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  • Romania investigating reported abuse, child labor in German ...
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  • Romanian opposition parties propose pact for early elections
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  • Eurostat: Romania registers EU's largest share of treatable deaths

    Finance


  • Bianca Andreescu's cool, hard-working demeanour comes from the ...
  • Romanian trade bank Eximbank turns into universal bank as it ...
  • Romania has EU's largest 'VAT Gap'
  • RO Finance Ministry drafts regulations for national development banks
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    Celebrities


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  • Bianca Andreescu's Mom Maria is the Breakout Star of the US Open
  • Metallica donates to Romanian pediatric cancer hospital
  • TRIBUTE: Chessie … our good-humoured ground-breaker
  • Know the real names, ages of your favourite Ghanaian celebrities

    Culture


  • Romania's Enescu music festival thrives in shaky political times
  • Former culture minister enters Romania's 2019 presidential race
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  • Upcoming Romanian festival Cerbul de Aur has EUR 1.4 mln budget
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    Criminal


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  • Romania arrests 5 over 'barbaric' abuse of German youths
  • Caracal murder case: Romanian prosecutors extend investigation ...
  • Legalizing prostitution would reduce human trafficking, former ...

    Religion


  • Romania, a beacon of coexistence for Muslims in Eastern Europe
  • Local apartment landlord faces SEC lawsuit alleging Ponzi scheme
  • God, Netflix and the Family: A conversation with Jeff Sharlet and ...
  • Remarks by President Trump and President Iohannis of Romania ...
  • Church leaders in central and eastern Europe remain surprisingly ...

    Politics


  • Trump to welcome Romanian President to the White House
  • Romania's president rejects minister candidates, asks Govt. to get ...
  • Romanian presidential candidate Dan Barna wins top position in his ...
  • Romanian opposition parties propose pact for early elections
  • Romania President 'Seeks Trump Blessing' Before Election Race
  • Trump to welcome Romanian President to the White House
  • Romania's president rejects minister candidates, asks Govt. to get ...
  • Romanian presidential candidate Dan Barna wins top position in his ...
  • Romanian opposition parties propose pact for early elections
  • Romanian opposition parties propose pact for early elections
  • RO prime minister says “government not blocked”
  • Romanian PM considers asking Parliament's vote for new cabinet
  • Romanian PM “still waits” for the president's decision on interim ...
  • Romania's coalition government collapses
  • Here's Why Romanian Politics Is Blowing Up Yet Again
  • Romania likely to appoint EU Commissioner for transport
  • Standard & Poor's: Romania's economic growth will slow down ...
  • Romania's GDP increases by 4.4% in second quarter
  • Romania records 4.8 pct economic growth in the first half of 2019
  • Worrying signs: Romania's GDP growth rate in Q2 boosted by ...
  • Romania's GDP growth speeds up to 4.4% y/y in Q2 - flash data
  • Bulgaria is in the Top 3 of the EU in GDP Growth in the Second ...
  • Investment fund Mid Europa Partners opens office in Bucharest
  • Economic growth keeps real estate investments in Romania ahead ...
  • IMF ups economic growth forecast for Romania but warns of ...
  • Presidents of US and Romania issue joint statement on future ...
  • Liberty Steel plans to invest EUR 200 mln in Galati steel plant due to ...
  • Investors put EUR 410 mln in major Romanian real estate projects in ...
  • Brussels population growth caused by influx of EU citizens, study ...
  • S&P affirms Romania's ratings and stable outlook, expects lower ...
  • Worrying signs: Romania's GDP growth rate in Q2 boosted by ...
  • 2019 Future Of Romania Automobile Market-Trends, Outlook and ...
  • ARB: Romania, the 11th in the EU from the point of view of ...
  • Almost 240000 Romanians left the country in 2018 as migration to ...
  • Remarks by President Trump and President Iohannis of Romania ...
  • Signs of crisis? Romania's exports drop for the second month in a row
  • Trump's trade war really making Romania great again: Export and ...
  • Engine down: Romania's economy cools off as manufacturing ...
  • Inauguration of the first Romania-Republic of Korea Industrial ...
  • Bulgaria is in the Top 3 of the EU in GDP Growth in the Second ...
  • Standard & Poor's: Romania's economic growth will slow down ...
  • Romania's foreign trade deficit widens by 22% in first half of 2019
  • Fitch Ratings: Romania's budget deficit to widen to 3.4 pct of GDP in ...
  • Romania's public deficit rose by 52 pct in January-July on soaring ...
  • RE/MAX Romania's rental transactions tripled in the first half of 2019
  • Standard & Poor's: Romania's economic growth will slow down ...
  • BUCHAREST BLOG: A game of musical chairs
  • Romania's budget deficit exceeds worst expectations
  • Government's spending machine at full speed: Romania's budget ...
  • Romania's finmin says sells 695 mln lei of April 2026 T-bonds
  • OTE to spin off Telekom Romania units
  • Romania's debt-to-GDP ratio 2.5pp down y/y as of end-August
  • Romanian government can cover financing needs - report
  • Romania finance ministry sells planned 600 mln lei debt
  • OTE brings EUR 800 mln in Romanian subsidiary to settle debt and ...
  • Romania to Dial Back Tax Plans After Greed Levy Backlash
  • Moody's: Romanian growth is unsustainable

