Lidl opened in late July a new unit in Targu Neamt, in Eastern Romania, reaching 176 units across the country. Since the beginning of this year, the retailer opened seven units i...

EXPANSION

The real estate developer Genesis Development leased to Accenture - a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company - an additional area of 1,400 sqm to the company&prim...

EUROPEAN RECOGNITION

Bucharest′s Epoque Hotel is ranked tenth on the global 2014 Expedia Insiders’ Select winners list, being the only property in Europe present in this year’s top ten. The ranking inc...

MILITARY CEREMONY

In late July, Prime Minister Victor Ponta attended the ceremony of military rank awarding to the graduates of the “Nicolae Balcescu” Land Forces Academy based in Sibiu. "I am here today...

ACROSS THE BORDER

The Greek partner of Romanian cosmetics producer Farmec opened a branded shop at Salonic, based on the model located at Cluj-Napoca, the company informs. G2D SPC company plans opening new shops ...

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TransferGo: We will come to a point where money transfers will be dominated by app usage

Cash will become obsolete and this will be the result of digital finance advancement, Marius Nedelcu, Country Manager at TransferGo told The Diplomat-Bucharest.

ING Bank Romania to accelerate business development through digitization

Customers are increasingly interacting with the bank through its digital platforms and are making more card payments, according to a report issued by ING Bank Romania.

Globalworth: The number of green accredited buildings continues to grow every year

Romania today is one of the few economies in Europe that had a consistent expansion over the past six years, outpacing EU average growth, Dimitris Raptis, deputy CEO and Chief Investment Officer...

Crosspoint: Currently, there is a relatively small number of green office buildings throughout Romania

2017 has been a good year for the office market all throughout the CEE region: low vacancy rates (Bucharest - nine per cent, Warsaw - 14 per cent, Budapest - 9.2 per cent, Prague - 10.3 per cent...

UniCredit announces updates in the Mobile Banking application

UniCredit Bank launches new facilities in the up-to-date version of its Mobile Banking application to provide customers with a simpler and faster user experience.

Iulius Mall: 2017 a good year both for office premises delivery and office demand from companies planning to expand

Compared to the other countries in the region, Romania still has some catching up to do in terms of high quality office spaces that measure up to European standards, Laurentiu Manea, Manager Off...

CW Echinox: Green certifications now a standard on the Romanian real estate market

2017 was a well-performing year for Bucharest's office market, with many new occupiers and expansions, and the delivered projects were rapidly absorbed, leading to a significant decrease of the ...

ESOP: We expect that the green building trend further grows

The Romanian market is one of the most dynamic in the region due to the accelerated development in IT&C, BPO, shared services industries, and to the expansion of research & development centres t...

Conadi: One opportunity for the residential market is to deliver high-quality projects adapted to buyers' needs

Romania's residential market has started to recover, coming closer to normality and likely to achieve its maturity soon, according to Daniela Barbu, Marketing Communications Specialist at Conadi...

Immofinanz: Constant, visible shift towards energy efficiency on the local office sector

Romania's strong economic growth in 2017 placed the country in a leading position in the CEE region and the trend is expected be sustainable over the next years, Christian Traunfellner, Head of ...

JLL Romania: 80 per cent of buildings under construction built according to international green standards

Stability and sustainability are the words that can describe the Romanian office market in 2017, according to Madalina Marinescu, Office Department consultant JLL Romania.

Great potential comes with big challenges

The residential market in Romania registered new record investments in 2017, one of its best years so far - and analysts said the trend will continue for sure this year.

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American auto parts producer closes factory in Northern Romania
US auto parts producer TRW Automotive will close its wheel factory in Baia Mare, Nothern Romania.

Telekom Romania launches first loans in partnership with Alior Bank
Telekom Romania, one of the biggest local telecom groups, has launched its first two loans in partnership with Polish lender Alior Bank.

Fondul Proprietatea exits Conpet
Fondul Proprietatea, the fund managed by Franklin Templeton, has sold its minority stake in Conpet, the operator of the oil transport network in Romania.

The state of the economy is a reflection of public policy, says FIC
The Foreign Investors Council (FIC) considers that recent negative economic data which drew the attention of politicians are the result of legislation that was adopted without proper impact assessments that cou...

Banca Transilvania to sell 350 million Euro worth of bonds
Romanian lender Banca Transilvania wants to sell subordinated bonds worth 350 million Euro, with a 10-year maturity and a fixed or variable interest rate.