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Vol 14, no. 4, December 2018
The Diplomat Bucharest

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December 2018



  • French investments in Romania: Building on solid foundation

    France and Romania became business partners in the early '90s and since then the bonds have been built on trust and mutual commitment. Currently, French investors have gained a leadership position in many sectors and SMEs are numerous and dynamic, with direct and indirect investments from France ranking third in Romania's list of foreign investors.

  • Swiss firms stay watchful over local openings

    Ranked among the top 10 foreign investors on the local market, Swiss companies see Romania as a hub of strategic and economic potential for them in the region, due to the size of the local market



Ondrej Safar, CEZ Group: "Romania can become a hub for international smart solutions providers"

Ondrej Safar, CEZ Group: "We are already in the digital age, so the upward trend of implementing smart solutions is inevitable in all areas," he tells The Diplomat-Bucharest. "Especially in terms of utilities, a compatible approach is needed to allow data aggregation, process adjustments and interdependencies. Having only its own funds and short implementation times, it is difficult for Romania to implement such a strategy in all its regions."


True hospitality in Bucharest

True hospitality in BucharestInterview with Lior Bebera, General Manager InterContinental Bucharest

Romanian business - Flexibility and agility in a high-potential market

Romanian business - Flexibility and agility in a high-potential marketIt's anniversary time, with Romania celebrating its national day at a time when its image is coming into serious question at an international level. This month is also an anniversary landmark for The Diplomat - Bucharest, as the magazine celebrates its 14th year of high-level reporting locally.