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PwC: Digital transformation, ranks first in top of investment priorities of general managers in Romania

Wednesday, August 18, 2021


 The vast majority (85%) of general managers in Romania plan to increase investment in digital transformation in the next three years, according to the CEO Survey 2021 conducted by PwC Romania.Thus, the digital transformation climbs to the first place in the top of the domains for which the executives will allocate more funds.Asked about how they have changed their investment intentions as a result of the crisis caused by the pandemic, the ...

One third of Romanians would like to buy a home

Wednesday, August 18, 2021


A third of participants in a survey conducted by Reveal Marketing Research say they would like to buy a home, and most of them are looking to buy a house, informs a press release sent on Tuesday .After a period in which most young people spent more than 90% of their time at home, and the concept of Work From Home became a desideratum, Reveal Marketing Research conducted a study on the intention to purchase a home (house or apartment) among young people aged ...

Over 1,000 tonnes of illegally shipped waste, halted at Murfatlar

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The Coast Guard border police, in co-operation with customs workers and commissioners of the National Environmental Guard have found two barges loaded with over 1,000 tonnes of iron waste arriving in the port of Murfatlar via the Danube River that were to transit trough Romania from Bulgaria to Turkey in breach of legal provisions, according to a press statement released on Tuesday by the General Border Police Inspectorate (IGPF).A check of the two barges, ...

President Iohannis orders urgent involvement of Air Forces to evacuate Romanian citizens from Afganistan

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The president of Romania, Klaus Iohannis, ordered on Monday, August 16, 2021, the immediate involvement of the Romanian Air Forces to evacuate from the Kabul International Airport of Romanian citizens who are still on the Afghan state's territory, the Presidential Administration informs, in a press release.This decision was made at the proposal of the Romanian Prime Minister, Florin-Vasile Citu, given the accelerated deterioration of the security situation ...

Romania and over 60 states, joint statement on the situation in Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Romania and more than 60 states have issued a joint statement on the situation in Afghanistan, calling on Afghan and foreign nationals wishing to leave the country to be allowed to do so and calling on the current ruling forces to protect people’s lives and restore civil order, hotnews.ro informs.   The text was signed by Australia, Austria, the Bahamas, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, ...

Two magistrate associations urging immediate visas for life-threatened Afghan judges and prosecutors

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Two judiciary associations expressed solidarity and support for Afghan judges and prosecutors, calling on the Foreign Ministry to "immediately" issue electronic visas for all the Afghan magistrates "whose lives are in danger.""The Romanian Judges Forum and the Justice Initiative Association express their full solidarity and unconditional support for our fellow judges and prosecutors in Afghanistan, targeted by the newly installed political regime in that ...

Senate to convene in plenary session to consider pension rights of EU staff

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The Senate's Standing Bureau will convene today an extraordinary plenary session for information on the adoption by the government on August 11, on a parliamentary recess, of three emergency ordinances regarding the transfer of pension rights to the officials of the European Union, the equivalence of the function of social inspector and the hiring by competition of staff necessary for the implementation of the projects running on external loans taken out or guaranteed ...

BNR : private consumption is estimated to be the main factor for economic growth in 2021-2022

Tuesday, August 17, 2021


The economy will reach, probably, a considerably higher dynamics this year than the previously estimated one, mainly due to the evolution in Q1 and in 2022 the advance will be robust, say  the minutes of the monetary policy meeting of the Board of BNR of 6th August.Private consumption is estimated to be the main factor of economic growth of 2021-2022, the BNR leadership says, according to which a source of uncertainties is given by the capacity of certain ...

Romania to invest 400 million euros in digitalization projects in health system

Tuesday, August 17, 2021


Romania plans to invest 400 million euros in projects to digitize the health system, through funds from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), say representatives of Horvath, an international consulting company in management."This amount represents less than half of the budget allocated by Poland, another beneficiary of PNRR, which has planned investments of one billion euros in the digitalization of the health system. Romania has decided that, ...

BestJobs Analysis: Most recruitments in sales, finances and IT

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The best paid job of the week is in the domain of IT and covers a salary of 450 euro per day, which means that it could get to the sum of 9,000 euro per month, show the BestJobs data sent for the show ‘ Ora de profit.ro’ on Prima TV.   It is about a full time job, but temporary, for a company for IT consultancy in the UK which hires specialists and IT consultants for clients in the countries ...

