Economics
January 13, 2015 14:47
After 11 months in 2014, the level of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Romania is still below the volume recorded in the previous year, though the decline slowed downed following inflows of 531 million euro in November, according to a release of Romania’s Central Bank, BNR....more »
January 13, 2015 12:36
Romania’s building industry has slowed its decline in November 2014, the latest report released by the National Institute of Statistics indicating increases both compared to the previous month and to November 2013, albeit overall, construction work dropped by more than 9.5 percent year-on-year in the first eleven months of 2014....more »
January 12, 2015 14:49
The office space take-up in Romania’s major cities, including Bucharest, increased by 9.9 percent last year, reaching about 346,000 sqm, according to a report by Esop Consulting, reads Mediafax. While in Bucharest the leasing activity grew by only 5.57 percent compared to 2013, in the rest of the country the office space subject of such transactions advanced by 61 percent....more »
January 09, 2015 14:44
Polish hotel group Obris signed with Accor the agreement on the purchase of 46 hotels in Central Europe and concluded the master license agreement, the total price of the transaction amounting to 142.3 million euro....more »
January 09, 2015 13:27
Romania’s exports increased by 6.5 percent year-on-year between January and November 2014, while imports had a lower growth rate of 6 percent, leading to a trade deficit of 5.3 billion euro, higher by 97.1 million euro compared to the previous year, announces the National Institute of Statistics (INSSE)....more »
January 08, 2015 16:51
MedLife has initiated the acquisition of a majority stake of 55 percent of the shares in SAMA Health Care Center and Ultratest group, headquartered in Craiova, one of the major medical operators in the Oltenia region....more »
January 08, 2015 14:58
OTP Bank Romania has finalized the acquisition of Millennium Bank Romania, a transaction worth 39 million euro announced in June 2014. As a result of taking over of the bank, formerly part of Banco Comercial Portugues, the market share of OTP Bank Romania will expand to about 2 percent and the newly merged bank is expected to move up to the 13th position among the banks operating in Romania....more »
January 08, 2015 12:41
The retail turnover volume recorded a growth rate above 7 percent in the first eleven months of the past year stimulated by rising sales of non-food products, food, beverages and tobacco, indicates a report of the National Institute of Statistic...more »
January 07, 2015 16:41
Romania has committed to use all the CHF181 million (150 million euros) non-reimbursable funds granted by Switzerland for helping our country to develop, amount which will be allocated to more than 250 projects already approved, announces the Ministry of Finance....more »
January 07, 2015 14:08
Romania’s central bank, BNR, lowered again the monetary policy rate to 2.5 percent, a new historic low, which will be effective starting with January 8, 2014, announces a press release of the bank....more »
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