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Healthcare: Oncologist physicians request performing equipment and innovating treatments for cancer patients

Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Oncologists pointed out on Tuesday, at a specialised conference, the need of funds allocated for performing equipment and the implementation of innovating treatments for cancer patients. Alxandru Grigorescu, senior physician at “Prof. Dr. Alexandru Trestioreanu” Institute, said at the conference “Pria Oncology - Access to treatment. System reformation. Price. Education and prevention” that the oncology field in Romania continues ...

Wiener Privatklinik, the private Austrian hospital, has opened an office in Romania

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Wiener Privatklinik (WPK) from Vienna, a private hospital from Austria than ensures the treatment against cancer- immune therapy, has launched this month an office in Romania, in the first district of Bucharest, where patients and Romanian medical partners can get medical information directly from the representatives of the medical center, business-review.eu informs. The head of the hospital has decided to open the agency as Romanian patients represent ...

Regina Maria hospital: The market for health prevention packages in Romania might double by 2020

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Fady Chreih, CEO of Regina Maria, the private healthcare services provider, says that there are 1 million health prevention packages on the Romanian market at this moment and that this figure could climb to 2 million in the next four years, as demand will continue to remain high and companies in smaller cities across the country will cover such packages for their employees, business-review.eu reads. “I believe that in 2020, if we look, the market ...

Employees in IT&Telecom, Finance&Insurance, Automotive are interested in health prevention, says Regina Maria study

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The healthcare services provider has published the first results of a study based on the internal data of Regina Maria regarding its beneficiaries. One of the conclusions was that employees that have a health prevention package are using medical services 2.5 times more than those who don’t have this kind of subscription product and go to the doctor only when they are sick. Regina Maria said that it registered higher demand ...

Real estate: AFI Europe plans to fully sell AFI Park office complex in Bucharest

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Africa Israel Investments, the company controlled by Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev, aims to sell simultaneously all the five office buildings developed by AFI Europe in Cotroceni area, Bucharest, business-review.eu reports. The five buildings are worth EUR 154 million, according to an evaluation published by the company, says profit.ro. In June, AFI Europe ...

Agriculture: Agriculture Ministry will complete market study for wine sector in Romania by December 8

Tuesday, December 6, 2016


The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADR) will complete by December 8, 2016, a market study about the demand and offer for grapes and wine in Romania, which will include information about distribution and consumption, prices or quality standards, MADR announced on Friday. The wine sector is one of the most developed sectors in agriculture, with the highest European fund absorption rate - 98% from the National Support Program of Romania ...

Corn yield drops to 8.47 million tons in 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

This year’s corn yield of 8.47 million tons dropped slightly compared to 2015, by 5.6%, despite the summer drought and dropped by 25% against the record crop of 2014 of 11.3 million tons, according to operational data of MADR of November 15. An overall corn yield of 8.98 million tons was reported for 2015. The average crop obtained this year for corn on 2.17 million ha harvested by November 15 was 3.9 tons, on the rise ...


Tuesday, December 6, 2016

* Romanian wine in the UK is expected to grow by around 10% after production in the Eastern European country grew by more than a third, producer Cramele Recas has claimed quoted by thedrinksbusiness.com. Patrick Cox, CEO of Romanian’s largest wine producer, Cramele Recas, said there was strong potential in the UK market for Romanian wine, following a good year in 2015. “The UK has been the fastest ...

In August 2016 wheat exports were record high

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

In August 2016 Romania exported record volume of wheat for this month – 1250 KMT (736 KMT in the previous month), which was 88% higher than in August 2015 – 663.35 KMT and 46.6% higher than the previous record, observed in August 2013/14 (852.75 KMT), reports UkrAgroConsult. In ...

Telecom.IT: IT CEO: Romania has incredible Internet power

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Romania has professionals in the IT sector and an incredible Internet power, but intense scientific research may be an engine for innovation in the local market, says Herman Wierenga, CEO of one of the most important software companies in Central and Eastern Europe. On the other hand, in his opinion, the trend influencing transport and logistics will focus on green energy. According to the report of Digital Economy Lab 2016 ...

