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Logistics industry: Growing demand

The industrial, logistics and office sectors in Bucharest were the drivers of the real estate development market in the first nine months of the year.

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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Telecom industry: Keeping pace with next-gen tech

The telecom industry is transforming before our very eyes. And in many instances, there are no hard-set rules for the new digital platforms, tools and lifecycles in which they live.

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Operational leasing on the road to growth

The Romanian operational leasing market went up by 7.5 per cent in the first semester of the year compared with the end of 2016, exceeding 64,350 units. During this period, over 9,200 cars were ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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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...

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Telecom industry: Keeping pace with next-gen tech

The telecom industry is transforming before our very eyes. And in many instances, there are no hard-set rules for the new digital platforms, tools and lifecycles in which they live.

2 Comments

Logistics industry: Growing demand

The industrial, logistics and office sectors in Bucharest were the drivers of the real estate development market in the first nine months of the year.

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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Digital transformation of energy management and automation

Interview with Marius Persinaru, Country President Schneider Electric Romania & Republic of Moldavia

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Principles Governing Foreign Investments in Romania

The legal regime of foreign investments in Romania is governed by the principle of equal treatment, which means that, subject to the principle of most-favoured-nation treatment, the same legal f...

Austrian investments in Romania: Companies are generally happy with market development

Austrian investors see Romania as an excellent investment destination and the largest market in South-Eastern Europe. Romania represents a resourceful country, dominated by a highly-skilled labo...

German investments in Romania: Companies are worried about fiscal measures and infrastructure

Romania still offers good business opportunities, but in order to continue foreign investments and job creation, companies need a stable economic environment, legal stability, well-developed inf...

Chinese investments in Romania: Aiming potential

For many years, China has had only several large companies present and active in Romania, mainly in technology, energy, trade, farming and several newly announced ones in automotive.

Operational leasing on the road to growth

The Romanian operational leasing market went up by 7.5 per cent in the first semester of the year compared with the end of 2016, exceeding 64,350 units. During this period, over 9,200 cars were ...

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...

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Mihai Tudose announces his resignation as prime minister
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Garanti Bank expects a four per cent GDP growth rate in 2018
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Contract for the purchase of 227 Piranha V armored personnel carriers, signed in presence of PM Tudose
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