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  • Experts Query 'Success' of Romania's EU Presidency
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  • Mortgage, consumer loans to become more expensive in Romania
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    Finance


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  • Romania's finance minister wants to run for president
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  • Romanian Finance Ministry supports enhanced mortgage subsidies ...
  • Romanian SMEs criticise Govt.'s plans for fiscal amnesty

    Celebrities


  • (P) InterContinental Bucharest reopened Corso Summer Terrace by ...
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  • The Biggest Jewelry Trends Of The Moment With Corina Mihaila ...
  • Horrible histories: SBS series uncovers skeletons in the closet
  • Stellar growth in number of Romanian visitors to Dubai highlights ...

    Culture


  • Romanian artists protest over cultural institutions' budget cuts
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  • Museum of Jewish History and Culture reopens in Bucharest

    Criminal


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  • Cyber Attackers Strike Fear Into Romanian Hospitals
  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party
  • Romania's Former President Charged With Crimes Against Humanity

    Religion


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  • Pope's call for fraternity in Romania
  • Pope in Romania: Martyred bishops gave their lives for fidelity to the ...
  • 'Let's not wait for the theologians,' says Pope Francis about sharing ...
  • Pope in Romania: Who are the 7 Greek-Catholic martyrs?

    Politics


  • Romania's president eyes new term, not EU's top job
  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party
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  • Iohannis: I want to remain President of Romania, not European ...
  • Romania's president eyes new term, not top EU job
  • Romanian president asks ruling party to revise controversial justice ...
  • Moldova's PM Sandu welcomed by President Iohannis
  • Romania's president eyes new term, not EU's top job
  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party
  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party
  • Ex-Romanian prime minister to lead centrist Renew Europe group
  • RO central bank governor has no challenger for new term
  • Moldova's PM Sandu welcomed by President Iohannis
  • Poll shows steady plunge of Social Democrats in Romania
  • PSD-ALDE–Pro Romania common candidate for Presidency?
  • Ex-Romanian PM set to lead Liberals in European Parliament
  • Romanian president accepts new minister nominations but rejects ...
  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party
  • Consumption pushes Romania's GDP growth to 5% y/y in Q1
  • Romania's strong GDP growth rate in Q1 boosted by good ...
  • World Bank forecasts lower GDP growth in Romania on weakening ...
  • Romanian SMEs criticise Govt.'s plans for fiscal amnesty
  • Over 62000 companies closed down in Romania in the first 5 ...
  • CEE MARKETS-Assets hold steady as investors eye EU jobs, Fed
  • ING sees Romania's GDP growth slowing down to 2.6% in Q4
  • Consumption pushes Romania's GDP growth to 5% y/y in Q1
  • Romania's strong GDP growth rate in Q1 boosted by good ...
  • IT sector is the most profitable investment for US companies in ...
  • Foreign investors in Romania expect bigger business, profit but not ...
  • Romania's PM says Govt. earmarked EUR 10 bln for investments ...
  • World Bank forecasts lower GDP growth in Romania on weakening ...
  • Romania: Budget deficit widens in May
  • JCRA affirms Romania's rating but is concerned about public wages ...
  • Prospex plunges after Romanian well is abandoned
  • World Bank forecasts lower GDP growth in Romania on weakening ...
  • Romania's population continues to shrink at alarming pace due to ...
  • Romania, fifth in Europe for retail park deliveries in 2018
  • The Slippery Slope of Negative Population Growth
  • Romania's strong GDP growth rate in Q1 boosted by good ...
  • Hidden workforce. Almost a quarter of Romanians work in ...
  • Mixed results in regional construction forecasts
  • IT sector is the most profitable investment for US companies in ...
  • Romania's trade gap up 35 pct in January-April on weak exports ...
  • Mineral products ranked first in Romania's exports to the United ...
  • Romania's IT&C services exports up 2.5 times in 2014-2018
  • Romania's IT&C exports in 2018 reach record value of EUR 4.5 billion
  • Romania posts second-highest all-time export and import levels in July
  • Romania posts all-time high monthly exports, imports and trade gap ...
  • IT sector is the most profitable investment for US companies in ...
  • Romania's trade gap up 35 pct in January-April on weak exports ...
  • Romania: Budget deficit widens in May
  • With Disgraced Leader Behind Bars, Romania Looks to Repair Ties ...
  • Running out of money? Romanian government tests austerity ...
  • Government's spending machine at full speed: Romania's budget ...
  • Eurostat: Romania's budget deficit to GDP, second highest in EU in ...
  • Romania's budget deficit hits 0.5% of GDP in Jan-Feb
  • Romania's Government posts 2.9%-of-GDP deficit in 2018
  • OTE brings EUR 800 mln in Romanian subsidiary to settle debt and ...
  • Romania sells combined 1 bln lei of 2021, 2031 bonds
  • Romania's debt-to-GDP ratio 2.5pp down y/y as of end-August
  • Romanian government can cover financing needs - report
  • Romania reportedly promises S&P to replace “greed tax”
  • Romania to Dial Back Tax Plans After Greed Levy Backlash
  • Moody's: Romanian growth is unsustainable
  • Fitch affirms Romania at 'BBB-', outlook stable, warns on loose fiscal ...