Trade: Retailers can sell only electric or electronic products bearing CE mark

Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Economic operators can sell electric or electronic equipment only if they bear the CE mark and include information about the producer, importer and seller or will face fines between 500 and 50,000 lei, AMCOM announced on Thursday in a press release. According to the source, as of November 22, 2016, government decision 740/2016 came into force, including European provisions in the field in Romanian law. The decision established new rules for economic ...

Cars: New Dacia car registrations register 60% increase in France in November

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

New Dacia car registrations in France recorded a 60.4% annual increase in November 2016, compared to an advance of 8.5% recorded by the French automobile market, according to data published by CCFA on Thursday. 8,032 new Dacia cars were registered in France last month, compared to 5,008 units in November 2015. Thus Renault group registrations had an annual growth rate of 23.3%. At general level, 163,170 new cars were registered last month in France, on ...

Real Estate: 2016 seen by real estate developers as the best in the history of Romania's residential market

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Nearly 30,000 housing units will be completed in 2016 under residential projects conducted in Romania, up almost 20 percent from 2015, with 2016 seen by real estate developers as the best in the history of Romania's residential market, according to a specialist consultancy report released on Thursday. The provision of housing units in Bucharest City and the environs is expected to reach a record high in 2016, at 13,000, up 20 percent from 2015. The largest ...

Residential building permits decline 0.3pct ten months into 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Building permits for residential construction woks in Romania declined 0.3 percent in the first ten months of 2016, y-o-y, to 33,462, according to data released on Monday by the National Statistics Institute (INS). "January 1 — October 31, 2016, 33,462 building permits were issued for residential construction works, down 0.3 percent compared to January 1 — October 31, 2015, as reflected in the development regions : Sud-Est (-562 permits), ...

Infrastructure: Constanta Port, a pilot projects to link Europe to Asia, with a ferry-boat line from Georgia to Romania

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Romania's Constanta Port can draw in tens of millions of euros from the European Commission for the implementation, starting in 2017, of pilot projects to link Europe to Asia, with a ferry-boat line from Georgia to Romania, Brian Simpson, coordinator of the Motorways of the Sea programme, an integrant part of the TEN-T Connecting Europe port transport infrastructure programme. He told a news conference at the main offices of the Romanian National Maritime ...

UBER: the service is 100 percent digital and fiscalised

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Uber service representatives say they are open to collaborate with the authorities in Romania to develop some digital means simplifying the declaration of revenues for the persons conducting independent activities and maintain that the service is 100 percent digital and fiscalised. Uber comes with these clarifications following the information supplied by the Confederation of Authorised Operators and Hauliers from Romania (COTAR), according to which the National ...

Tourism: Cooperation Protocol between the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Business Environment Relations and the French Institute in Romania

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Two objectives found in the Cooperation Protocol between the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Business Environment Relations and the French Institute in Romania address the development of tourism and linguistic competencies for the personnel in the tourism sector or will work in ...

Maramures launches tourist app in English

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


The local authorities have launched a new app called Visit Maramures, which aims to help tourists get around the beautiful Maramures region in northern Romania, and promote the area to other tourists. Visit Maramures is an interactive app available in both Romanian and English. The app indicates the user’s position and guides him through the routing function. Those who use the new application can also call or send ...

Cars: APIA: Electric and hybrid cars sold in Romania continued to grow in the first 10 months of 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The number of electric and hybrid cars sold in Romania continued to grow in the first 10 months of the year, reaching 834 units, more than double compared to the same period of 2015, shows data of the Association of Automotive Manufacturers and Importers (APIA ) ...

Healthcare: Romanian Clinics Probe Prompts Organ Trade Row

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

An investigation by the Ministry of Health, which found that Romanian transplant clinics were not equipped for such surgeries, has triggered a row about organ-trading, balkaninsight.com informs. A Romanian Ministry of Health investigation that revealed that four transplant clinics did not have adequate equipment for such surgery - and that the country’s only lung transplant centre got its ...

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