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Enel to invest 329 million Euro in Romania in 2017-2018

Enel has planned investments for a total of 329 million Euro for the current regulatory cycle ending in 2018, of which of over 151 million Euro are due for 2017 and 178 million Euro for 2018.

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POLITICS

New government secures parliamentary backing

Romanias left-wing opposition ousted former Prime Minister Mihai Razvan Ungureanus cabinet after a wave of public anger against spending cuts and tax rises, the second government to fall in just over two mont...

ECONOMICS

Ponta: Situation in Romania stable

PM Victor Ponta has said that Romanias situation is stable and under control, and the NBR and government have the necessary tools to mitigate the effects of the crisis

INFRASTRUCTURE

Metrorex to put up EUR 1 billion to link Otopeni with city subway

Underground operator Metrorex is planning to organize an auction to assign the works on the subway segment that will link Bucharest with Otopeni Airport, a EUR 1 billion investment, according to the company. Th...

ENERGY

Government to rethink resource exploitation fees

The Ponta cabinet has committed to rethink the payment system governing the exploitation of natural resources in accordance with Community provisions and the ongoing privatization process, once the audit of the...

CITY LIFE

Iconic crooner Julio Iglesias to charm Bucharest crowd

Julio Iglesias is coming to Bucharest on his 2012 World Tour, which could be the veteran performers last. Fans will be treated to a grand spectacle at Zone Arena from 8 pm on June 30

REAL ESTATE

JLL: Five to seven local retail projects to be completed this year

Real estate consultancy company Jones Lang LaSalle estimates that between five and seven local retail projects might be completed this year, totaling around 180,000 sqm

APPOINTMENTS

MANUELA MERES

is the new conferences and events manager at Hilton Sibiu. She will be responsible for the hotels conferences and banqueting services. Meres joins Hilton Sibiu from Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest, where she h...

INVESTMENTS

STEAG acquires Monssons local 108 MW wind farm project

German electricity producer STEAG has acquired the 108 MW Crucea North wind farm project in Constanta county, developed by Monsson Group, a private wind energy developer with a 2,400 MW portfolio of projects

EVENTS

ROYAL DECORATIONS

In the presence of His Majesty and Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess and Prince Radu, the Kings Hall of Elisabeta Palace hosted a ceremony awarding the King Michael I Medal For Loyalty to Theodor Paleologu,...


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Reports

REPORTS

Mining companies pit their wits against market challenges

Romanias ongoing exploration and production projects have endured their share of turmoil during the past few years. With proven reserves declining, the Romanian state doesnt seem to have solutions for the multi-million euro projects in the field

REPORTS

Access to the grid comes under specialists spotlight

Connection to the energy grid, plans for the further development of the distribution network and changes to the E-RES support scheme were the main topics discussed by top managers from the largest energy and energy-related companies at the power breakfast event Access to the Grid, organized by The Diplomat Bucharest and Transelectrica in partnership with Noerr and CEZ

Features

COUNTRY FOCUS

Latin links

Despite the economic pressures that sometimes lead countries to shut up shop, Italy and Romania have maintained close diplomatic ties in recent years, with a strong focus on economic aspects

BUSINESS LEADERS

Anghel urges investors to look to capital markets during lean times

On a market where FDI, remittances and the absorption of EU funds seem to have hit the buffers, Romania needs to find alternatives to international loans to finance the economy

EDITORIAL

The winner takes it all?

With elections knocking on Romanias door, the current government coalition has finalized the latest changes made to the electoral system so that MPs will now be elected on a single vote

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Are telecom operators ready for 4G?

Suffering in the current economic climate, telecom players present on the local market say this years biggest challenge by far is the upcoming auction for 4G licenses. They told The Diplomat Bucharest that one of the most important business drivers is mobile internet, and characterized the Romanian market as challenging, innovative and competitive, especially given the latest trend: Mobile Virtual Network Operators.

COUNTRY FOCUS

Italian battalion stays the course

Bilateral trade between Romania and Italy registered a peak in 2011, but this year, with the ongoing economic woes all over Europe, the story may be different

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Airport infrastructure on a wing and prayer

With 16 airports in Romania, of which 12 are ranked as international, the local aviation infrastructure needs investment in modernization and expansion to adapt to wider demand

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Mall that glitters is not gold

Over EUR 1.5 billion is set to be spent on eight malls and commercial center projects in Bucharest alone, with deliveries estimated mostly for 2012 and 2013

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Operational leasing players capitalize on economy drive

Around 43,000 vehicles are estimated to make up the operational leasing market in 2012, representing a growth of 15-20 percent over last year

BUSINESS LEADERS

AFI hopes to make Hay while the sun shines

Bucharest currently has six large shopping centers in the pipeline, totaling over 300,000 sqm, each of them in different stages. Playing a prominent part in this is Israeli group AFI Europe Romania. CEO David Hay tells The Diplomat Bucharest about the companys ongoing projects and future local agenda

EDITORIAL

Like rats from a sinking ship...

With the elections knocking on Romanias door, the ruling party is taking all the aces it has been keeping up its sleeve and putting them on the table with a flourish

 
 
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