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    President


  • Romania's president eyes new term, not EU's top job
  • Iohannis: I want to remain President of Romania, not European ...
  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party

    Speaker of Parliament


  • The World's Longest Serving Central Bank Governor Has the ...
  • Arab Parliament urges Romania not to relocate embassy to Jerusalem
  • Moldovan parties agree to form government after months of deadlock

    Prime Minister


  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party
  • Moldova's PM Sandu welcomed by President Iohannis
  • RO central bank governor has no challenger for new term

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Moldova's PM Sandu welcomed by President Iohannis
  • Qatar- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs meets ...
  • RO central bank governor has no challenger for new term

    Minister of Economy


  • Budget deficit arouses fierce political debate in Romania, opposition ...
  • Romania considers opening mines closed under structural reforms
  • Romania's Govt. considers nominating EU Commissioner for Transport

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Ex-Romanian PM set to lead Liberals in European Parliament
  • Ex-Romanian prime minister to lead centrist Renew Europe group
  • European Parliament's Liberals Pick Romania's Ciolos As Leader

    Minister of Culture


  • Romanian artists protest over cultural institutions' budget cuts
  • UAE-Romania Cultural Week opens in Bucharest
  • Romanian Govt. grants EUR 11 mln to Timișoara European Capital ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party
  • Romania's finance minister wants to run for president
  • Embassy blasts Romanian defense chief as reincarnation of ...

    Minister of Education


  • Romania's ruling party wants to pay pupils for every day they attend ...
  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party
  • PM has five challengers for top position in Romania's ruling party

    Minister of Energy


  • Ministers on region's energy transition: Countries have right to ...
  • Indicative programme - Transport, Telecommunications and Energy ...
  • Romania's PM Dancila appoints insolvency lawyer as advisor

    Minister of Finance


  • Budget deficit arouses fierce political debate in Romania, opposition ...
  • Romania's finance minister wants to run for president
  • Romanian SMEs criticise Govt.'s plans for fiscal amnesty

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Moldova's minister of foreign affairs: Romania was the first country ...
  • Foreign Minister: Anti-Hungarian Sentiments Could Affect Hungary's ...
  • Romania's Foreign Affairs Ministry blames the president, electoral ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Over 1700 policemen, gendarmes present at Romania's Neversea ...
  • Cross-border project aims to improve emergency services in ...
  • Turkey's TEMSA awarded 46.5M euro contract in Romania

    Minister of Justice


  • Joint EU-US statement following the EU-US Justice and Home ...
  • Romanian president accepts new minister nominations but rejects ...
  • Romanian PM elected president of the ruling party

    Minister of Health


  • Cyber Attackers Strike Fear Into Romanian Hospitals
  • Romanian hospitals, affected by ransomware attack
  • Budget deficit arouses fierce political debate in Romania, opposition ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Joint EU-US statement following the EU-US Justice and Home ...
  • Better than expected: Romania concludes first EU Council presidency
  • Romanian Govt. grants EUR 11 mln to Timișoara European Capital ...

    Minister of Sports


  • The Process of Preparing the Bulgaria-Romania Program 2021 ...
  • Romanian-born swimming champion named sports minister in ...
  • Daily News 02 / 07 / 2019

    Director of State Security Service


  • Chief Military Prosecutor to investigate news article assuming ...
  • Statement by US Attorney General William P. Barr and Read-Out on ...
  • "Joke" suggesting Romanian-Ukrainian war: What stands behind it

    Chairman National Bank


  • Raiffeisen Romania appoints new head of investment banking division
  • Face of Puerto Rico's largest bank steps down from executive role
  • Opposition names members to sit on national bank's board

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Opinion: On Estonia, the UN, allies and values
  • Estonia, Niger, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tunisia, Vietnam ...
  • Tangara to receive prestigious 2019 United Nations population award

