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

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DECISION MAKERS
June 2016

Prospects of Further Development

Western Romania is a success story, considering the current and real development perspectives. The city on Bega maintains the traditional role of triggering the national development countrywide, shown by statistics ranking Timisoara as second after Bucharest in terms of business growth Text courtesy of Nicolae Robu, mayor of Timisoara

Prospects of Further Development
 

REPORTS

  • EU backs liquefied natural gas link, but push for project may be too soon

    The EU supports Romania, Georgia and Azerbaijanís new pioneering liquefied natural gas (LNG) interconnector AGRI - but analysts fear a strong push for the project in the short term could subvert the priority of alternative Nabucco Report by Michael Bird

  • State of play: how secure is the alternative source of financing, state aid?

    Many companies are trying to find additional financing sources, in order to extend their businesses on the Romanian market, analysts say. If their own capital isn't sufficient, they will turn to external financing in order to help them proceed. Specialists from law firm Noerr Group Romania say EU funds or bank loans may be hard to get, and recommend state aid as an alternative for investment.

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

Iasi 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


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APPOINTMENTS

EDITOR'S CHOICE

True hospitality in Bucharest

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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.