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The ratio between pensioners and employees could double by 2032 as compared to 2014, which will cause problems in covering the necessary pension payments by the employees for those who enter the pu...

Damages to electricity networks caused by severe weather conditions do not increase the distribution tariffs, says ACUE

Lately, Romania confronted with extreme, unpredictable meteorological phenomena that have caused major damages, in large areas, to electricity distribution networks.

Orbis turnover increased to 62 million Euro in Q1

The Orbis Hotel Group turnover increased by 4.4 million Euro in Q1 2017 up to 62 million Euro, a press release shows. Group's EBITDA in the first quarter totalled 8.9 million Euro, representing y...

Deloitte Romania appoints Alexandru Reff as new country managing partner
Cushman & Wakefield Echinox expands its retail department with new appointment
Banca Transilvania posts 246 million RON profit in the first quarter of 2017
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POLITICS

Basescu push for Moldova in next EU accession wave

Romania is pushing for the Republic of Moldova to be included in the next wave of countries to join the EU

ECONOMICS

Mogul Vantu gives up print media as market takes a hit

Controversial businessman Sorin Ovidiu Vantu is offloading the print titles of his media empire in favour of TV, radio and the Internet

INVESTMENTS

Petrom takes out half-billion loan for revamp

INVESTMENTS

Mega Image owners plan discount drive

INVESTMENTS

Bank of Cyprus buys into Banca Transilvania

INVESTMENTS

Polish IT giant Asseco snaps up local name

INVESTMENTS

Kaufland chooses 2010 to expand

ENERGY

Green social responsibility gets creative

Romanias recession has caused businesses to re-evaluate - but not yet dump - their green corporate social responsibility projects

CITY LIFE

Home comforts

Pull up a chair and enjoy family cooking at the heart of the city, suggests Michael Bird

DRIVING

Pleasure cruise

Time to start thinking about finding that ideal sports car? Adrian Ion partners up with the new Porsche Cayman S

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Ionut Popescu, 46, has been appointed general manager of Fondul Proprietatea (Ownership Fund), a fund set up by the Romanian state to compensate around 200,000 people whose homes and land were forcibly taken...

APPOINTMENTS

he World Bank has appointed French national MR FRANCOIS RANTRUA as country manager for Romania. Holding an Executive MBA from Harvard Business School and an MBA from Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Paris, he has wo...

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Dragos Damian, 42, has been appointed CEO of generic drug producer Terapia Ranbaxy, part of Japans Daiichi Sankyo. Kicking off his career in Roche, he has also worked in top positions in the pharma industry...

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Dragos Petrescu has been appointed president of the National Council for Studying the Archives of the Securitate (CNSAS) for a one-year period in a secret ballot of the ten board members. Mr Petrescu is a hi...

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Brendan S OBrien is the new country manager for Romania of US pharma company Pfizer, replacing Mr Stanley Mendonca.

APPOINTMENTS

Ms Tunde Tucsan is the new general manager of market research company Nielsen Romania. She replaces Mr Emanuel Sanda. Mr Gilles Zeitoun is the new general director of consumer credit company Cetelem Romania, p...

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Paul Flanagan is the new head of Fords sales company in Romania, which will start operations in September, after Romcar ends its contract with Ford to sell the US giants vehicles in Romania.

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Andrei Stamatian is the new president of housing bank Raiffeisen Banca pentru Locuinte, which has received approval for its merger with HVB Banca pentru Locuinte.

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Ionel Bors, 55, is the new country manager of steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal Galati. Previously he was human resources manager of the company and occupied the leadership position in the steel mill for 18 m...

APPOINTMENTS

Ex-managing director of beer producer Inbev Romania MR MIHAI GHYKA, 38, has been reappointed to the post after a two-year sabbatical. The Bergenbier and Stella Artois brand owner is now part of a new firm, Star...

