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Telecom.IT : Romania, member of International Telecommunication Union Council

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Romania, alongside the Russian Federation, Poland, Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic, on Monday was welcomed into the International Telecommunications Union Council (ITU-Council) after 137 of the 179 member states attending the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 voted in its favour, a press statement released by the National Communications Administration and Regulatory Authority (ANCOM) informs."Romania has garnered the most of votes in the election for the ...

Real Estate: World Bank: Romania, among countries where families buy or rent the most costly homes

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Romania is among the EU countries where families feel the most costly overhead of renting or buying a home, a study by the World Bank shows quoted by http://business-review.eu. Unjustifiably high housing prices and high rents in large cities affect the employment prospects for young EU workers, say international institution experts. The Living and Leaving: Housing, Mobility and Welfare in the European Union report analyzes how ...

Companies have rented 73.500 sqm of office spaces in Bucharest in 3Q18

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The office market in Bucharest has reported a total volume of renting transactions of 73,500 sqm in the third quarter of 2018, with the new demand mounting to 20,400 sqm. According to Colliers International, most of the requests came from the professional services and IT&C sectors. „The total rented area, which also includes, besides the effective renting, renegotiated or extended contracts, has stood at about 73,500 sqm, up by 18% as ...

C&W Echinox: 90% of industrial and logistics stock is condensed in cities with highway access

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Romania’s industrial and logistics market is currently enjoying its best period in history, both in terms of supply and demand, with development being condensed in a number of large cities with access to at least one highway that facilitates the transport and distribution of goods in a shorter time and with lower costs to a larger number of customers, says the Romania Industrial & Logistics Market report by the Cushman & Wakefield Echinox real estate consultancy ...

Cars: Eurostat: Romania, last in the EU as number of cars per 1,000 inhabitants

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

In 2016, there were 258 million passenger cars on the EU’s roads, romaniajournal.ro informs. Car ownership rates were highest in Luxembourg (660 passenger cars per 1,000 inhabitants) followed by Italy, Malta and Finland (all above 600), while there were between 300 and 400 cars per 1,000 inhabitants in Slovakia, Croatia, Latvia and Hungary; Romania (280) was below this range, Eurostat informs. Newer cars tend to be less ...

Electric car registrations in Romania highest in EU, with a 382.5 pct yearly growth

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

In the first three quarters of 2018, Romania recorded the highest percentage increase of electric cars registrations in the EU, of 382.5 percent, from 97 units last year to 468 this year, according to the Romanian Automobile Manufacturers Association. The number of new passenger cars registered in the EU increased from 70,362 units in the first nine months of 2017 to 98,035 units (+39.3 percent) in January-September 2018. In ...

The new registrations of road vehicles in the third quarter of 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The new registrations of road vehicles for passenger transport increased by 0.3% in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the third quarter of 2017. In the same period, the new registrations of vehicles for goods transport rose by 11.5% compared to the third quarter of the previous year. The number of new passenger car registrations went up by 0.3 per cent in Q3 2018 as ...

Agriculture : Virgin forest area in Romania growing

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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The virgin and quasi-virgin area in Romania will grow by 19% reaching over 25,000 ha, according to data presented by the Ministry of Waters and Forests. This area has exceeded 21,000 ha,and 17,000 ha of forests that have not been included in the National Catalogue of virgin and quasi virgin forests in Romania, are part of UNESCO World Patrimony. The national catalogue had an area of 5,898.92 ha of virgin forests and 15,192.5 ha ...

OIV: Romania had wine production of 5.2 million hl in 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The world wine production significantly recovered in 2018, Romania having a 21% growth to 5.3 million hl, from 4.3 million hl in 2017, according to estimates of the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV). In 2013, Romania had a wine production of 5.113 million hl, after which the production did not exceed 3.7 million hl for the following three years. With a world production foreseen at 282 million hl., on the rise by ...

The agricultural production value – by macroregions, development regions and counties in 2017

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

In 2017, compared to 2016, the agricultural production index was 112.5% per total, 119.5% for crop production and 99.6% for animal production. Concerning the value of agricultural services, it was generally insignificant, contributing in 2017 with only 1.2% to the agricultural production value at national level. Agricultural output accounted for 78.494 billion lei last ...

