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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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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...

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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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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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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 ...

French investments in Romania: A Tint of Savoire-Faire

France and Romania became business partners in the early 90s and since then the bonds have been built on trust and mutual commitment. Currently, France is the fifth-largest foreign investor and ...

Local potential, converted to competitive leads

Romania and US develop a joint cooperation and strong partnership in economy trade and regional security, based on optimist figures on macroeconomic perspective. US Ambassador and AmCham top rep...

The US bond

Keep it simple and safe, would be a possible axiom of bilateral trade and diplomatic bonds between Romania and US, consolidating a strong dialogue at every named level. The Diplomat – Buchares...

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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

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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

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...

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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.

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Bucharest wants to expand its Old Town
Bucharest's Old Town, the city's historic district, will expand to include 50 other streets in the city center, Bucharest mayor Gabriela Firea. The Old Town will also include the Jewish district in Bucharest....

American auto parts producer closes factory in Northern Romania
US auto parts producer TRW Automotive will close its wheel factory in Baia Mare, Nothern Romania.

Telekom Romania launches first loans in partnership with Alior Bank
Telekom Romania, one of the biggest local telecom groups, has launched its first two loans in partnership with Polish lender Alior Bank.

Fondul Proprietatea exits Conpet
Fondul Proprietatea, the fund managed by Franklin Templeton, has sold its minority stake in Conpet, the operator of the oil transport network in Romania.

The state of the economy is a reflection of public policy, says FIC
The Foreign Investors Council (FIC) considers that recent negative economic data which drew the attention of politicians are the result of legislation that was adopted without proper impact assessments that cou...