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Highest EUR/RON exchange rate in the past four years and a half

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The European currency reached on Monday a new record level against the national currency, at the National Bank of Romania (BNR) official rates. EUR has appreciated by 0.33 bani to RON 4.5538, exceeding the record registered last Wednesday of RON ...

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The number of Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants to Britain reaches record levels

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The number of Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants to Britain has reached record levels. Most of European migrants arrived in the UK last year are from Romania and Bulgaria, new statistics released on Thursday reveal. According to the UK Office for ...

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Romanians like to go shopping, but feel the pressure of time, survey reveals


Eastern Europeans like to go shopping, in Romania nine out of ten persons say so, a survey reveals. In the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria seven out of ten respondents say shopping is pleasant, whereas in Bulgaria only half of ...

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37.3pc of Romania’s population lives in poverty, the share was 47pc in 2007

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More than a third of Romania’s population is at risk of poverty and social exclusion, whereas among children up to six years the percentage is 46%, according to an info-graphic by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Romania, citing Eurostat data in 2015. The info-graphic ...

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Update: Romania imported electricity Monday morning. Energy Ministry denies inability to ensure the domestic consumption


The national production of electricity could no longer cover the country’s consumption Monday morning, so that Romania is forced to import more energy, according to data in real time provided by Transelectrica on the website. Thus, at 10:00h the consumption ...

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Fuels in Romania have become the cheapest in Europe


The fuels in Romania have become overnight the cheapest in Europe. According to Weekly Oil Bulletin on January 16, issued by the European Commission, the diesel fuel in Romania is on average EUR 1.046 per litre, the second cheapest price ...

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Trade unionists warn: Romania risks huge energy crisis in several days’ time


The representatives of Emc Rosia trade union with the Oltenia Energy Complex (CEO) warn that Romania risks huge energy crisis if temperatures keep lows of -15, -20 degrees Celsius during the coming days, cotitianul.ro reports. “The Oltenia thermal plants might ...

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