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Trade: Romania's per capita consumption of bread and bakery products at 88.57 kg in 2021

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Bread and bakery products were part of the basic food basket in 2021, with an average monthly per capita consumption of 7.38 kg, compared to 7.60 kg in the previous year; this stands for an annual consumption of 88.57 kg per capita (91.19 kg per capita in 2020), shows data centralized by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).According to statistics, Romania's consumption of meat and meat products was relatively lower compared to the standards in developed ...

Agriculture: Romania, second largest wheat exporter in EU

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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EU wheat exports in 2021-2022 season that ended on June 30, went up by 6.8% to 27.47 million tons from 25.71 million tons in 2020/2021 season, according to data released by the European Commission, Reuters informs. EC figures show that France was the largest wheat exporter in EU with 8.276 million tons exported in 2021/2022, followed by Romania with 6.388 million tons.   EC data also show that EU corn ...

Romsilva increases state forest surface by approximately 34,000 hectares

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

The surface of state forests that hold the forest management certification at an international standard increased by 33,766 hectares, after the forests administrated by the Forestry Office of Alesd, Marghita and Sudrigiu, within the Bihor Forestry Department were included in the forest management certification process.According to the quoted source, the total surface of state forests managed by the National Forest Administration-ROMSILVA that hold the forest ...

Milk production goes down in 2021 YOY, wool and egg production goes up

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

  The production of milk decreased in 2021, as opposed to 2021, by 1.77%, and wool and egg production increased by 0.7% and 9%, respectively, respectively, according to the data published by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) on Thursday.According to the INS, cow milk production (including for the consumption of calves) was 39.131 million HL in 2021, which was 584,000 HL (-1.5%) below the level of the previous year. Increases were ...

Healtcare: Poll: 20pct of Romanians say have cardiovascular diseases, 18pct rheumatological; 86pct interested in prevention

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

More than 52pct of Romanians say they do not know themselves to have any health problems, while 20.6pct say they have cardiovascular diseases, and 17.9pct face rheumatological problems, according to an opinion poll conducted by INSCOP Research at the request of the Strategic Thinking Group think tank.Asked about their current state of health, 52.2pct of the Romanians say they do not know themselves to have any health problems. 20.6pct say they have ...

Real Estate: Colliers: The building materials and utilities price increase, together with the measures for aligning to ESG requirements

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

In a volatile context generated by rising building material and utility prices, increasing inflation, as well as the border conflict and the effects of the pandemic, the local real estate market could still see an increase in the listing value of commercial real estate properties such as shopping malls, office buildings and logistics centers in the short to medium term, according to Colliers consultants.   Investor ...

Telecom. IT: Romania delays 5G auction due to lack of legislation

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Romania cannot launch procedures to auction off the 5G frequencies until the Communications Code gets the green light, Digital Minister Sebastian Burduja has said, quoted by euractiv.com.   The auction for the 5G spectrum represents one of the targets that needs to be completed by 30 June, according to the country’s recovery and resilience plan. But Burduja said ...

Trade: Romania accounts for almost half of online sales in Eastern Europe

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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 The value of European e-commerce amounted to 718 billion euros in 2021, and Romania registers almost half of the online sales in Eastern Europe, the Romanian Association of Online Stores informs in a release.With a 13% increase in Europe in 2021, to 718 billion euros, e-commerce has shown that it has become more firmly anchored in the economy and society, after during the COVID-19 pandemic it was for many people the main source of supply, the 2022 ...

10% decrease of the Romanian beer market, in the first four months of the year

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The Romanian beer market decreased by 10% in the first 4 months of 2022 compared to the same period of the previous year.   “In Romania, same as in other European countries, the economic context is very difficult, being still marked by the effects of the health crisis generated by Covid-19, the war in Ukraine, but also by the accelerated rise in inflation, raw material prices, energy, gas and ...

Tourism : New sights and monuments were added to the 12 tourist-cultural routes financed by PNRR

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

New sights and monuments were added to the 12 tourist-cultural routes financed by the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), shows a press release of the ministry of investments and European projects (MIPE) which launched a new call for projects in the programme Investment 1 – promotion of the 12 tourist-cultural routes, part 11 – Tourism and culture.   Following the second public call ...

