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Future challenges for Romania's energy industry

With a National Strategy draft still to be approved, Romania faces many challenges regarding the energy market to find a way for major investments that are critically needed to enhance the devel...

Transport and Logistics: Plenty more to come

The vacancy rate for logistics and industrial spaces in Bucharest is close to zero, with low deliveries of new projects and high demand in the first quarter. According to data from JLL Romania, ...

Romania on the road to become Emerging Capital Market

Romania is set to attract billions of Euro once upgraded to an Emerging Market - a status which will allow the economy to benefit from massive capital inflows, concluded representatives involved...

Automotive industry still has room for growth, but at a slower pace?

The past few decades have witnessed the automotive industry gaining significantly from the globalization opportunity. Having established a footprint across most major markets, companies across t...

Sergiu Oprescu, ARB: We need to rebuild trust between banks

Trust between Romanian banks must be rebuilt, according to Sergiu Oprescu, Chairman of the Board of the Romanian Banking Association (ARB). He said the banking system in 2017 should focus primar...

Retailers to continue their expansion this year on the local market

Retailers will continue their expansion plans in 2017, possibly with a larger number of store openings than 2016. Consumption will continue to grow and new laws that come into force are among th...

Tuchila, Romanian Banking Association: Digitalization in the financial banking services could be a game changer

Competition is increasing in the banking and financial services, there are new entrants on the market and this is driven by the customers' requirements in the digital era, according to Rodica Tu...

Insurance market going digital

Insurance companies face many challenges every day, but nowadays it seems that the adoption of digital technology might be the biggest challenge yet. The digital revolution has the potential to ...

Romania's hospitality industry raises a glass to constant progress

"Slow and steady wins the race," they say, and it seems that Romania's hospitality industry plans on doing so. Step by step, the market has shown that it can grow despite certain snags and that ...

Operational leasing on a wider road towards growth

As Romania's operational leasing industry is on a rise in an accelerated competitive environment, digitalization and the increasing interest of SMEs in the segment are reshaping its structure, c...

2016's Courier Industry: Testing the Waters

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...

Romanian Energy Awards 2016 - Cream of the crop in energy

After more than a month of intricate deliberation process conducted by a prominent jury, The Diplomat - Bucharest celebrated the winners of 20 assigned categories for both conventional and renew...

The path to circular economy: waste as resource

Text courtesy of Mr. Constantin Damov, Green Group co-founder

Transport and Logistics: Still on the Move

While the local transport and logistics industry sees double-digit growths y-o-y, its players dream of Romania as an international hub. However, its future depends heavily on infrastructure with...

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US investments in Romania: Tremendous potential

One of the fastest growing economies in Europe, Romania is an attractive market for foreign investors in several industries, with potential yet to be developed. The Diplomat - Bucharest talked w...

French investments in Romania: Building on solid foundation

France and Romania became business partners in the early '90s and since then the bonds have been built on trust and mutual commitment. Currently, French investors have gained a leadership positi...

Transport and Logistics: Plenty more to come

The vacancy rate for logistics and industrial spaces in Bucharest is close to zero, with low deliveries of new projects and high demand in the first quarter. According to data from JLL Romania, ...

Future challenges for Romania's energy industry

With a National Strategy draft still to be approved, Romania faces many challenges regarding the energy market to find a way for major investments that are critically needed to enhance the devel...

Coaching - a journey one must never underestimate

If you are passionate about your work and you welcome challenges, but your company does not offer you any opportunities to grow, then you know it's time for a change The year 2008 was a turning...

Liceul Teoretic International de Informatica Bucuresti - An authentic model of education

In every family, the problem of choosing the best school is essential and argued about for a long time because school years are defining for the development of the early adolescent. We all want ...

Orange Romania: Two decades of growing innovation and leading the digital transformation

Interview with Liudmila Climoc, CEO, Orange Romania

Jeffrey Puritt, TELUS International: CSR is Good Business and Good for Business!

Committed to supporting the communities where they operate, TELUS International invests in excess of 100,000 Euros in corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes and their employees volunte...

Romania on the road to become Emerging Capital Market

Romania is set to attract billions of Euro once upgraded to an Emerging Market - a status which will allow the economy to benefit from massive capital inflows, concluded representatives involved...

Retailers to continue their expansion this year on the local market

Retailers will continue their expansion plans in 2017, possibly with a larger number of store openings than 2016. Consumption will continue to grow and new laws that come into force are among th...

Sergiu Oprescu, ARB: We need to rebuild trust between banks

Trust between Romanian banks must be rebuilt, according to Sergiu Oprescu, Chairman of the Board of the Romanian Banking Association (ARB). He said the banking system in 2017 should focus primar...

Automotive industry still has room for growth, but at a slower pace?

The past few decades have witnessed the automotive industry gaining significantly from the globalization opportunity. Having established a footprint across most major markets, companies across t...

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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...