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Eurostat: Highest material and social deprivation rate in the EU in Romania, Bulgaria and Greece

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In 2016, the highest material and social deprivation rate, applying to about half of the population, was registered in Romania (50%) and Bulgaria (48%), followed by countries where 1 in 3 persons was affected: Greece (36%), Hungary (32%) and Lithuania ...

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Romania loses EUR 403m annually and 27,613 jobs due to counterfeit trade

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The sales of counterfeit clothing, footwear and accessories in the European Union account for nearly 10% of total EU sales in this sector, reads a study by The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), the European Intellectual Property ...

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Only 1 out of 5 Romanian SMEs carry out export activities


Only 20% of Romanian SMEs currently carry out export activities, contributing by 25% to total exports in Romania, according to a recent survey conducted by UPS and Kantar Millward Brown. According to the survey, most of the exporting SMEs are ...

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What prices will the new Dacia Duster sell for?

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According to the representatives of the car manufacturer in Mioveni, on the occasion of a test drive organized in Greece for Romanian journalists, and the new Duster will be sold in three versions: Essential, Comfort and Prestige. The second generation ...

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More than 250 Romanian and foreign military participate in the ‘Carpathian Eagle 2017’ multinational drills

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More than 250 Romanian and foreign military participate in the multinational exercise for special forces ‘Carpathian Eagle 2017’, taking place in Targu Mures garrison, at the Sîngeorgiu de Mureş, Bogata shooting ranges and at Câmpia Turzii aerodrome. “Carpathian Eagle 2017 ...

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Eurostat: Bulgaria, Cyprus and Romania, the highest percentage of GDP allocated for ‘housing and community amenities’

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In 2015, almost EUR 86 billion of general government expenditure was spent by EU Member States on housing and community amenities. This figure is equivalent to 0.6% of the EU’s GDP. In addition, Member States spent nearly EUR 81 billion ...

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Romanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Hungarian FMs sign joint letter on Ukraine’s education law


Romania’s Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zakharieva, Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto have sent their Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin, Council of Europe’s Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland and OSCE High Commissioner for ...

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BNR has sanctioned two banks in the first eight months: Patria Bank – written warning and Bancpost – fined


The National Bank of Romania (BNR) sanctioned two banks in the first eight months: Patria Bank (by written warning) and Bancpost (fined RON 25,000), after having applied 55 sanctions last year and 14 other sanctions in 2015. Patria Bank is ...

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