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Direct foreign investments up by 85% in January, February, central bank says

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Direct foreign investments were up by 85% in the first two months of this year compared to the same period in 2016. According to the National Bank of Romania, non-residents’ direct investment in Romania totaled EUR 655 M, with equity ...

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NPL ratio up to 9.75pc in January


The non performing loans (NPL) ratio increased by 0.29% to 9.75% in January, according to data released by the National Bank of Romania (BNR). Against January 2016 the level is lower by 3.71 percentage points. BNR Deputy Governor Liviu Voinea ...

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Household deposits in RON, up by 1pc in February


Deposits of non-government resident customers went up 0.6 percent month on month to RON 272,187.9 million in February 2017. RON-denominated household deposits increased by 1.0 percent to RON 104,520.5 million. At end-February 2017, household deposits in domestic currency rose by ...

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In Romania, the workforce is underpaid, the capital is overpaid – BNR official says


The workforce in Romania is underpaid, whereas the capital is overpaid, central bank’s Chief Economist Valentin Lazea said on Wednesday, adding that we need to solve the issues of roads, production and justice. “In Romania, the workforce is underpaid, whereas ...

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Consumer prices up by 0.2pc in February


The annual inflation rate continued the upward trend, given that consumer prices rose by 0.2% in February against the same month in 2016, amid higher prices of food products by 1.43%, data released on Friday the National Statistics Institute (INS) ...

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Central bank governor denies alleged informative notes to Securitate. CNSAS cannot check him again

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The central bank governor Mugur Isarescu denies information released by a local newspaper that he would have given informative notes about colleagues and diplomats to the Securitate, the communist secret police, before 1989. According to Romania Libera newspaper, which also ...

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Ruling coalition sitting on Friday, vacant position with BNR to be discussed

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Social-democrat chairman Liviu Dragnea has announced that the ruling coalition will have a sitting on Friday to discuss, among other things, about the vacant office of deputy governor of the National Bank of Romania (BNR). “On Friday we’ll have a ...

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