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Tourism : Statistics: tourist accommodation units in Romania amounted to 6,130 on July 31

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The number of tourist accommodation units in Romania amounted to 6,130 on July 31, 2014, up 2 percent (121 units) compared to the same period of 2013, when tourist facilities stood at 6,009 units, according to data released on Monday by the National Institute of Statistics ...

Telecom.IT : Orange Romania launches Orange Info TV channel

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Orange Romania launches Orange Info, a TV channel addressed to Orange TV customers which offers the latest news about Orange products and services as well as pieces of information of general interest. The new channel can be viewed without additional fees by all Orange TV customers both on TV as well as on mobile devices, namely computer, tablet and smartphone.   Thanks to four TV shows with varied content, customers can ...

Cars: More than 1,100 new exclusivist automobiles were registered in Romania this year

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

More than 1,100 new exclusivist automobiles were registered in Romania, January- September, 2014, down 13.53 per cent from the same period of the year before, with Audi automobiles having recorded the largest decline, of nearly 1,000 units, reveal data with the Driving Licences and Car Registration Directorate (DRPCIV) as of ...

Dacia car registrations stood at 276,850 units, in the first nine months of the year

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Dacia car sales saw a significant in Europe (EU plus EFTA) January through September this year, with the market share of the local car manufacturer increasing from 2.3 per cent up to 2.8 percent, according to statistics published by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) on ...

Romania’s car market up 26 percent in 2013

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Romania’s auto industry recorded a turnover of EUR 16,88 billion in 2013, up 26 percent year on year. Dacia exported 93 percent of its production, while Ford sent all the cars it built in Craiova overseas, according to Constantin Stroe, president of ACAROM and vice-president of Dacia, present at the Foreign Investors Summit.   “The car industry continued its growth in Romania, even if we had to experience, live ...

Infrastructure : Romania's Blue Air adds second Liverpool route

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

ROMANIAN airline Blue Air has announced a second new route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA), with flights to the city of Bacau to begin in March 2015.  The news comes just three months after Blue Air announced its inaugural three times weekly service to the Romanian capital Bucharest, which starts in December.   Situated in North East Romania in the historical region of Moldavia, in the foothills of the ...

Agriculture: Positive balance sheet of foodstuff: exports grew by 300 million euro

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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The commercial balance sheet with foodstuff is positive after 7 months, with exports growing by 300 million euro and imports dropping by 50 million euro, said Daniel Dumitru Botanoiu, secretary of state in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Thursday.   Daniel Constantin, the minister of agriculture declared early this month that Romania has chances to end 2014 with an excess balance of trade for foodstuff, ...

Romania's 2013 agricultural output was a 24.5-per cent increase from the previous year

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Romania's 2013 agricultural output was worth a total of RON 78.464 billion, which was a 24.5-per cent increase from the previous year, as the vegetable output advanced 38.8 per cent, according to final data with the National Statistics Institute (INS) released on ...

Telecom .IT: Over 1.5 million telephone numbers were ported in Romania

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Over 1.5 million telephone numbers were ported in Romania between October 2008 and October 2014, out of which 72 percent in mobile networks, according to the data of telecom watchdog ANCOM.Since October 2008, 1,565,031 phone numbers were ported, out of which 1,122,559 numbers in mobile networks and 442,472 fixed numbers. According to ANCOM data, 2014 was the year with the most ported numbers: 357,606, which averages at 39.734 phone ...

Healthcare: Cegedim: the drop on the pharma market could reach 1.5% this year

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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The Romanian pharma market could drop down to 1.5% this year, according to the general manager of Cegedim Romania, Petru Craciun who shows that a coming back on growth next year depends on how generous the compensation list is, if not, the sector will go down. The potential for decrease is even higher than our prognosis. It could be between 0 and 1.5%, showed Craciun at ZF Pharma and Health ...

