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Vol 14, no. 3, September 2018
The Diplomat Bucharest

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POLITICS NEWS
September 2018

 

REPORTS

  • Carbon trade woos local power market operator and bourses

    A race for carbon trading platforms heats up Romania’s new billion Euro market in CO2 credits. Report by Michael Bird

  • Delivering change

    Challenged by a privatization attempt in 2007, huge losses, a record EUR 26 mln fine, and wary of breaching competition law, the Romanian Post seems finally to be delivering on its market, with a little help from the State’s international economic agreements. Now seeking a strategic investor to put its stamp on the service, the Romanian Post is shaking off the dust of the past and going head‑to‑head with its competitors

 
 

DECISION MAKER

IT and outsourcing have generated more than 10,000 well-paid jobs in Iasi

IT and outsourcing have generated more than 10,000 well-paid jobs in IasiIasi has become one of the most sought Tier-2 cities in Romania for IT and outsourcing, while European projects worth 133 million Euro have helped the city increase its competitiveness. Alexandra Cioboata talks to Mihai Chirica, the newly-appointed mayor of Iasi, to take the pulse of the city

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Meet the finalists and the winners of the first Automotive Awards Gala by The Diplomat-Bucharest!

Meet the finalists and the winners of the first Automotive Awards Gala by The Diplomat-Bucharest!Automotive Today powered by The Diplomat-Bucharest organizes Automotive Forum & Awards for Excellence Gala 2018 on 13 November at JW Marriott Hotel in Bucharest - Constanta Ballroom, starting at 15:00.

Global electric car sales to exceed one million units for the first time in 2018

Global electric car sales to exceed one million units for the first time in 2018The global electric vehicle market rose significantly in 2018 and could exceed 1 million units sold by the end of the year. The results after nine months show that Tesla is the new global leader and that the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance has been overtaken by BYD Chinese.

Romania struggles to save face ahead of Euro 2020

Romania struggles to save face ahead of Euro 2020With less than two years until the start of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, Romania struggles to finish its stadiums by kick-off time. And with roughly 200,000 fans flooding the capital city to cheer for their teams, the question lingers whether the city's transport infrastructure can meet minimum safety criteria. The Diplomat takes the pulse of the current state of play.