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Liviu Dragnea, angry about the rumours on nationalization of private pensions, points to ASF, NN. ‘There’s a plan…’


Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Liviu Dragnea said that ‘the scandal’ generated by the letter issued by NN company is in fact ‘a fake’ started from the President of the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) Misu Negritoiu, and the Romanian Government ...

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EU Commissioner for Justice: Bulgaria and Romania on right track and not any worse than other Member States

Vera Jourova

EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová stated that according to the latest EC report on the systems of justice within the community, Bulgaria and Romania are on right track in the sphere and they are not ...

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Bucharest-Ilfov region topped Berlin on GDP per capita in 2016, EC shows

GDP per capita

The recent European Commission report on competitiveness of European regions shows that Bucharest-Ilfov region exceeded Berlin in terms of GDP per capita, capital.ro informs. However, in terms of regional competitiveness index (RCI), Bucharest ranks 161st , while Berlin is on 45th ...

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Price increases of 30pc for pork, more than anticipated


The price of pork will increase on average by 15-30% in April, mainly due to the increase of exports to Asian countries, the Romanian Meat Association (ARC) informed on Monday. “In Q1 2017, as compared to the past two years, ...

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Fin Min: We’ll draw up a convincing programme to sent it to the EC by April 25, we’ll meet the 3pc budget deficit

viorel stefan

The Ministry of Finance will draw up a convincing programme to be sent to the European Commission by April 25, which will explain that Romania will meet the budget deficit of 3% of GDP, Finance Minister Viorel Ştefan said on ...

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Tourism Minister will propose lowering the VAT to 9pc


Tourism Minister Mircea Titus Dobre has announced on Friday in Sibiu, he hopes to have cheaper holidays and in this regard he will propose on Monday, to the Ministry of Finance, the reduction of VAT to 9%. He added that ...

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