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Jean-Claude Juncker makes first visit in Romania as EC president

2017-05-11 01:42:00
Jean-Claude Juncker will visit Romania today for the first time since he took over as President of the European Commission, in November 2014. He will address the Parliament on the future of the European Union, the same topic he will address in a later ...

Works on the Bulgaria-Romania-Hungary-Austria (BRUA) gas pipeline to start this November

2017-05-11 01:39:00
Romania's Transgaz natural gas transmission company is expecting works on the Bulgaria-Romania-Hungary-Austria (BRUA) gas pipeline to start this November, with the pipeline estimated to cross nearly 20,000 private lands, Romania's Economy Ministry said ...

Romania's industrial production up 2.6 pct m/m in March-stats

2017-05-11 01:10:00
BUCHAREST, May 11 (Reuters) - Romania's adjusted industrial output rose 2.6 percent on the month in March after February's 0.6 percent advance, and was up 8.2 percent on the year, data from the National Statistics Board showed on Thursday. Following is a ...

Romania - Factors to watch on May 11

2017-05-11 00:03:00
BUCHAREST, May 11 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial markets on Thursday. Romania's national statistics board to release April inflation data, March industrial output and energy ...

Romania chooses prosperity over populism

2017-05-10 19:06:00
After Brexit and in the wake of Donald Trump’s improbable victory, France has rejected the nationalist economic agenda of Marine Le Pen. It is not just Emmanuel Macron who reprimanded populism as an unfeasible solution to globalization. Romanian ...

Bucharest: Romania's 'Little Paris of the East'

2017-05-10 13:42:00
Still haunted by the legend of a vampire count and the legacy of a communist dictator, Romania is complex -- with an epic history, a multifaceted ethnic mix, and an unusually rich cultural heritage. It may not be the easiest place to travel, but for ...

EBRD upgrades growth forecast for Romania to 4 pct for 2017

2017-05-10 08:58:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has upgraded its economic growth forecast for Romania to 4 percent for 2017, up from the 3.7 percent level it was forecasting in November last year. In 2018, the EBRD forecasts that the Romanian ...

Romania cuts vaccine exports as measles outbreak takes hold

2017-05-10 07:38:00
The European Commission has endorsed Romania’s decision to temporarily suspend exports of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to the rest of the EU, following a serious measles outbreak and dwindling medical stocks. EURACTIV Romania reports.

18 fascinating things you didn't know about Romania

2017-05-10 07:35:00
Bucharest’s vast Palace of the Parliament, begun during the final years of Nicolae Ceaușescu’s rule and not finished until 1997 (seven years after his death), is 240 metres long, 270 metres wide, 86 metres high (12 storeys), and cost a staggering €3 ...