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Mental health: how many psychiatrists in the EU?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Mental health care is a specialised area of medicine. In 2015, the European Union (EU) had around 90 000 psychiatrists in total. The majority practised in Germany (18 200 psychiatrists, or 21% of the EU total), France (15 200 psychiatrists, 17%), the United Kingdom (11 800 psychiatrists, 14%) and Italy (10 800 psychiatrists, 12%). However, to be able to compare the shares by country, these absolute numbers need to be adjusted to the size of the ...

Trade: Study: Most Romanians living in towns prefer Romanian foodstuff

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Most Romanians from the urban area prefer foodstuff from Romania, but appreciate foreign trade marks for electronic and electric appliances, cars, phones and tablets, a study made by iSense Solutions shows. From a list of 14 categories of evaluated products, consumers choose those with Romanian origin when it comes to perishable food (fruit, vegetables, dairy products), food with long validity term (canned food, flour), sweets, snacks, clothes, ...

Agriculture : Romania’s imported agricultural products close to EUR 3.5 bln in H1

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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Romania’s imported agricultural products amounted close to EUR 3.5 billion in the first semester of the year, a growth by 17 percent compared with the similar period of 2016, while the exports amounted by 4.5 percent more than in the analyzed period, respectively EUR 2.432 billion, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development quoted by business-review.eu. “In the first semester of the year, the commercial deficit of ...

Tourism : The tourists’ overnight stays in the establishments of tourists’ reception increased by 3.8% in August 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, both the arrivals and the overnight stays in the establishments of tourists’ reception with functions of tourists’ accommodation increased by 7.8 % and by 3.8 %, respectively, in August 2017. Compared to August 2016, in August 2017, customs registered an increase in both the arrivals of foreign visitors of 19.6 % and in the departures abroad of ...

Over RON 2 billion, spent by foreign tourists in Romania in H1

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Those over 1,200,000 foreign tourists who visited Romania in the first half of this year spent RON 2.2 billion for accommodation and have left nearly RON 500 million in bars and restaurants. At the same time, they bought souvenirs of RON 128 million, digi24.ro informs quoted by romaniajournal.ro. Foreign tourists also visited the shops in Romania and bought clothes and shoes worth RON 100 million. So were the revenues after spending time in casinos and ...

Telecom.IT: Romanian comms market surges ahead

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Romania’s electronic communications market doubled in value between the years 2003-16, broadbandtvnews.com informs. According to data published by the regulator ANCOM, it was worth RON14.96 billion (€3.27 billion) in 2016, compared to RON7.38 billion in 2003, despite fluctuations in both the world’s and Romania’s economy. The report by ANCOM, entitled 360 degree ...

Romania registers the lowest percentage of steady Internet users în EU

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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Romania registers the lowest percentage of steady Internet users in the European Union, respectively 48 pct, while 39 pct of the overall population has never used the digital medium, show data of the European Commission (EC), recently quoted at the second edition of the regional conference on intellectual rights property, organised by the Romanian-American University in Bucharest. As regards the integration of digital technology in the daily operations of ...

Cars: Renault's Caracatzanis: Market for new vehicles now much lower than in 2007

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The market for new vehicles is now at a much lower level than ten years ago, whilst the market for used vehicles has increased a great deal, Dacia and Renault Romania Group's CEO Yves Caracatzanis said on Wednesday in southwestern Mioveni. "For Romania and for the Romanians it is very important to have a market for new vehicles and a car fleet as young as ...

Trade : In August 20171 , the retail turnover increased by 2.3% compared to the previous month 2016

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Compared to the previous month, in August 2017 the retail turnover volume (excluding the trade with motor vehicles and motorcycles) increased both as gross series by 7.4% and as adjusted series according to the number of working days and to seasonality by ...

Infrastructure : EU finances the Metro Line 5 in Bucharest

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The European Commission has Okayed on Tuesday the financing worth EUR 251.8 million from the Cohesion Fund to finance the extension of the Metro Line 5 in Bucharest, romaniajournal.ro informs. “Thanks to the European Union, Bucharest will have a modern metro networking. This will have a positive impact on the city’s air quality, on the local companies, tourism and of course, on the residents,” European Commissioner for ...