Arrivals in tourist accommodation units up by 40.9 pct in May

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Arrivals in tourist accommodation units increased by 40.9% in May compared to the same period last year, while the number of overnight stays was 36% higher, according to data published on Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).Thus, arrivals in tourist accommodation establishments in May 2022 totaled 858,300, with Romanian tourists accounting for 83.5%, and foreign tourists for 16.5% thereof.Overnight stays registered in tourist ...

Tourism in Romania should focus on German, Austrian seniors

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The summer holiday season in Romania can be extended only with the help of foreign tourists, especially seniors from Germany and Austria, who come year-round, unlike Romanians, who prefer July and August, says Dragos Anastasiu, vice-president of the Alliance for Tourism (APT), an organization reuniting associations involved in ...

Rasinari, Biertan, Ciocanesti - Romania's proposals for world phase of

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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The villages of Rasinari (Sibiu County), Biertan (Sibiu County) and Ciocanesti (Suceava County) obtained the highest scores in the national phase of the "Best Tourism Villages" competition, launched by the World Tourism Organization, informs the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Tourism (MAT)."Our villages are true ambassadors of Romanian tourism! This year, Rasinari, Biertan and Ciocanesti, thanks to such tools of international promotion, have a new ...

Infrastructure: Cluj-based Avram Iancu Airport reaches one million passengers since the beginning of the year

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The "Avram Iancu" International Airport in Cluj-Napoca marked on last Tuesday reaching the threshold of one million passengers since the beginning of the current year, three months earlier than in the previous year."Avram Iancu Cluj International Airport celebrated today, for the 11th time in its history, the passenger with the number 1,000,000 registered in 2022, three months earlier compared to 2021. Reaching the first million passengers registered in the ...

Cars: ACAROM: Romanian automotive industry turnover drops 4 billion euro last year, from 2019

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The automotive industry was strongly affected last year, when it obtained a turnover by 4 billion euros lower as compared to 2019, said Adrian Sandu, secretary general of the Romanian Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACAROM).He took part in a conference titled "Securing supply chains with semiconductors and rare metals at the level of the European Union. How can Romania capitalize on this context?", organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of ...

Infrastructure : Air freight grew by 41,8% in the first quarter of 2022

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Air freight transport (including mail) increased in the first quarter of this year by 41,8% compared to the same period last year, from 8.966 tons to 12.711 tons, according to data centralized by the national Institute of Statistics. The largest shares in terms of freight transport were registered at Henri Coanda-Bucharest airports, with 3.700 tons of loaded goods and 5.100 tons of unloaded goods, Traian Vuia-Timisoara, with 800 tons of loaded ...

In Romania there are 17,694 railway bridges, tunnels and viaducts, 765 being included in programmes for modernization or repairs

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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The officials of the Ministry of Transport and infrastructure have said, at the request of News.ro, that 17.694 bridges, bridges, tunnels and railway viaducts are in operation on the railway network. Of these, 765 are included in modernization or repair programs with non-reimbursable funds or from the state budget.   744 are modernized/repaired with non-refundable funds and out these 174 are finalized, 341 are in progress ...

Romania, Serbia seal agreement over Timisoara-Belgrade motorway

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The minister of transport Sorin Grindeanu announced on June 23 that Romania and Serbia had signed the agreement to establish the connection of the Timisoara-Moravi?a motorway with the Belgrade-Vatin high-speed road. According to the minister, the Timi?oara-Moravi?a motorway (A9) will have a length of over 73 km, and its construction will be financed from European ...

Tourism : Survey:Occupancy rate at 80-plus pct for just 16 pct of Romanain hotels

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Just 16 percent of hotel owners report having an occupancy rate higher than 80 percent, which indicates that there is a variety of accommodation options to choose from for travelers in Romania, found a survey by online booking platform Travelminit.ro.Despite the rate increase rise announced for this season, tourists are travel-eager and keen to enjoy a summer sojourn. According to the Travelminit.ro survey, 48.3 percent of the responders have already booked ...

Six Romanian localities compete for Best Tourism Villages contest organised by UNWTO

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Six localities in Romania have registered in the competition Best Tourism Villages, an initiative of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), dedicated to the recognition of villages that are remarkable examples of rural tourist destinations, informs the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Tourism (MAT), in a press release sent on last Wednesday.Ciocanesti (northeastern Suceava county), Costesti (southern Valcea county), Eibenthal (southwestern ...

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