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Romelectro Goes Global!

Romelectro is one of the most important EPC contractors in Romania for complex projects in the energy field. The company has over 45 years of experience in the field. It started out as a Contrac...

Romania: Investment Arbitration in the Context of Renewable Energy Investments

Authors: Sebastian Gutiu, Managing Partner (Bucharest) Schoenherr & Sofia Cozac, Attorney at Law

A sacred obligation

As we celebrate 135 years of diplomatic relations between Romania and the United States, let me pause for a moment to appreciate the extraordinary partnership the two nations have today

Outsourcing - a view on the past and future - worldwide and in Romania

Many things have been said about the Outsourcing business in the past years - some of them praising the industry and some of them not so flattering in regards to the jobs that have been sent ove...

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 L...

Romania's PV market: an overview

by Zoltan Nagy, General Director of the Energy Efficiency Regulatory Department at the Romanian Authority for Energy Regulation (ANRE)

On the long regional road

Romania’s fortunate position, by the Black Sea and the Danube, could help it to support cluster creation and become a regional hub – but location alone is not enough. Costin Lianu, manager withi...

Wiping the state clean

Join a political party or buy your way in are the two routes to success in a corrupt society, argues think tank leader Alina Mungiu-Pippidi - and Romania gives an opportunity for both

Changing culture in war on waste

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

Judgement day

As the European Commission releases its next and last monitoring report on Romania’s rule of law, Minister of Justice Catalin Predoiu defends the nation’s record on justice reform and anti-corru...

Ten tips for a greener Romania

More trees, less litter, better buses and the chance to take a regional lead: British Ambassador to Romania Robin Barnett offers suggestions on improving the local environment

Energy plans lack vision and pragmatism

Renewable sources are essential for a country looking to move on from coal dependence, argues Jean Constantinescu, president of the Romanian Institute for Energy Development Studies

Sub-prime waves not yet crashing on Romania

James Stewart, vice-president, Treasury and Capital Markets Division,Raiffeisen Bank Romania, analyses the impact of the US sub-prime crisis on international investments in Romanian real estate ...

Extending the reach of European funding

Renewable energy, infrastructure, water management and SMEs are under focus for one of the most secure lenders on the block, the European Investment Bank, writes the bank’s head of the Romanian ...

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Bonds of Globalworth will start trading on Bucharest Stock Exchange on July 31
Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) informs that the bonds of Globalworth will start trading on the main market on July 31, 2017, and are defined by the following: 5,500 bonds, nominative, dematerialized, freely tra...

OTP Bank Romania to take over Banca Romaneasca from National Bank of Greece
The National Bank of Greece signed an agreement with OTP Bank Romania on the sale of its equity holding of 99.28 per cent in Banca Romaneasca. The transaction involves the shares in Banca Romaneasca (BROM) held...

The healthcare system must be a priority, FIC says
Health is now a priority for Romanian authorities and the total spending on healthcare has grown significantly over the last four years (although it is still the lowest proportion of GDP allocated to healthcare...

CET Govora reached 30 million RON profit in H1 2017
Heat and electricity producer CET Govora registered a net profit of 30.6 million RON in the first six months of 2017, compared to a net loss of five million RON in the same period of last year....

E van Wijk agrees new lease at P3 Bucharest park
Pan-European logistics property investor-developer P3 has signed a deal with Logistic E van Wijk, provider of integrated transport and logistics services, to lease 10,180 sqm of warehouse space and 252 sqm of o...