Economics
January 16, 2014 13:05
Antibiotice Iasi expands its export business this year when will start delivering new products in Russia and France, part of the development plan focused on consolidating the export component. Besides, the medicine producer, owned by the Romanian Ministry of Health will approach new markets, such as the former Yugoslavia and Central Asia regions, thus estimating a considerable increase, over 10 percent, in its exports in 2014, as per the report the company released this morning....more »
January 15, 2014 13:01
The Austrian group EGGER has finalized the largest biomass power plant in Romania at its plant in Radauti, Suceava County. The facility has an installed capacity of 83 MW and was supported by an investment worth 35 million euro from the group’s own funds. By developing this project, EGGER aims at transforming the Radauti facility into an integrated production site, at the same time reducing the consumption of fossil fuel and securing its competitiveness and long-term viability....more »
January 15, 2014 09:31
There is an interest from behalf of Austrian companies in investing in Romania, especially in the energy sector, as well as in the transport infrastructure field, according to Michael Schwarzinger, the Austrian Ambassador to Romania, who commented on this subject while attending Romanian Business Breakfast...more »
January 14, 2014 14:34
Commercial real estate volume in Central and Eastern Europe exceeded 10 million euro in 2013, resulting in an increase by some 31 percent over 2012, hence, the last year becoming the second strongest one since 2008, according to the latest data released by the global property advisor CBRE Group....more »
January 14, 2014 11:43
The Romanian Association of International Medicines Producers appointed Calin Galaseanu as president, after being elected by the association’s General Assembly which met on January 9....more »
January 13, 2014 11:38
Romania’s Ministry of Health plans to prohibit for six months the parallel exports of drugs on the new list of compensated medicines in order for patients to benefit from their treatments in due time, a ministry’s press release informs. The announcement was made during a meeting between the Minister of Health, Eugen Nicolaescu, the Secretary of State, Adrian Pana, the President of CNAS (the National House of Health Insurance), Cristian Busoi, and the Director of ANMDM (the National Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices) on one side and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry, on the other side, meeting which was held on Saturday, January 11. ...more »
January 13, 2014 10:51
The General Meeting of Shareholders of CFR, Romania’s National Railway Company, controlled by the Ministry of Transport, decided last Friday to dismiss all the members of the Board of Directors due to their mismanagement which affected the company’s financial situation...more »
January 10, 2014 14:34
Chinese-based company Unisun Energy completed three solar power units in Brasov and Cluj counties, in Transilvania region. The plants which have a total installed capacity of 19.59 MW are estimated to generate yearly up to 8 million euro profit resulting from green certificates trading and energy sales, according to the company. Unisun also announced that all three PV plants have already been connected to the power grid. ...more »
January 10, 2014 10:52
Mazda reported a significant improvement in its car sales in Romania which increased by 38 percent in 2013 over the previous year, is announced through a press release. The Italian automobile manufacturer sold 602 units within last year, being one of the best performing players on the domestic market in terms of import cars sales....more »
January 09, 2014 15:17
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed four new JEREMIE agreements in Romania with Banca Transilvania, BRD – Groupe Societe Generale, ProCredit Bank and Raiffeisen Bank. Based on this arrangements, other 120 million euro will be available to SMEs under the new Portfolio Risk Sharing Loan instrument, thus SMEs benefitting from much lower interest rates as well as reduced collateral requirements for new loans destined to investments or working capital....more »
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