    Romania Leaders


    President


  • Trump to welcome Romanian President to the White House
  • Romanian presidential candidate Dan Barna wins top position in his ...
  • Romanian opposition parties propose pact for early elections

    Speaker of Parliament


  • US Slaps Travel Ban On Jailed Romanian Ex-Political Leader ...
  • John Bercow: Britain's outspoken Speaker faces his biggest challenge
  • US Bars Ex-Leader of Romania's Ruling Social Democrats Over ...

    Prime Minister


  • Romanian opposition parties propose pact for early elections
  • Romanian PM considers asking Parliament's vote for new cabinet
  • RO prime minister says “government not blocked”

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Romanian PM “still waits” for the president's decision on interim ...
  • RO prime minister says “government not blocked”
  • Romania's president rejects minister candidates, asks Govt. to get ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Romanian opposition parties propose pact for early elections
  • Here's Why Romanian Politics Is Blowing Up Yet Again
  • Meet the commissioners

    Minister of Agriculture


  • A farm cry: Romania's agricultural potential wasted on 19th-century ...
  • Romanian live sheep exports continuing despite EU warnings
  • Elections in Poland and Romania, and What Will Follow for the EU

    Minister of Culture


  • Former culture minister enters Romania's 2019 presidential race
  • Romanian Govt. to invest in a tourist port on the Danube, ski slopes
  • The Lead Position for Education and Culture European Commission ...

    Minister of Defense


  • US and Romanian service members killed in Afghanistan, NATO ...
  • Romania's Military Procurement Hits Multiple Roadblocks
  • Romanian President, Seeking Reelection, Gets Boost From Trump

    Minister of Education


  • Romania's president rejects minister candidates, asks Govt. to get ...
  • Former culture minister enters Romania's 2019 presidential race
  • RO ruling party comes up with controversial minister candidates

    Minister of Energy


  • Romanian PM “still waits” for the president's decision on interim ...
  • Romania likely to appoint EU Commissioner for transport
  • RO prime minister says “government not blocked”

    Minister of Finance


  • Meet the commissioners
  • RO finance ministry inks new program to encourage home purchasing
  • IMF: Romania's fiscal deficit to reach 8 pct of GDP by 2022 if the new ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Foreign affairs minister wants national funerals for Romanian killed ...
  • Romania's former EU funds minister, on list of EU commissioners ...
  • Romania likely to appoint EU Commissioner for transport

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Romanian PM nominates new ministers for Justice, Education ...
  • Romanian government in crisis after junior partner exits coalition
  • Romanian government raises to 30000 the number of work permits ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Romania's justice minister drafts tighter regulation to fight criminality
  • Attorney General William P. Barr Invites Romanian Minister of ...
  • Romania's president rejects minister candidates, asks Govt. to get ...

