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Prospects of Further Development

Western Romania is a success story, considering the current and real development perspectives. The city on Bega maintains the traditional role of triggering the national development countrywide,...

IT and outsourcing have generated more than 10,000 well-paid jobs in Iasi

Iasi has become one of the most sought Tier-2 cities in Romania for IT and outsourcing, while European projects worth 133 million Euro have helped the city increase its competitiveness. Alexandr...

Biodiversity and sustainable development go hand in hand

Anne Juganaru, Secretary of State within the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, tells The Diplomat-Bucharest how important it is to protect Romania's biodiversity and how can i...

Lending expertise to entertainment

One's professional path does not always go in a straight line, but may have unpredictable twists and turns - something to which Haluk Kurcer can certainly attest.

Building bridges, changing perceptions

In the first decade since the fall of communism 23 years ago, an obsessively asked question was, "What have you done in the past five years?" With 2012 marking five years since Romania became a ...

Meeting of the Romanian Diplomacy

An event of both symbolic and pragmatic significance Minister Baconschi, this week you are holding the Annual Meeting of the Romanian Diplomacy (RADR). What is the significance of that event?

Plough or pay policy set to force farms to grow up

Could a new law fining farmers who do not cultivate their land help Romania fully exploit its massive agricultural potential? State secretary for agriculture Adrian Radulescu explains this contr...

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Preparing power for sale

Ahead of a massive sell-off in the state’s energy sector, key decision maker and Minister of economy, commerce and business affairs Ion Ariton responds to The Diplomat

Looking west to Romania

Georgia is targeting Romania as an investment partner in its development plan for agriculture, energy and tourism - Levan Metreveli, Ambassador of Georgia to Bucharest tells Michael Bird

Fittest will survive as decentralisation kicks off

Local Government control of hospitals may see better performing hospitals – but fewer, with up to half at risk of shut-down. Marius Savu, Bucharest’s general director of administration of hospit...

Keys to the cash

Carrying out ambitious multi-million Euro public works and responsible for allocating billions in EU funds, Elena Udrea’s Ministry of Regional Development and Tourism has become a key player in ...

Green imperative

The money is available for Romania’s environment – but does the new Minister Laszlo Borbely have the muscle to put the cash to work? Profile by Ana Maria Nitoi

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. Profi...

No escape from the fair deal

From catching scheming hoteliers, probing petrol stations to opening up the notary market, President of the Competition Council Bogdan Chiritoiu talks cartel-busting to Ana Maria Nitoi

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Romanian office market ripening, in both leasing and acquisition

From the investment standpoint, lower rates of return and increased liquidity lure the investors, Andreea Paun, Managing Partner, Griffes said in an interview for The Diplomat-Bucharest.

Global efforts to develop low-carbon, energy-efficient solutions

Interview with Robert Tudorache, Secretary of State, Ministry of Energy

High potential for sustainable growth on Romanian FM market

Facility Management is still a developing market in Romania, with a lot of challenges to overcome. The Romanian Facility Management Association (ROFMA) analyses the relevant aspects that describ...

Rising potential for green developments

With GDP growth outperforming neighbouring CEE countries by a significant extent, 2017 was very good for the real estate market in Romania, especially for the office, investment and land segment...

ISS: External FM market volume will grow as more Western European FM companies open subsidiaries in Romania

In the last few years as well as in 2017, the Romanian FM market has been in the process of maturing, focusing more and more on quality, efficiency and added value, demanding a skilled and quali...

Fresh Delivery (P)

Up to speed with the courier sector in an interview with Gian Sharp, CEO at Urgent Cargus

Digital Finance - driving force for the banking industry

Digitalization is radically transforming the banking industry, enabling new products, services and business models. This transformation will take time to complete, forcing banks to act now and e...

ANCOM: We look at the postal services market in the light of e-commerce developments

Romania's courier business is pretty dynamic these days and tends to become more and more high-tech as players are trying to find innovative solutions to keep up with users' need for mobility. C...

EnergyPal: The market must invest in innovation and develop worker qualifications

Romania's facility management sector in 2017 has seen changes in terms of increased market dynamic due to new office developments and also logistic sector growth, according to Lucian Anghel, Fou...

New times-New offices

Interview with Antoniu Panait, Managing Director of Vastint Romania.

Romanian business: There is still room for improvement

Romania is still an attractive market for investors within South-eastern Europe, with advantages in terms of labour cost and skilled professionals. But local entrepreneurs and Romanian-based com...

Digital Banking: Challenges and opportunities

Digitalization is radically transforming the banking industry, enabling new products, services and business models. This transformation will take time to complete, forcing banks to act now and e...

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David Jordan named new CEO of Policolor-Orgachim group
The board of the Policolor-Orgachim group has announced changes in its top management structure: David Jordan has been named the new CEO of the Group.

Vienna Insurance Group posts growing profit in Q1 2018
Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) reports further improvement in all key figures for the 1st quarter of 2018 compared to the same period in the previous year.

E-Distributie Muntenia to modernise several electricity networks in Bucharest
E-Distributie Muntenia will invest about 6.1 million Euro this year for the modernization of the medium and low voltage grids in Eminescu, Floreasca and Domenii areas in Bucharest, with the purpose to improve t...

Ford confirms second vehicle for Craiova assembly plant in Romania, 200 million Euro new investment and 1,500 new jobs
Ford confirmed today it is investing up to 200 million Euro and adding an additional 1,500 jobs to manufacture a second vehicle at its Craiova Assembly Plant, in Romania.

Romatsa buys insurance policy for 8.4 million Euro
Romatsa, the state company that manages the air traffic control activity in Romania, has purchased insurance policies worth 39 million RON (8.4 million Euro) for its employees from Allianz-Tiriac, local News.ro...