Total volume of construction production advances 6.1pct in Romania in H1 2021

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

- In June 2021, the volume of construction works increased, as gross series, by 11.4% compared to the previous month and was up 2.0% as adjusted series according to the number of working days and to seasonality. - Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the volume of construction works rose, as gross series, by 10.1% and was up 11.1% as adjusted series according to the number of working days and to ...

Wholesale trade turnover, up by 16.6 pct, as unadjusted series in H1, 2021

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Wholesale trade turnover (except for trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles) increased, in nominal terms, both as unadjusted series and as workdays and seasonally adjusted series by 16.6 pct and 13.2 pct, respectively, in H1, 2021 as compared to the same period in 2020, announces the National Institute of Statistics (INS).Thus, turnover in wholesale trade (except for trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles) increased, in nominal terms, by 16.6 pct overall, ...

MAE: Romanian Embassy in Kabul is suspended

Monday, August 16, 2021


The alert level for Afghanistan has been reassessed and raised and Romanian citizens are urged to urgently leave this state's territory and to avoid any travel to Afghanistan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) informs on Friday in a press release.MAE also warns "that these security developments are associated with a major risk of terrorist attacks and armed confrontations".The Romanian Ministry brings to mind that the activity of the Romanian ...

President Iohannis, at the Romanian Navy Day

Monday, August 16, 2021


Romania has an active role in improving the security of the Euro-Atlantic space, a modern army means an army with well-trained naval forces, equipped with the latest generation tech and capable of responding successfully to any challenge, said, on Sunday, President Klaus Iohannis at the festivities for the Day of the Romanian Navy, event organized in the Constanta Military Harbour."Romania has an active role in improving the security of the Euro-Atlantic ...

DefMin Ciuca’s message to the Romanian Naval Forces, on Navy Day

Monday, August 16, 2021

 Minister of Defence, Nicolae Ciuca, sent a message to the Romanian Naval Forces, on Navy Day, emphasizing that they have a particularly important role in ensuring the security of the Black Sea region."At this anniversary hour, I send my appreciation to all those who tied their careers and destiny to this profession, bearing the flag and renown of Romania on the seas and oceans of the world. At the same time, my thoughts of appreciation go towards the ...

MApN: DefMin Ciuca, US Congress delegation discuss defence part of strategic partnership

Monday, August 16, 2021


 Romania's Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca on Friday welcomed a delegation of the US House of Representatives led by Adam Smith, chairman of the House Armed Forces Committee, according to a press statement released by the Romanian Defence Ministry (MApN).In his conversation, Ciuca reiterated the importance of the defence part in the strategic partnership between Romania and the US, both in terms of strategic dialogue and in terms of practical ...

Premier Florin Citu supports Dan Valceanu for the position of minister of public finances

Monday, August 16, 2021

The head of the Executive announced, on Saturday, in a press conference at the Victoria Government Palace, that he will request National Liberal Party (PNL) chair Ludovic Orban call the National Political Bureau for the future nomination at the Finance Ministry.   Dan Vilceanu was elected chairman of the PNL Gorj in July. At that moment, Citu said ‘ Dan has been my colleague and my friend, since I ...

Florin Citu does not take into consideration any resignation: we have a governing which we have to take to the end

Monday, August 16, 2021

Prime-minister Florin Citu stated on Saturday that he does not intend to resign for the fact that 21 years before he was sanctioned in the US for driving under the influence of alcohol.‘No, not for a moment. We have a governing that we have to take to the end. We have reforms which we started and which we have to finish. An event happened 21 years ago, which I regret, in the US, there are no implications for what we are doing today’ the premier ...

The draft for budget adjustment was published

Monday, August 16, 2021


The minister of public finances published the draft ordnance for the budget adjustment for 2021, which includes the increase of the income of the budget for state social insurances by over 29 million lei, as well as the income of the unemployment insurance budget with the sum of 496 million lei.   According to the Explanatory memorandum, the budget for state social insurance through the draft normative ...

The budget execution by ministries, for the first six months of the year

Monday, August 16, 2021

Prime Minister Florin Cî?u published, on Friday, the budget execution by ministries, for the first six months of the year. From the state budget, the Government spent 84% of the funds scheduled in the first half of 2021. “Champions” of execution are the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Labor, with 96%, and on the last place is the Ministry of Energy, with 28%. Budget execution by ...

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