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Analysis. How are retailer giants in Romania supporting the organic agriculture sector

Despite accelerating growth in recent years, the Romanian market of certified organic fruit and vegetables is still emerging, shaped by a range of factors.

Georgeta Gheorghe

Romania exports most products grown by its organic agriculture sector abroad, as raw materials. The domestic market, meanwhile, is largely unstructured, shaped by irregular supply and demand that cannot easily […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Analysis. How can Romania’s capital market attract more foreign investors

With daily equity trading on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) at EUR 7.3 million in the first nine months of the year, up 2 percent on last year, the BVB has this year rolled out a series of initiatives designed to attract more retail investors to the market and is currently preparing a new […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Analysis. What are the strengths and challenging points of Romania from the perspective of foreign investors

Approaching the tenth anniversary of its accession to the European Union, Romania finally has its first country strategy for the coming years. The document, drawn up by the current government, aims to make the country a competitive spot on investors’ map. Ranked 53rd worldwide from a competitiveness perspective, it’s clear that Romania needs to […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Day 3

DAY 3 – October 28 | Bucharest | World Trade Center Bucharest Pullman Hotel
08:00 – 09:00 Welcome coffee & Registration
09:00 – 10:15 Panel discussions | Industry Zoom: Energy

Topics:

European Energy Union – steps to be made
New opportunities in the energy field – which sectors will draw the biggest investments in the next year
Financing for efficient energy
New investment […]

By |October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Day1

08:00 – 09:00 Welcome coffee & Registration
09:00 – 09:30 Opening speech
09:30 – 10:45 Macroeconomic Context I Panel Discussions
Topics:

Romania has been ranked 37th worldwide on the aggregate ease of doing business (World Bank Doing Business Report 2015-2016). What was the context that has contributed to this growth?
How do recent political and economic developments influence Romania’s […]

By |October 18th, 2016|Agenda|0 Comments

Day 2

09:00 – 11:00 Panel discussions | Industry Zoom: Automotive

Topics:

How to attract new players on the market and expand the potential of those already present
Driving sustainability performance through innovation in the automotive industry
Opportunities in the automotive business ecosystem development
State aid schemes available for the 2014-2020 period
The expansion of the automotive industry from a real estate point […]

By |October 18th, 2016|Agenda|0 Comments

BNR chief economist: Romania’s economy can’t grow sustainably by 5 pct yearly based only on monetary, fiscal and wage stimulus

The chief economist of the National Bank of Romania, Valentin Lazea, warns that the Romanian economy needs massive program for structural in order to keep growing by 5 percent yearly on the long run.

“The bad news is that the economy can’t grow sustainably by 5 percent yearly based only on monetary, fiscal and wage […]

By |October 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Analysis. Romania, still with no project approved under Juncker’s fund

Although Romania has the chance to finance major infrastructure projects under the EUR 315 billion fund proposed by European Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker, so far the country has been able to attract only EUR 25 million for projects developed by SMEs.

 Ovidiu Posirca

The whole idea behind Juncker’s initiative, called the European Fund for Strategic Investments, is […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

INS: Romania’s industry turnover up by 9.3 pct in August y/y

The overall industry turnover (internal and external) in nominal terms grew by 9.3 percent in August compared with the similar period of 2015 and dropped by 4.7 percent compared with the previous month, according to the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

The growth compared with the same period of 2015 was due to the growth […]

By |October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IMF: Romania to post highest economic growth from Europe in 2016 and 2017

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised the growth forecast of the Romanian economy for this year to 5 percent increase from 4.2 percent of GDP, which was forecasted in April, according to the newest report “World Economic Outlook”, published on Tuesday by the international financial institution.

According to the IMF, Romania will register the highest […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments