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Agriculture : Foresters association: Romania only country lacking sustainable forest management

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests failed to protect 600,000 hectares of private forests, while Romania is the only country in the world that does not enforce a sustainable forest management, Forest Defence Federation (FAP) chairman Marin Stoicescu said, as some 1,000 foresters were protesting in front of the government offices in ...

In 2015, Romania recorded the largest annual percentage drop in domestic wine consumption

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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In 2015, Romania recorded the largest annual percentage drop in domestic wine consumption (minus 17.3 percent) of all the leading wine-consuming countries, according to an annual report published by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) that also says self-consumption, which makes up almost 50 percent of the domestic market, is hard to determine in ...

Romania's oilseed production forecast to rebound

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Romanian oilseed crop area is forecast to total 1.65 million hectares in marketing year 2016-17, which is almost 8% more than last year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service said în a report, quoted by world-grain.com. Oilseed production estimate for market year 2016-17 exceeds 3.5 million tonnes, a 16% increase as compared to previous year. As a result of higher seed availability, total meal production is ...

Trade: Study: 82% of Romania’s urban population consumed meat products in 2015

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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Eight out of ten Romanians consumed meat products in 2015, on the drop compared to data recorded in 2014, while four out of five Romanians declared they bought such products. These are results of a study released on Thursday by the Mercury Research at the congress devoted to meat industry in Romania, organized by “Meat Magazine”. According to Ingrid Lambru, marketing director the research company Mercury Research, 62% of occasional meat ...

Telecom.IT: Study: 90% of Romanians use smart phones at home, mostly in the evening

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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Most Romanians (89%) use smart phones at home particularly in the evening when people come home from work and relax, according to a study made by iSense Solutions presented at Mobifest, the mobile marketing forum organized by Evensys. According to the study, other places where smart phone owners use that device are work (65%), public transport means (64%), on the road (64%), in coffee shops (58%), restaurants (50%) and even at social events/parties ...

Report: Marlware rate in e-mails continued to grow in first two months

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The malware rate in e-mails continued to grow in the first two months of the on-going year, distribution being the most common type of deceit in social media, according to a Symantec Intelligence report. In the first two months of 2016, the malware rate in e-mails continued to grow and manual distribution remained the most common type of deceit in social media, while the number of spam and phishing attacks was dropping. On the overall, one of 125 ...

Tourism: Maldives, Thailand, Dominican Republic, Bali and Cuba in top of exotic destinations preferred by Romanians

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Romanians prefer to travel more to exotic beach destinations and pay on the average 1,400 euros/person per sojourn, most of them choosing to go with their family, according to an analysis made by a travel agency specialised in tailor-made holidays. The first five places in the preferences of Romanian tourists are the Maldives, Thailand, the Dominican Republic, Bali and Cuba. They pay between 1,400 and 2,500 euros per person for a ...

Summer with the family 1,500 euros, average budget for 7 days in Antalya, Belek or Crete

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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The average budget allocated this year by a family with children for a seven day holiday to Turkey or Crete amounts to 1,500 euros, according to an analysis made by an online travel agency. Antalya, Belek , Lara, Crete or Rhodes are destinations preferred by Romanian tourists because they have facilities adapted to all ages. Families with small children have access to child care, green areas and play grounds. Families with ...

Infrastructure: Wizz Air will operate daily Bucharest-London flights

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Wizz Air will start operating direct flights from Henri Coanda International Airport to Gatwick London Airport as of June 18. Costs will start from 179 lei. At present Wizz Air has 114 routes from 9 Romanian airports to 16 countries. Wizz Air is the largest air company in Romania, according to the number of passengers and air planes allocated. Wizz Air continues to add capacity in Romania by the allocation of two new aircraft in ...

Low cost air companies contributed to increase of foreign tourists in Romania

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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Low cost air companies have contributed to the increase of the number of foreign tourists in Romania because of the low prices practised. Moreover there is a tendency of developing weekend tourism at least on weekends. Lucian Boronea, general manager of Accent Travel agency says he has noticed an opening of low cost companies to promoting Bucharest. It is a mistake of line companies which do not see that Bucharest is growing as ...

Healthcare: First National Multi-annual Plan of Integrated Cancer Control for 2016-2020

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Health Ministry on last Wednesday presented the first National Multi-annual Plan of Integrated Cancer Control for 2016-2020 (PNCC), which is ...

Cars: 82,200 motor vehicles were registered in Romania in the first three months of 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Nearly 82,200 motor vehicles were registered in Romania in the first three months of 2016, up 19.03 percent from the first three months of 2015, nearly 17,500 of which were new and the remaining used, according to data with the Vehicle Driving Licences and Registration Department ...

Statistics: Trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles increased in the first two months of 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles in Romania increased in the first two months of 2016 from the first two months of 2015, both in unadjusted terms and when adjusted for working days and seasonality, 12.5 percent and 12.6 percent, respectively, according to data with the National Institute of Statistics (INS).The turnover of market services for ...

PwC analysis: Romania's car fleet age 4.6 years above EU average

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Romania's car fleet average age was 12.9 years in 2016, 4.6 years above the European Union figure, according to an analysis of PwC Romania. From 2008 to 2014, the total number of vehicles in Romania advanced by 21 percent to 4.9 million, but most of the growth was owed to used cars. Currently, three quarters of sold cars are ...

APIA: National motor vehicle production down 4.1pct in Q1

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Romania's motor vehicle production went down in Q1 2016 by 4.1 percent year on year to 101,866 units, while the sales increased by 17.3pct to 25,762 units show data released Friday by the Automotive Manufacturers and Importers Association (APIA). In the first three months of 2016, the imports of used motor vehicles increased by 25.3pct YOY, which has ...

Trade: Romania’s furniture market expecting further growth this year

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Romanian furniture market – estimated at over EUR 750 million – has resumed growth for a couple of years now and there are encouraging signs that the trend will maintain in 2016 as well, say industry representatives, quoted by business-review.eu. As in the years before, the pick-up of construction works on the residential and office segments is the main engine behind this evolution, with an additional boost coming from increased consumer ...

Agriculture : Organic Feed Boom Means U.S. Cows Feast on Romanian Corn Instead

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Imports double as Midwest farmers stick with GMO grain crops Surging organic-milk sales strain domestic feed-grain supplies America may export more grain to feed cattle, pigs and poultry than any other country, but it’s losing share in its own backyard, Bloomberg reports.  Because most of the corn and soybeans harvested across the ...

Minister Irimescu: Romania could export over 4.5 million sheep to Arab countries

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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Romania could export over 4.5 million sheep to Arab countries, with Jordan taking up one million, Minister of Agriculture Achim Irimescu this Thursday told a congress dedicated to the Romanian meat industry organized by the "Meat ...

Despite of lower crop, wheat exports will rise in the 2016/17 season

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

For the 2016/17 crop Romanian farmers reduced wheat planted area to 1850 Th ha due to excessive rains in October 2015, blackseagrain.net reports. Some part of wheat was sown after the optimal seeding terms. Despite rather snowless winter, weather conditions were favorable for crops wintering. Above norm air temperatures caused early resumption of vegetation and fast development of plants. In March and early April air temperature did not bring any ...

Real Estate: Liebrecht & wooD to start work on Frumusani residential project next spring

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Belgian developer Liebrecht & wooD plans to start next spring building the first houses part of its EUR 300 million residential project in Frumusani, some 30 km from Bucharest, Sorin Ioan Blaga, the general manager of Liebrecht & wooD Romania said this Tuesday during a press conference, business-review.eu reports. The first phase will consist of some 180 houses which will be delivered by the end of 2017 and will require an investment of some ...

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