    Minister of Health


  • Venice Film Review: 'Collective'
  • Foreign affairs minister wants national funerals for Romanian killed ...
  • Documentary about 2015 Bucharest nightclub fire premieres at ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Opinion: Romania's political crisis sends PSD into free fall
  • Elections in Poland and Romania, and What Will Follow for the EU
  • RO Govt. finances new alpine rescue center in Paltinis

    Minister of Sports


  • Top athletes whose results put Romania on the international sports ...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Collective'
  • Social media reacts to Canadian Andreescu's historic US Open victory

    Director of State Security Service


  • Venice Film Review: 'Collective'
  • Romanian Soldier Killed In Fresh Taliban Attack In Afghanistan
  • The Murky Nexus Between Romanian Criminals, Police, And ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Former head of Romanian savings bank CEC to manage private ...
  • EBRD Board Directors to visit Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Romania

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Meet the commissioners
  • Japanese ikigai is the thing that makes you get out of bed happy ...
  • Russia appeals to Europeans to heed US INF exit, warns of new ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Trump's schedule shows a president with plenty of downtime this ...
  • Young German runs for mayor of Timisoara: I love this city too much ...
  • How a Trump Ally Tested the Boundaries of Washington's Influence ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Palestinians say Israel agreed to partial payment of overdue taxes
  • At last, we have a cabinet that will stand up to EU lawfare
  • Mulayam comes out in Azam Khan's support

    Opposition


  • Romanian opposition parties propose pact for early elections
  • Romania's opposition not ready to find replacement for PM Dancila
  • Romania likely to appoint EU Commissioner for transport

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Romania's GDP up 4.4% in second quarter
  • Romania's GDP increases by 4.4% in second quarter
  • Worrying signs: Romania's GDP growth rate in Q2 boosted by ...
  • Healthcare expenditure in Romania was 4.99% of GDP in 2016, half ...
  • Romania's GDP maintains robust 4.4% y/y growth in Q2
  • Romania: Upside surprise from GDP growth, again…
  • Eurostat: Romania had the second highest GDP growth in the ...
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    Investment

  • Investment fund Mid Europa Partners opens office in Bucharest
  • Economic growth keeps real estate investments in Romania ahead ...
  • IMF ups economic growth forecast for Romania but warns of ...
  • Presidents of US and Romania issue joint statement on future ...
  • Liberty Steel plans to invest EUR 200 mln in Galati steel plant due to ...
  • Investors put EUR 410 mln in major Romanian real estate projects in ...
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    Demographics

  • Brussels population growth caused by influx of EU citizens, study ...
  • S&P affirms Romania's ratings and stable outlook, expects lower ...
  • Worrying signs: Romania's GDP growth rate in Q2 boosted by ...
  • 2019 Future Of Romania Automobile Market-Trends, Outlook and ...
  • ARB: Romania, the 11th in the EU from the point of view of ...
  • Almost 240000 Romanians left the country in 2018 as migration to ...
  • Remarks by President Trump and President Iohannis of Romania ...
  • Brussels population growth caused by influx of EU citizens, study ...
  • S&P affirms Romania's ratings and stable outlook, expects lower ...
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    Export/Import

  • Signs of crisis? Romania's exports drop for the second month in a row
  • Trump's trade war really making Romania great again: Export and ...
  • Engine down: Romania's economy cools off as manufacturing ...
  • Inauguration of the first Romania-Republic of Korea Industrial ...
  • Bulgaria is in the Top 3 of the EU in GDP Growth in the Second ...
  • Standard & Poor's: Romania's economic growth will slow down ...
  • Romania's foreign trade deficit widens by 22% in first half of 2019
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    Public Spending

  • Fitch Ratings: Romania's budget deficit to widen to 3.4 pct of GDP in ...
  • Romania's public deficit rose by 52 pct in January-July on soaring ...
  • RE/MAX Romania's rental transactions tripled in the first half of 2019
  • Standard & Poor's: Romania's economic growth will slow down ...
  • BUCHAREST BLOG: A game of musical chairs
  • Romania's budget deficit exceeds worst expectations
  • Government's spending machine at full speed: Romania's budget ...
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    Public Debt

  • Romania's finmin says sells 695 mln lei of April 2026 T-bonds
  • OTE to spin off Telekom Romania units
  • Romania's debt-to-GDP ratio 2.5pp down y/y as of end-August
  • Romanian government can cover financing needs - report
  • Romania finance ministry sells planned 600 mln lei debt
  • OTE brings EUR 800 mln in Romanian subsidiary to settle debt and ...
  • Romania to Dial Back Tax Plans After Greed Levy Backlash
  • Moody's: Romanian growth is unsustainable
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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