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Tackling a taxing problem

Doubling the penalties for tax evasion – this was a measure suggested in an amendment to a law put forward by Senate vice-president, Dan Voiculescu. The amendment was not supported by his collea...

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The winner takes it all?

With elections knocking on Romania’s door, the current government coalition has finalized the latest changes made to the electoral system so that MPs will now be elected on a single vote

Like rats from a sinking ship...

With the elections knocking on Romania’s door, the ruling party is taking all the aces it has been keeping up its sleeve and putting them on the table with a flourish

Better the devil you know?

The elections are fast approaching and it seems like we are entering deeper and deeper into what is officially called the electoral campaign

WINNERS of the Romanian Energy Awards 2012 Gala

The Diplomat-Bucharest awarded the excellence in the Romanian energy sector during the "Romanian Energy Awards 2012" gala.
The elite event, at which participated over 150 personalities - ...

Funds and games

We all rejoiced when Romania joined the European Union. The year was 2007 and we all hoped that our lives would change significantly, obviously for the better, especially in terms of income

New Romanian politics: tarring everyone with the same brush

Once again Romanians are in the spotlight of the foreign media. This time it’s not the usual round of accusations of corruption or criminality, but because thousands of citizens have been protes...

Few signs of a prosperous New Year

As the festive season approaches, we at The Diplomat – Bucharest have another reason to celebrate: our eighth anniversary on the market. It’s an achievement we’re proud of – especially given tha...

The King’s speech throws less than regal light on local politics

One of October’s main political events was, undoubtedly, the national council of the Social Democrat Party (PSD)

Are we the authors of our own misfortune?

One of the hot topics of the last month has been the TV show featuring a group of French comedians, broadcast by a major TV station in the Hexagon, mocking Romanians whom it describes as dirty b...

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How many cars does it take to drive the economy forward?

One of the indicators that show us how a country’s economy is faring is undoubtedly consumption. Let’s take for instance the auto market

How the small became big

One of the hot topics of recent weeks has been Romania’s potential territorial re-division. But nobody knows the real reasons why the idea was made the subject of public debate...

Statistically speaking, we're fine

The March statistics on net salary income show an 80 RON hike in absolute value. This is up on the February figures, but down year on year. Are we to understand that we are fine or are we kiddin...

Superpower wins as Romanian media botches local Wikileaks release

Romania’s publishing of its own Wikileaks revelations has descended into a bitter war between two media outlets, as opposed to a fight with authority on the principles of free access to informat...

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Romania: Every market has a silver lining

Authorities should continue to adjust their models of economic growth and put more emphasis on the absorption of EU funds and infrastructure development, according to the private sector, for the...

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...

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 ...

Private management: from papers to facts

Case study: Nuclearelectrica

Adrian Peake, Medicover:The economic growth offers confidence to invest in development and people

As Medicover Romania seems to have an accelerated growth by opening new clinics and acquiring other players, Alexandra Cioboata talks to Adrian Peake, general manager of the private healthcare o...

The Romanian-German intertwining: die Reise goes on

Germany has always been a strong partner to Romania and this year is no exception. The country remains Romania's largest trade partner, German investors are confident and keep expanding their bu...

Aiming potential

For more than half a century, regardless of changes in the international and domestic situations of our two countries, friendship and cooperation have always been the basis of relations between ...

Austrian investments on the go this year

Celebrating its National Day on 26 October, Austria is an old friend of Romania and its second largest foreign investor. The economic bonds between the countries are tight, the diplomatic link i...

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The Chinese endeavour

The blunt figures show that in the first five months of 2016 the bilateral trade volume of Romania and China reached 1.76 billion USD, and China has become the ninth largest trading partner of R...

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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...

Florin Hoinarescu, Head of International at Teamnet Group

"In a continuous globalized economy, cooperation between companies from different countries has a common element - the added value generated"

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Enel to invest 329 million Euro in Romania in 2017-2018
Enel has planned investments for a total of 329 million Euro for the current regulatory cycle ending in 2018, of which of over 151 million Euro are due for 2017 and 178 million Euro for 2018.

Commissioner Cretu underscores need for monitoring implementation of major projects in Romania
European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu welcomed Romania's Minister of Research and Innovation Serban-Constantin Valeca in Brussels to discuss the latest developments in the implementation of pro...

Uber to launch carpool service in Romania by 2020
Uber Romania said that the app reached 250,000 users in 2016, three times higher than the launch in February 2015, with Romania ranking second in Central and Eastern Europe after Poland in terms of Uber users....

BMW Group explores Romanian IT industry opportunities
BMW Group officials have come to Romania to start discussions about collaboration with IT&C companies to provide software solutions for BMW.

Illegal logging in Romania reduces in 2016
Preliminary data in a 2016 report on Romania's forestry indicate that illegal logging was down in 2016, said the Romanian Ministry of Water and Forestry (MAP), according to Agerpres.