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Better than expected: Romania concludes first EU Council presidency
  • Sisi meets with Chief of the Romanian Army Staff
  • Romania Campaigns to Repair Battered Profile in Brussels

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Opposition tables constitution revision draft
  • Woolworths: major milestone in fight against food waste
  • Bulgartransgaz faces TurkStream tender ruling

    Opposition


  • Budget deficit arouses fierce political debate in Romania, opposition ...
  • Romanian opposition parties launch call for 2020 “responsible ...
  • Romanian opposition to file non-confidence motion against ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Romania's public deficit up 80 percent y/y in May, reaching 1.4 pct of ...
  • Romania's Jan-May budget deficit widens to 1.43pc/GDP
  • Consumption pushes Romania's GDP growth to 5% y/y in Q1
  • Romania's strong GDP growth rate in Q1 boosted by good ...
  • World Bank forecasts lower GDP growth in Romania on weakening ...
  • Romanian GDP comes in at 1.3% QoQ in 1Q19
  • ING sees Romania's GDP growth slowing down to 2.6% in Q4
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    Investment

  • IT sector is the most profitable investment for US companies in ...
  • Foreign investors in Romania expect bigger business, profit but not ...
  • Romania's PM says Govt. earmarked EUR 10 bln for investments ...
  • World Bank forecasts lower GDP growth in Romania on weakening ...
  • Romania: Budget deficit widens in May
  • JCRA affirms Romania's rating but is concerned about public wages ...
  • Prospex plunges after Romanian well is abandoned
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    Demographics

  • World Bank forecasts lower GDP growth in Romania on weakening ...
  • Romania's population continues to shrink at alarming pace due to ...
  • Romania, fifth in Europe for retail park deliveries in 2018
  • The Slippery Slope of Negative Population Growth
  • Romania's strong GDP growth rate in Q1 boosted by good ...
  • Hidden workforce. Almost a quarter of Romanians work in ...
  • Mixed results in regional construction forecasts
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    Export/Import

  • IT sector is the most profitable investment for US companies in ...
  • Romania's trade gap up 35 pct in January-April on weak exports ...
  • Mineral products ranked first in Romania's exports to the United ...
  • Romania's IT&C services exports up 2.5 times in 2014-2018
  • Romania's IT&C exports in 2018 reach record value of EUR 4.5 billion
  • Romania posts second-highest all-time export and import levels in July
  • Romania posts all-time high monthly exports, imports and trade gap ...
  • IT sector is the most profitable investment for US companies in ...
  • Romania's trade gap up 35 pct in January-April on weak exports ...
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    Public Spending

  • Romania: Budget deficit widens in May
  • With Disgraced Leader Behind Bars, Romania Looks to Repair Ties ...
  • Running out of money? Romanian government tests austerity ...
  • Government's spending machine at full speed: Romania's budget ...
  • Eurostat: Romania's budget deficit to GDP, second highest in EU in ...
  • Romania's budget deficit hits 0.5% of GDP in Jan-Feb
  • Romania's Government posts 2.9%-of-GDP deficit in 2018
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    Public Debt

  • OTE brings EUR 800 mln in Romanian subsidiary to settle debt and ...
  • Romania sells combined 1 bln lei of 2021, 2031 bonds
  • Romania's debt-to-GDP ratio 2.5pp down y/y as of end-August
  • Romanian government can cover financing needs - report
  • Romania reportedly promises S&P to replace “greed tax”
  • Romania to Dial Back Tax Plans After Greed Levy Backlash
  • Moody's: Romanian growth is unsustainable
  • Fitch affirms Romania at 'BBB-', outlook stable, warns on loose fiscal ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2018-12-07Romania GDP Growth Rate QoQ 2nd Est Q3
    2018-12-07Romania GDP Growth Rate YoY 2nd Est Q3
    2018-12-05Romania Retail Sales YoY OCT
    2018-12-05Romania Retail Sales MoM OCT
    2018-12-04Romania PPI YoY OCT
    2018-08-06Romania Interest Rate Decision
    2018-07-31Romania Unemployment Rate JUN
    2018-07-30Romania Business Confidence JUL
    2018-07-30Romania Consumer Confidence JUL
    2018-07-16Romania Current Account MAY
    2018-07-10Romania Balance of Trade MAY
    2018-06-28Romania Business Confidence JUN
    2018-06-28Romania Consumer Confidence JUN
    2018-06-13Romania Current Account APR
    2018-06-11Romania Balance of Trade APR