Economics
February 03, 2015 13:50
Belgium's postal services operator, bpost, offer for taking over the majority stake of 51 percent of the shares in the Romanian Post has been accepted by the Ministry for Information Society (MSI)....more »
February 02, 2015 14:33
Holcim and Lafarge have started negotiations with CRH for the sale of several assets in Europe, Canada, Brazil and the Philippines as part of their proposed merger. The Irish building materials company had previously reached an agreement with Holcim and Lafarge for taking over their operations in the listed locations, transaction estimated at 6.5 billion euro, according to a press release....more »
February 02, 2015 12:17
The Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) will introduce an alternative solution, named “auction model”, to the existing trading model, that will be applied for a list of selected shares traded on the regulated market which meet the related criteria, announces a press release....more »
February 02, 2015 10:12
Hidro Tarnita, the company in charge with the development of the hydropower plant located in Tarnita-Lapustesti, the Cluj County, received five preliminary offers from investors interested to engage in the 1-billion euro project. The deadline for submitting pre-qualification documents required in this first phase of the selection process was January 30, 2015....more »
January 30, 2015 15:54
The Competition Council has imposed financial penalties totaling nearly 13 million lei (2.9 million euro) on four companies for rigging the auctions organized by Romgaz within June 2, 2008 and October 12, 2009 to award the oil and gas drilling works in Romania....more »
January 30, 2015 13:45
Banks' efforts to clean up their balance sheets burdened with non-performing loans (NPLs) generated a financial loss of 3.58 billion lei for the domestic banking system, explained BNR's Governor, Mugur Isarescu, during a press conference on the Swiss Franc crisis issues....more »
January 29, 2015 17:06
Slovakia's pipeline operator Eustream will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with its counterparts in Romania and Bulgaria on a gas pipeline project aimed at reducing Balkan reliance on Russia, according to Reuters....more »
January 29, 2015 16:00
Romania's economy will grew by 2.7 percent this year, according to Coface's estimations, the credit insurance company expecting a growth of maximum 2.5 percent of the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) for 2014, above the 2.2 percent forecast presented last fall....more »
January 28, 2015 17:03
Lending activity in Romania continues to be slow, as banks seems to remain prudent and very cautious when it comes to releasing new loans, given the latest data provided by the National Bank of Romania (BNR) which indicates that non-governmental loans decreased by 3.1 percent year-on-year in 2014 to 211.6 billion lei....more »
January 28, 2015 15:24
The European Commission released the report on Romania's progress throughout the past year in terms of judicial reform and fight against corruption, under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM), revealing a positive evolution towards the goals of the CVM, although there is still need of consistent improvement....more »
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