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Vol 14, no. 2, July 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

  • Is the sun setting on the PV sector?

    The recent changes in the green energy sector stemming from Emergency Government Ordinance no.57/2013 and the status of investments in this field were the trigger for the "Meet the investors in PV" event organized by The Diplomat - Bucharest, where authorities, analysts and investors discussed the latest developments in the PV sector

  • Sowing the seeds of profitable agriculture in Romania

    The trade dynamics of agricultural products in Romania over the last decade, opportunities for the development of local agriculture in the context of the Common Agricultural Policy and the issue of GMOs were the main topics discussed by top managers and representatives of the largest agricultural and agriculture-related companies.

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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New regulations adopted by ANRE will have a strong negative impact on consumers and endanger 4.500 jobs, says ACUE

New regulations adopted by ANRE will have a strong negative impact on consumers and endanger 4.500 jobs, says ACUEThe electricity distributors members of the Federation of Associations of Energy Utility Companies (ACUE) are deeply concerned about the negative impact on networks and consumers of the methodology to determine electricity distribution tariffs and the lower regulated rate of return applied to these tariffs, adopted by the Regulatory Authority for Energy (ANRE).

Garanti Consumer Finance signs a loan agreement for seven million Euro with The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank

Garanti Consumer Finance signs a loan agreement for seven million Euro with The Black Sea Trade and Development BankGaranti Consumer Finance, part of the financial group Garanti Romania, has signed a loan agreement of seven million Euro with the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB).

U.S. Air Force to invest 40 million USD in Romanian air base

U.S. Air Force to invest 40 million USD in Romanian air baseThe U.S. Air Force plans to spend about 40 million USD on new construction and base improvements at the 71st Air Base in Campia Turzii, in Romania's Cluj county, Defensenews.com reported.