The quantity of cow’s milk collected by processing units in September 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The quantity of cow’s milk collected by processing units from agricultural holdings and collection centres in September 2018 decreased by 9.9% compared to August 2018 and was up 5.7% from September 2017. The quantity of cow’s milk collected by processing units from agricultural holdings and collection centres in the 1.I-30.IX.2018 period rose by 7.8% compared to the 1.I-30.IX.2017 ...

Trade: Google: Romania accounts for 2.4 pct of global searches on Black Friday; search volum is growing

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Romania is ranked in the second half of the global ranking Black Friday 2017, with 2.4 pct of the total online searches and a jump of 21 per cent in the search volume on the same day, shows a study conducted by Google."When it comes to searches on Black Friday, Romania escapes the bottom of the ranking. Our country is positioned in the second half of the ranking, between Poland and Hungary, accounting to 2.4 per cent of the global searches. We are always looking ...

Romanians put up for sale over 1.8 million mobile phones annually

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Over 400,000 Romanians are selling their mobile phones on an annual basis, the main reason being to purchase another more performing device, reads a survey conducted by OLX. Therefore, 18 million mobile phones are put up for sale per year. The trend has bee strongly upward in the past years, with OLX forecasting a 30 percent increase on the mobile device category in 2018, a category that is the strongest on house appliance ...

Tourism : Seaside resort Saturn to be modernized using European funds

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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The Black Sea resort Saturn will be modernized with European money, after an investment of RON 20 million. According to the Mangalia City Hall, the pavements and roads will be rehabilitated, modern urban furniture will be installed, green spaces will be created and the public lighting network of the streets up for rehabilitation will be rebuilt. After the modernization, the Saturn resort will have ...

Statistics: Over 8,400 tourist structures with boarding facilities, end of July 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The number of tourist structures with lodgings was 8,449 units, at the end of July 2018, 544 more than the same period of 2017, according to the centralized data of the National Institute of Statistics (INS).Of which, 2,821 were boarding houses, 1,709 were agro-tourism guesthouses, 1,633 hotels, 695 tourist villas, 533 bungalows, 318 hostels, 231 tourist cabins and motels and 278 other types of tourist boarding structures. Larger increases were recorded as opposed ...

Overnight stays demand in Bucharest’s hotels posts the highest rise in the region from 2013 to 2017

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

CEE hotel markets continued to lead the Europe’s growth story in 2017, romaniajournal.ro informs. The majority of the hotel markets in this dynamic region achieved continued performance gains in 2017, as they had over the past three years, reads the CEE Hospitality Snapshot 2018 report, conducted by Cushman & Wakefield. According to the report, central cities including Warsaw, Prague and Budapest recorded double digit Revenue per Available ...

Infrastructure : Calin Popescu Tariceanu: Danube-Bucharest Canal project is huge mistake

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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Senate Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu (leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats – minor in the ruling coallition) recently declared that Danube-Bucharest Canal was a “huge mistake”, since it does not answer real needs from the economic point of view. Such an investment could be justified only for the traffic of goods. “The best approach for this project shows us the canal is not necessary because from the economic point ...

Complex aircraft maintenance hangar to be built at 546 Otopeni barracks

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Ministry of National Defence (MApN) and the association of companies Strabag SRL (leader) - Leviatan Design SRL signed on Wednesday a contract for the purchase of services and works for the construction of a new complex aircraft maintenance hangar at Cazarma 546 Otopeni.MApN said in a press statement on Thursday that the value of the project is 40.2 million lei and the deadline for completion is 30 months of the issuance of the work execution order. The ...

Analysis: Romania is 17th in the European top of countries with most delays or cancelations of flights

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Romania is 17th in the ranking of European countries where there were most delays or cancellations of flights in the first nine months of the year,the top being led by Germany,shows a new analysis published by AirHelp.According to the quoted data, in Germany, almost 29% of the flights of the airlines confronted with such situations on the airports in this country. The ranking is completed by the UK and Spain.At the level of the European Union,the ...

Commissioner Corina Cretu reiterates that A8 motorway can be made with EU funds

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

European Commissioner for Regional Poliy Corina Cretu has reiterated the EC’s availability to finance the feasibility study and construction of the Targu Mures-Iasi-Ungheni (A8) motorway or the so called „The Union Motorway”, after the the Chamber of Deputies plenary has approved on Wednesday ...

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