Romania - Factors to watch on July 14

2017-07-14 00:18:00
BUCHAREST, July 14 (Reuters) - Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial markets on Friday. Romania sold a planned 700 million lei ($174.83 million) worth of Feb. 2019 treasury bonds on Thursday, with the ...

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: IFC Lending $5.6m to Romania’s Garanti Leasing to Finance Women-owned SMEs

2017-07-14 00:07:00
Garanti Leasing, a subsidiary of the Garanti Group Romania specializing in financing real estate, vehicles and agricultural equipment, recently announced it will borrow EUR 5 million (USD 5.6 million) from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the ...

Romania Says No to Corruption

2017-07-13 17:12:00
The fight against corruption in Romania seems to be a never-ending story and corruption has very often been closely associated with the country. “Corruption has been a number one issue in the media, and in the governments’ agenda. It is part of the ...

President of Romania visits US, Allied forces

2017-07-13 13:40:00
MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania – President of Romania Klaus Iohannis took a tour of Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania on July 13, 2017 to witness how combined NATO forces have been working together lately, as well as to thank them for their ...

All aboard: 7 steam train routes to discover Romania

2017-07-13 11:36:00
One of best ways to discover the far corners of Romania is by taking the steam-train known locally as Mocăniţa. The train used to run on a narrow gauge in the mountain regions of the country. Its utilitarian, raw-materials transport function is mostly ...

Romania Promises To Hit NATO Two Per Cent Spending Target

2017-07-13 11:14:00
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has promised a senior NATO officer that Romania will spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense this year in line with guidelines from the alliance. Iohannis met NATO Military Committee head Gen.

Professors from Clarkson University and Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Romania Establish Exchange Program

2017-07-13 10:52:00
Two professors from Clarkson University and Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania, have established an exchange program between the two universities. Costel C. Darie, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science at ...

Egypt, Romania discuss preparations for Bucharest meetings

2017-07-13 08:40:00
Investment and International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr discussed on Thursday 13/7/2017 in a meeting with Romanian Ambassador in Cairo Mihai Ștefan Stuparu final preparations for joint higher committee meetings, which are due to be held in Bucharest ...

Survivors of Romania pogrom and ‘death trains’ to receive German compensation

2017-07-13 08:18:00
Jewish Holocaust survivors of the 1941 pogrom in Iasi, Romania and the “death trains” that followed are now eligible to receive compensation pensions. Julius Berman, president of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, or Claims ...