Infrastructure : The master plan for transport: Romania needs only 656 km of highway and 2,226 km of express roads

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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The necessary of highways of Romania is only 656 km, the estimated costs for their achievement until 2030 being 6.282 billion euro, without VAT,according to the Master Plan for Transport in ...

Feasability studies for railways must be updated for trains of high speed

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The feasibility studies for railway transport must be updated to be adopted for high speed trains as there are discussions with a Chinese company for the introduction of this type of transport in Romania, the minister of transport Ioan Rus ...

Pitesti - Sibiu segment included in the 'Transport' Operational Programme'

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Pitesti - Sibiu road segment will be included in the 'Transport' Operational Programme as motorway, Premier Victor Ponta announced on Saturday at the end of a visit to the Dacia automotive plant in Mioveni. "We made the unequivocal decision to have the Pitesti - Sibiu segment included in the 'Transport' Operational Programme the Government will approve by the end of this year, based on the Transport Master Plan, as motorway; I tell you this in my capacity ...

Cars: Mazda has recorded, in the first nine months of this year, a 43% increase in its sales

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Japanese carmaker Mazda has recorded, in the first nine months of this year, a 43% increase in its sales in Romania, compared to the same period in 2013, the carmaker has reported. The best-selling model in the first three quarters of this year was the SUV CX-5, with 250 units, the equivalent of a 55% advance from the same period in 2013, whilst the volume of Mazda3 sales rose by 51% to 192 units. Mazda6 is at no. 3 among the best-selling ...

Statistics: The turnover of the trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles went down by 10.2% in August 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

 The turnover of the trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles went down by 10.2% in unadjusted terms and by 0.7% in terms adjusted to the number of working days and seasonality in August 2014 compared to the previous month, show the provisional data released on Thursday by the National Statistics Institute (INS). The declines recorded by the trade in motorcycles, spare parts and related accessories, maintenance and repair of motorcycles stood at 24.9%, ...

Real estate: Eurostat: Romania is among the states where the prices of dwellings recorded the most significant decreases

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The prices of dwellings rose by 0.9% in the Eurozone and in the European Union these increased by 1.4% in Q2 2014 from Q1. Romania is, however, among the states where the prices of dwellings recorded the most significant decreases, of minus 1.3%, second only to Slovenia, where prices fell by 2.6%, according to the data released on Thursday by the European Statistics Office, Eurostat. In the case of Romania, the decrease in these prices in Q2 ...

Tourism : The Accor Group opens the first hotel Mercure in Romania

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The hotel group Accor opens its first hotel Mercure in Romania, a unit of 4 star in the centre of Bucharest. Mercure Bucharest City Centre is situated next to Calea Victoriei , with 114 rooms and hosts a restaurant, three conference rooms, a business centre and a fitness ...

Healthcare: IBRD loan agreement to be submitting to Parliament for ratification

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

President Traian Basescu on last Wednesday signed a decree submitting to Parliament for ratification a loan agreement between Romania and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) signed in Bucharest on June 17 for a Health Sector Reform - Improving Health System Quality and Efficiency project. On June 17, Romania's Finance Minister Ioana-Maria Petrescu, then Minister-delegate for Budget Liviu Voinea and World Bank representative in ...

EUR 5.7 million palliative care center opens in Bucharest Romania

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Over 5,000 people die of cancer every year in Bucharest, but only 9 percent of the capital’s sufferers have access to free palliative care, according to Hospice of Hope in Romania. But patients can now take heart from the opening of a new palliative care center in Bucharest. After a EUR 5.7 million investment, Hospice of Hope has opened a new palliative care center, in Bucharest’s District 2. In 2009, the UK’s Duchess of ...

Telecom.IT: Romania unveils updated plan for broadband infrastructure

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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Romania's Ministry of information society (MSI) published on its website the 'National plan for the development of NGN infrastructure', the September version. The new revised document has integrated European Commission's recommendations and proposals and comments received from over 15 associations, foundations and private companies in the ICT sector as part of the process of public consultation launched by MSI on 9 July. The main objective of this plan is to define and NGN ...

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