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Felix Daniliuc is the new general director of Austria-owned Raiffeisen Leasing, moving up from the deputy position and taking over from Ms Mihaela Mateescu. Daniliuc, 42, was previously director of direct sa...

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Kostas Maggioros, director general of dairy company FrieslandCampina Central Europe, will take over as director general of the Romanian division, following the departure of Mr Ian Gearing this coming April....

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Ernesto Pinto Bazurco Rittler has been appointed Ambassador of Peru to Romania.

APPOINTMENTS

Former Minister of Culture and Ambassador to Denmark MR THEODOR PALEOLOGU has become President of the Commission for Culture in Parliament.

APPOINTMENTS

President of the Conservative Party (PC) DANIELA POPA has been appointed president of the Insurance Supervisory Commission (CSA), which regulates the activity of insurance companies. She will leave her post of ...

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Habib Chawky Hamraoui has been appointed Ambassador of Algeria to Romania.

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Giuseppe Cangelosi has been appointed the new CEO of Pirelli Tyres Romania, replacing Mr Enrico Malerba. The 48 year-old Italian previously worked for Zanussi, the Ali Group and SPX Corporation. In 2006 he j...

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Rainer Schlang, general manager of OMV Romania, is the new director for marketing of oil and gas company Petrom. He replaces Mr Tamas Mayer who was appointed vice president in Turkey Petrol Ofisi administra...

APPOINTMENTS

Mr Cristian Dragos is the new CEO of GE Money Romania, replacing Mr Ron Malak

APPOINTMENTS

Ms Edit Vesser is the new general manager of French-owned BNP Paribas Real Estate. A co-founder of the company, Ms Vesser has taken over the leadership following the departure of Ioana Momiceanu. Ms Vesser bega...


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Reports

REPORTS

Meet the crisis managers

Romanias new Government prepares to troubleshoot the economic legacy of an overheating market and a bitter political war

REPORTS

Challenge for alleged Securitate informer in top legal post

The new appointment of Romanias top magistrate has been challenged by judges and prosecutors, who argue her appointment is illegal

REPORTS

Carbon trade woos local power market operator and bourses

A race for carbon trading platforms heats up Romanias new billion Euro market in CO2 credits. Report by Michael Bird

Features

EXPERTS PLATFORM

Changing culture in war on waste

Building up a network waste collection and recycling, a key Ministry of Economy department gives an inventory of Romanias green market. Report by Magda Ion

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Green energy obstacle due for lift by mid-year

Romanias green energy future has been blocked by a legal glitch for two years, but could see remedy by mid-2010. Report by Ana Maria Nitoi

BUSINESS LEADERS

Driving into positive territory

Ending 2009 with a profit? How is this possible? Insurance company Astra Asiguraris Radu Mustatea talks through the strategies of leaving a rough year in the black. Profile by Corina Ilie

DECISION MAKERS

Talking tough on trash

With the nation threatened by multi-million EU fine for failing to close its rubbish dumps, watchdog the National Environmental Guard's Silvian Ionescu talks enforcing the law on councils. Profile by Ana Maria Nitoi

EDITORIAL

Battle only half won in Romania green revolution

Romanias modern green movement began from the top-down. The European Union started setting targets, the Ministry of the Environment passed laws, billions of Euro in structural funds became available for entrepreneurs and modernisers, while multinationals tried to set a good example by publicly cutting down on energy waste and dispatching their staff to the countryside to stuff a tree in the ground.

SECTOR ANALYSIS

State of recycling

In 2009 prices for paper and cardboard waste fell so far that waste collectors preferred to stockpile the materials than sell them

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Recycling reeling from market blow

Romanias recycling market was forced into a loss in 2009, while the country still lacks a nationwide effort to collect and re-use household waste. Report by Ana Maria Nitoi

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Green demand needs boost from local supply

Romanian retailers are seeing a rising demand for eco-products, but local farmers lack incentives to boost home-grown supply. Report by Corina Ilie

 
 
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