Infrastructure: CFR signs 8 million lei contract for feasibility study on Bucharest-Giurgiu section

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Romanian Railway Company (CFR) and Baicons Impex - Acciona Ingenieria Association signed a contract on the elaboration of the feasibility study for the modernization of Bucharest North-Jilava-Giurgiu North- Border railway, including Gradistea bridge, with a value of 7.95 million lei and an implementation in 18 months. According to a CFR press release, the feasibility study will be financed from foreign grants, through the Big Infrastructure ...

Switzerland pays for feasibility study for metro line in Bucharest

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Bucharest metro operator Metrorex signed yesterday a contract with the association of Metroul SA – Amberg Engineering AG for design and consultancy services related to the feasibility study for the construction of the Metro line 4 connecting Gara Progresu to Lac Straulesti, the Gara Progresul-Gara de Nord segment, romania-insider.com ...

Air Canada to operate direct flights from Bucharest to Montreal and Toronto starting June 2018

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Air Canada will start long-haul flights between Bucharest’s Henri Coanda airport and Montreal and Toronto from June 2018, according to representatives of The National Company of Airports Bucharest (CNAB) which struck a deal with the Canadian airline operator, business-review.eu reports. There will be four round trips four times a week on the routes Bucharest-Toronto and Bucharest-Montreal. The company will use the ...

Trade: Romanian beer market up by over 2 pct in the first seven months of the year

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Romanian Beer Association announces a growth by over 2 percent in volume of the beer market in the first seven months of the year, compared with the same period of 2016, business-review.eu informs. „The beer evolution during January-July was a positive one, but moderate. Currently, we consider that are met all the premises for the market to continue the evolution, but only the results at the year-end will confirm ...

Real Estate: Wizmo.ro and RE/MAX Grup de Lux Analysis: Almost 90% of Bucharest office spaces are for rent

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

According to an analysis developed by Wizmo.ro and sent to ACTMedia, the real estate platform dedicated to both residential and business sector, and RE / MAX Lux Group, one of RE/MAX Romania franchises, 88% of Bucharest office spaces are for rent. The situation is similar in Cluj, where only 30% of the buildings are for sale. ”At this moment, over 40,000 properties are published on Wizmo.ro, 1,050 of which are offices. In terms of their ...

Zacaria develops the first private industrial park in Craiova

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

 The construction works on the new business park in Craiova are ongoing and the first 10.000 sqm of industrial space will be delivered by the end of the year, the Romanian real estate developer Zacaria has announced în a statement sent to ACTMedia. Southern Industrial Park will cover an area of 43.000 sqm of class A industrial space, fully equipped for activities such as storage, logistics, cross-docking or ...

Cars: New car sales grew by 11.6% in first 8 months. Five times more second hand cars (APIA)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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New car sales grew by 11.6% in the first 8 months of the year, compared to the same period of 2016, automobiles recording an increase of 14.5%, according to statistic data of the Association of Automobile Producers and Importers (APIA), published on Wednesday. On the other hand, about 338,000 second hand cars were registered over January-August 2017, five times more than new cars. APIA representatives say that new car sales grew ...

Lancia and Chrysler in top of expensive automobile registrations in first 8 months

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

About 1,200 expensive new and second hand cars were registered in Romania in the first 8 months of 2017, most of them Lancia and Chrysler, while in the sports car category there were 16 Ferrari and seven Lamborghini cars, according to DRPCIV data. The rare automobile category includes 1,188 new and second hand units registered in the same period of time, most of them Lancia, with 577 units, on the rise 11 times compared to 2016, all of them second ...

Tourism: Balneary tourism grew by 18-20% this year

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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Balneary tourism recorded a 20% increase this year, while sea tourism grew by 10-12% compared to 2016, says Dragos Raducan, the executive vicepresident of FPTR. He pointed out that the good percentage obtained in the balneary area are owed both to the investments made and to the fact that many Romanians preferred to go to a balneary resort than the seaside. Dragos Raducan declared on Monday, at the end of a debate on the tourism bill, that the increase ...

Mastercard study: Bucharest is the European city with the highest growth of tourists’ number

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Bucharest is the European city with the highest growth of tourists who stay over night, outrunning cities such as Lisbon, Berlin or Amsterdam, according to the Mastercard Global Index of Urban Destinations quoted by business-review.eu. Bucharest attracted 10.4 percent more tourists in 2016 than 2009 and the preferred periods for travel are May-June and September-October. On the following positions in top cities with the ...

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