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December 18, 2013 15:36
The asset-quality in Romania’s banking sector will continue deteriorating in 2014, according to a Fitch Rating analysis which also indicates that it will determine additional impairment provisions which will put pressure on regulatory capital. Banks are likely to remain weak in terms of profitability next year, as the operating environment will remain difficult and the economic recovery, fragile, yet it should slightly increase over 2013, as non-performing loans (NPL) start to stagnate....more »
December 16, 2013 13:03
Ioan and Viorel Micula, the two brothers owners of European Drinks, have won the lawsuit against Romania in the Court of Arbitration in Washington and thereby the Ministry of Public Finance is supposed to pay them about 84 million euro (376 million lei), plus penalties according to Mediafax....more »
December 16, 2013 11:08
The sale of copper concentrate at Cupru Min failed in lack of any biding bids from the two companies which have showed their interest in the negotiation phase - Trafigura PTE LTD Singapore and Yldirim Holding from Turkey....more »
December 13, 2013 13:39
The International Monetary Fund waits for Romanian Government to decide on whether they would like to modify the policies meant to secure the agreed deficit target, Gerry Rice, Director of the Communication Department of IMF, said during a press...more »
December 11, 2013 15:50
With an emerging economy struggling to overcome the impact of the economic crisis, Romania must focus all the efforts on its reindustrialization in order to be able to eventually align with other EU economies. Reindustrialization is thereby a second chance, an essential step for Romania’s economy to grow after 20 years of neglecting the development potential this sector has...more »
December 10, 2013 15:21
As for today, Adrian Apolzan, Director of the Corporate Affairs Division at ING Bank, is the president of the Board of Directors of Romanian Post. His appointment was announced by Ion Smeeianu, the company’s General Manager, quoted by Agerpres....more »
December 04, 2013 12:51
China and Central-East Europe Economic Forum, George Enescu Festival, UEFA Europe League 2012 Final or even the recent football game between Romania and Greece do not seem to have very much in common. Yet, the Bucharest’s hospitality industry surely has a distinct point of view – these events are highly important income sources for the industry. Unfortunately, they are also isolated, remaining occasional, but very welcome revenue resources moreover since the profit from the leisure tourism segment is almost non-existent for some of those in this branch....more »
December 04, 2013 10:11
Romania improves its performance in 2013, increasing to five the number of companies listed in the Deloitte Technology FAST 500 EMEA 2013 ranking, compared with the previous two years when there were four companies ranked: Vola.ro (ranked 17), TeamNet International (217), Crys Computers (333), SmartTel (487) and Fortech (491). ...more »
November 26, 2013 12:09
The discussions Romania’s Minister of Economy, Andrei Gerea had with the presidents and specialists from BAOTA Petrochemical and JULUN Petroleum in late October concerning Oltchim seem to materialize. ...more »
November 18, 2013 11:19
As expected, the first meeting of TAROM’s new Board of Directors meant the election of its president. Dante Stein, the Honorary Adviser to Prime Minister has been appointed this position, while Manuel Donescu, Secretary of State for Transport, was designated to fill the Vice President position, TAROM informs through a press release....more »
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