Economics
Money available for State Aid
The Government announced the National Budget amendment and approx. EUR 140 mil. (RON 638 mil) were allocated for State Aid for financing investment projects, which is the maximum amount possible for 2017. In this context, the next phase should be that the Romanian authorities announce the opening of the window for applications very soon. more »
1.5 billion Euro shares traded on BVB in 8 months of 2017
The total trading value of equities exceeded EUR 1.5 billion on Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) by the end of August, up by 35% as compared to the first eight months of the previous year. The Investors bought and sold shares worth EUR 180 million last month, which is 27% over the value posted in July 2017. As compared to August last year, the total trading value of equities surged by 85 percent. more »
August 31, 2017 15:46
The administrative and bureaucratic burden of honest taxpayers with measures as a split VAT payment is not, in the long run, a good strategy to combat tax evasion states the Foreign Investors Council ( FIC) in a press release. ...more »
August 31, 2017 15:22
Prime Minister Mihai Tudose met with a delegation of Lockheed Martin, American aerospace security company, specialized in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and support of advanced technology systems at global level....more »
August 23, 2017 15:45
Globalworth Real Estate Investments Ltd. announces the completion of the acquisition of the C building of the Green Court Bucharest office complex, developed by Skanska Romania. The transaction was made by acquiring 100% of the shares of the Epsilon Property Development Company S.R.L., the company that owned the asset, and has a value of approximately EUR 38 million, an amount paid to Skanska Romania....more »
July 24, 2017 06:19
The listing of Digi Communications and AAGES places Romania second in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by the number of initial public offerings (IPO) after the Warsaw capital market, the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) said in a release.  "The Bucharest Stock Exchange is second in the Central and Eastern European capital market where initial public offerings (IPO) have been successfully concluded in the second quarter of this year, for a cumulative amount of over 208 million euro, according to BVB. ...more »
July 12, 2017 15:20
The largest leasing transaction registered on the Bucharest office market was announced by Globalworth Real Estate Investments Ltd., with the acquisition of a 57,000 sqm land previously owned by Coca-Cola HBC Romania and the development of the new Groupe Renault Romania headquarters in Bucharest by Elgan Offices SRL, a company owned equally by Globalworth and Elgan Group (represented by Simon Roth)....more »
July 06, 2017 11:06
With a 4.8%-GDP growth in 2016 and the highest estimated growth rate in 2017 among EU member states, Romania has become an increasingly attractive destination for regional operations centers. The tax and legal regimes along with the geographic location, as well as the highly yet not so costly labour force are some of the key ingredients contributing to the country’s attractiveness, according to the Recipe for successful tax, law & real estate of regional operations centers in Romania report prepared by Deloitte Romania, Reff & Associates- Deloitte Legal together with Knight Frank.  ...more »
July 04, 2017 13:33
The Sovereign Development and Investment Fund will be managed by the Ministry of Finance, and ministries who have managed the fund companies so far, will retain certain coordination prerogatives, Energy Minister Toma Petcu said in a conference quoted by Agerpress.  "Through the governing programme, one of the strategic objectives is the sovereign investment fund, important for Romania's economic development, which will be an economic development engine. In my opinion, all companies, not just in the field of energy, because we are talking about a general investment fund, all profitable companies that have strong capitalization in any field should be in this fund, depending on the communication we will have with the European Commission and based on the decisions regarding competition, so as not to cause problems," the minister said....more »
July 03, 2017 14:16
Globalworth Real Estate Investments Ltd. announced the acquisition of the "C" building of the Green Court Bucharest office building, developed by Skanska. The gross transaction value is estimated at 38 million euros, and the acquisition is scheduled for the third quarter of 2017. ...more »
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