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Vol 14, no. 4, December 2018
The Diplomat Bucharest

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POLITICS NEWS
December 2018

 

REPORTS

  • Sweet future for local dry wines?

    Europe's sixth biggest wine producer, Romania paradoxically suffers from a bad reputation internationally. After four decades of sweat, cheap mass-produced plonk before 1989 and two subsequent decades of weak activity in the premium sector, Romania is struggling to reignite its romance with wine. The Diplomat-Bucharest talked to new and old viticulture players to see how they are trying to improve the local bouquet. By Diana Mes

  • Operational leasing travels the road to maturity - but how hard will the journey be?

    In the first half of 2013, the Romanian operational leasing market grew only by 1 percent against the same period of 2012 to reach slightly over 41,500 units, as the challenging economic environment and legislative changes put the market on hold. The Diplomat-Bucharest talked to industry game changers to find out the new rules for operational leasing and how the sector can expand By Alexandra Lopotaru

 
 

DECISION MAKER

Prospects of Further Development

Prospects of Further DevelopmentWestern Romania is a success story, considering the current and real development perspectives. The city on Bega maintains the traditional role of triggering the national development countrywide, shown by statistics ranking Timisoara as second after Bucharest in terms of business growth Text courtesy of Nicolae Robu, mayor of Timisoara

EDITOR'S CHOICE

Romanian business - Flexibility and agility in a high-potential market

Romanian business - Flexibility and agility in a high-potential marketIt's anniversary time, with Romania celebrating its national day at a time when its image is coming into serious question at an international level. This month is also an anniversary landmark for The Diplomat - Bucharest, as the magazine celebrates its 14th year of high-level reporting locally.

True hospitality in Bucharest

True hospitality in BucharestInterview with Lior Bebera, General Manager InterContinental Bucharest