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POLITICS

Romanians voted for their representatives in the European Parliament

Partial data released by the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) on the morning after the day of EU parliament elections organized in Romania showed that the electoral alliance of the Social Democrat Party (PSD), Na...

ECONOMICS

Insolvencies to decrease by around 14 per cent in the first months of 2014

The number of companies that became insolvent in the first four months of 2014 fell by 14.36 per cent to 8,889, from 10,379 in the same period last year, according to the National Trade Register Office (ONRC), ...

ENERGY

GE plans to acquire Alstom's Energy activities for 12.35 billion Euro

French-based company Alstom announced in late April that it has received a binding offer from US-based giant General Electric (GE) to acquire its Energy activities, according to a press release issued to The Di...

REAL ESTATE

Ericsson expands by 4,000 sqm the office spaces within West Gate

The Romanian branch of Swedish telecommunication producer Ericsson announced it expanded by 4,000 sqm the office area within Western Bucharest-based West Gate office complex owned by Genesis Development, repres...

INFRASTRUCTURE

Daewoo Mangalia launches to water the largest ship for vehicle transportation

The Mangalia shipyards delivered at the end of April the largest ship for vehicle transportation ever built in the region of Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea, the commissioning freighter being a company in Norwa...

APPOINTMENTS

Marius Adrian Chiriac

The judicial administrator of Hidroelectrica has appointed Marius Adrian Chiriac to run the Trading-Supply department of the company effective May 12. Between 2012 and 2014, Adrian Chiriac was the director for ...

INVESTMENTS

Arad county sees over 1.5 million Euro investment

A greenfield investment worth over 1.5 million Euro, belonging to German company Stanzwerk Wetter for producing folding mechanisms and systems for furniture, was inaugurated in late May in Ineu, Arad county, ac...

GREEN

Biogas to be obtained from Unilever's expired food

Unilever, one of the largest players in the local consumer goods market, has signed a partnership with Genesis Biopartner Group, through which it is committed to deliver waste from expired food to be converted ...


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Reports

REPORTS

Game of competition. Who is calling the shots?

Everything is possible in love and war, they say, but not when it comes to competition. The local business sector should play a fair competitive game in order to evolve correctly. However, there are always players who try to cheat - by narrowing down competition - as there are always referees who try to prevent this from happening. Alexandra Lopotaru looks into RCC's 2013 activity and weighs the upcoming games.

Features

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Advising Romania - Romania's consultancy market then and now

Romanian companies are gearing up to meet EU standards and western levels of competition, and they will always need tailor-made solutions to help them succeed in a changing world

COUNTRY FOCUS

Waving the Dutch flag (on Romanian business land)

As the leader in terms of foreign direct investment in Romania for more than ten years, the Netherlands is constantly seeking new opportunities in terms of bilateral cooperation

EXPERTS PLATFORM

Boran, BSTDB, talks about Romanian agribusiness

The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) has provided a total of 52 million Euro to three agribusiness projects in Romania so far. Mustafa Boran, vice president banking, told Alexandra Lopotaru where Romania's agriculture stands within the strategy of the bank.

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Romanian Energy Awards 2014: may the best player win

The Diplomat – Bucharest rewarded and celebrated the best performances of the most prominent companies and managers in the local energy sector during the "Romanian Energy Awards 2014" gala

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Business services at full speed. When will the radar catch them?

Cost-efficiency with staff, geographical location, market size and high labour competences make Romania one of the most looked for destinations in terms of the business services sector, an emerging industry estimated at 500 million Euro with more than 25,000 people

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Agrifinance: finding soil-utions

Romanian agriculture must be financially supported in order to develop properly and to reclaim its status as the 'breadbasket of Europe'. The aim is high and the road is hard, but if all major players make common efforts, the dream could come true, say pundits. The Diplomat - Bucharest looks at the state of the local agricultural financing system and analyzes the potential solutions for its improvement. By Alexandra Lopotaru

SECTOR ANALYSIS

Hypermarket, supermarket and cash & carry chains open 1,500 units amid economic turmoil

In the six years since the economic slump began, the Romanian retail market has undergone an extremely difficult and challenging episode, though the decline of consumption and sales has been offset by the aggressive expansion of hypermarket and supermarket networks.

SECTOR ANALYSIS

HR outsourcing market climbs the career ladder

The local temporary staffing market expanded by more than 20 percent last year on 2012, reaching around 300 million Euro, and is expected to keep up the two-digit growth pace this year as well. The Diplomat – Bucharest talked to major HR players to find out about both their business development and the main 2014 market challenges. by Alexandra Lopotaru

 
 
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