Economics
June 26, 2017 16:59
The shareholders and the management of the Midia Marine Terminal (MMT) SRL, held by KazMunayGas International Group intend to change the Midia Port terminal into the most important energy hub at the Black Sea, thanks to a portfolio of invest...more »
June 26, 2017 16:47
Monsson Operation, a company member of Monsson Group, which offers services like wind turbine operation, maintenance and service in Europe, Africa, America and New Zealand, plans to hire 200 technicians and engineers by the end of 2017 .  Monsson has been focusing on renewable energy since 2004 and has become an important player in the world, with over 2.4 GW of projects in its portfolio. Monsson Operation is now active in more than 20 countries, having several offices in Sweden, Ireland, Qatar, Poland, Germany, USA and South Africa....more »
June 26, 2017 13:08
Mitiska REIM, the Belgian real estate investment and fund management firm, announced the acquisition of the Alpha Property Development portfolio, consisting of 11 income producing retail parks and 3 development opportunities. The acquisition was made on behalf of Mitiska REIM’s institutional fund, First Retail International 2 (FRI 2). The existing properties are all multi-tenanted and anchored by either Lidl and/or Kaufland. The portfolio comprises a total of 55,000m² GLA and is fully leased to strong local and international brands such as Deichmann, Takko, and Pepco...more »
June 20, 2017 15:20
The cumulative level of the net assets of the five SIFs (Financial Investments Society) was 8.15 billion lei in May, up 5.8 pct from the level recorded at the end of April, reads a press release of the Association of Fund Managers in Romania.  "Following the evolution of the net assets in the reported month, we can see that the five SIFs registered only positive developments, with a 7.5 pct growth in SIF Moldova, 6.4 pct at SIF Transilvania, 6.3 pct at SIF Oltenia, 4.6 pct at SIF Banat-Crisana and 4.1 pct at SIF Muntenia," reads the quoted document....more »
June 19, 2017 15:34
The number of the foreign participation companies registered in Romania January through May is up 8.5 percent, as compared to the similar period of 2016, to 2,406 units, read the data released by the National Trade Register Office (ONRC). The new registered companies have a share capital worth over USD 16.7 million, up 8.7 percent against the January-May 2016 reference period....more »
June 19, 2017 09:55
Investment fund Atterbury Europe acquired 50% of the shares of Iulius Group, one of the largest Romanian real estate developers focusing on shopping centers and office buildings. The transaction between Atterbury Romania and Iulius Group will comprise the operation of Iulius Mall Iasi, Iulius Mall Cluj, Iulius Mall Suceava, Iulius Mall Timisoara, the mixed – use urban regeneration project Openville Timisoara, as well as future development of similar projects in Romania....more »
June 12, 2017 17:19
Romania's natural gas production will increase steadily in the next three years, up to 9 million tons of oil equivalent (toe) in 2020, while imports will steadily decrease, to 700,000 toe also in 2020, shows the prognosis of the energy mix published recently by the National Prognosis Commission quoted by Agepress.  Thus, gas production will go up from 7.48 million toe in 2016 to 7.8 million toe in 2017 (+4.2 pct) to 8.2 million toe in 2018 (+5.1 pct), 8.6 million toe in 2019 (+4.9 pct), and 9 million toe until 2020 (+4.7 pct)....more »
May 23, 2017 11:20
Governor of the National Bank of Romania Mugur Isarescu stated that he has never witnessed in 27 years a better macroeconomic situation in Romania, but at the same time a riskier one, at the "Financial Market Forum" organised by the Romanian Banking Association....more »
May 23, 2017 11:19
The mandatory private pension funds (Pillar II) had assets worth approximately 34.75 billion lei on April 30, 2017, up 32.15 pct year-over-year, according to the data relesed by the Financial Supervision Authority (ASF). The state securities hold the largest share in the assets, of 21.92 billion lei, respectively 63.09 pct. Shares rank second, with 6.95 billion lei (20.02 pct). Bank deposits rank third in this respect, with 2.56 billion lei and 7.38 pct of the total assets respectively....more »
May 17, 2017 15:12
Romania's Q1 2017 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) advanced 5.7 percent in unadjusted terms and 5.6 percent in terms adjusted for seasonality, both against the same quarter of 2016, according to flash estimates released by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). The Q1 2017 GDP was 1.7 percent higher in real terms than the Q4 2016 GDP.  INS says the seasonally adjusted series of quarterly Gross Domestic Product was readjusted as a result of the introduction of the estimates for Q1 2017, the revision being insignificant as compared to the version published on April 7, 2017....more »
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