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Romania, 931 kilometers of motorway at end of 2021, meaning 5.3% of national road length

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

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Romania had 931 kilometers of motorway at the end of last year, representing 5.3% of the length of national roads, according to a press release sent by the National Institute of Statistics (INS)."Of the length of national roads, 6,197 km (35.4%) were European roads, 931 km (5.3%) were motorways, and from the standpoint of number of lanes, 1,978 km (11.3%) were roads with 4 lanes, 297 km (1.7%) roads with 3 lanes and 36 km (0.2%) roads with 6 lanes. The length of ...

Navigation on Bega between Romania and Serbia can be resumed after reopening Sanmihaiu Roman lock

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The lock at Sanmihaiu Roman has officially become operational again on Friday, after it was repaired during a crossborder project with Serbia, so that, after more than half a century since navigation was suspended on Bega river between Romania and the neighboring country, the channel can now be navigated between the two countries.During the project, rehabilitation works of the river lock were performed, as well as for the sluice, which was built over 100 years ...

Telecom. IT: Ericsson has obtained the CSAT approval for 5G

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Swedish manufacturer of telecom equipment Ericsson has obtained the approval from Romania's Security Council (CSAT) to provide equipment and software to be used in the IT infrastructures of national interest, as well as in the 5G networks.   The opinion was given to Ericsson Telecommunications Romania, Ericsson Antenna Technology Romania, Ericsson Estonia and Ericsson ...

Tourism: Camping.info: The campsites of Romania have among the lowest prices for accommodation in Europe

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The campsites of Romanian have among the lowest prices for accommodation in Europe, and the campsite Cheile Rasnoavei is the most popular, says camping.info, specialized site in information and booking for camping services where over 23,000 such places are presented, inclusive 93 from Romania.   According to camping.info, besides the campsite Valea Rasnoavei, there are other popular campsites such as Campsite Route, ...

Real Estate: Inflation and Ukraine crisis driving real estate prices up by double digits in 2022

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The Romanian residential sector saw a 16 percent increase in the average price per square metre in 2021, and the trend appears to have continued since the beginning of 2022. Last year, price hikes were supported by the high demand for apartments and houses, but now they seem to be a consequence of the rising cost of construction materials.   Prices for construction materials rose by about 50 percent last year, leading to a ...

Trade: Reveal Marketing Research : No meal without bread: Romanians are still big consumers of bakery products

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

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More than half of Romanians that live in rural areas consume bread daily compared to only a quarter of those in urban areas; Around the Easter holidays, half of the Romanians declare that they will prepare the cozonac – a traditional romanian holiday desert – at home, and half will buy ...

Romania's food retail turnover seen topping 142 bln RON in 2021 

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The domestic food retail turnover could exceed 142 billion RON in 2021 amid the advance of consumption, but also of heightened inflationary pressure, shows a KeysFin survey."Food retail turnover increased by almost 10 percent compared to 2019 and was 97 percent above the figure of 2011, hitting the almost 130 billion RON estimated for 2020. For 2021, KeysFin analysts estimate that the threshold of 142 billion RON will be exceeded against the background of the ...

Cars: Automobile market in Romania had highest increase in Q1

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Car registrations in Europe dropped in March for the ninth month on a row, but Romania is among few markets recording increases of registrations compared to March 2021, according to data published by the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA).   According to the source, 1.127 million automobiles were registered in March 2022 in EU, Great Britain and EFTA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and ...

Dacia reports 10,000,000th vehicle made since inception

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

An urban gray Duster SL Extreme vehicle on last Wednesday became the 10 millionth vehicle produced under the Dacia brand, according to the carmaker.The anniversary vehicle has left the general assembly line of the Mioveni Vehicle Plant to join the Dacia collection of historical models.The first Dacia vehicle manufactured at the Mioveni Plant dates back to August 20, 1968, and, as a result of co-operation with Renault that began in 1966, production ...

Real Estate: Report: The largest number of homes under construction in Bucharest in history

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Over 27,000 homes are under construction at this moment in Bucharest and its surrounding according to a report released by real estate consultant SVN Romania. This is the largest number of dwellings under construction in the region in the modern history of the local residential market.   Of the homes under construction, approximately 21,000 dwellings could be delivered in ...

Telecom. IT : ANCOM : We hope to organise the bid for 5G in September - October

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

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The National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) hopes to organize the bid for 5G in September – October, stated Vlad Stoica, chairman of the institution, during the Cybersecurity Forum, organized by Financial Intelligence.‘As you know, we are having discussion for the organisation of the 5G bid. We hope to have it in September – October. We ...

Romania's economy digital component is over 20 pct of GDP

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

The digital economy is an important component in Romania's economy, being estimated at over 20 pct of the Gross Domestic Product, Oleg Roibu, vice-president of the Romanian Association of Online Stores (ARMO), said on Wednesday at a specialized conference."We are convinced that the digital economy and the role that the digital transition will have in the accelerated development of Romania represent extremely complex themes that require a constant dialogue ...

Agriculture: The minimum gross basic salary in the agricultural field will be at least 3.000 lei per month

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

The plenum of the Chamber of Deputies adopted, last week, with 269 votes “in favor”, 10 “against” and six abstentions, the draft law assumed by the ruling coalition, which stipulates that the minimum gross salary in the agricultural field is at least 3.000 lei per month. The bill is part of the package of measures “support for Romania” presented by coalition leaders on Monday and goes for ...

USDA expects Romania's corn output 12% above long-term average

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Romania's corn production is estimated at 13.7 mln tonnes for the marketing year 2021/22, up 0.3 mln or 2% compared to the previous forecast issued last month and 27% above the poor crop in the previous marketing year, when farmers harvested only 8 million tonnes, according to the latest forecast from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) quoted ...

Agri Ministry will back table grape industry with 3 mln euro

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Romania will allocate a total of 15 million lei ($3.3 million/3 million euro) in subsidies to stimulate the production of table grapes by self-employed farmers and farming enterprises, the Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday.   To be eligible, farms must have an area of at least 1,000 sq m and up to 10 hectares cultivated with table grape varieties, and must yield at least 6,000 kg of table grapes per ...

The grain exports hit records in farming year 2021-2022

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

The record cereal crops harvested last year resulted in robust exports, as shown by the official data for the period July 2021 - January 2022 reviewed ...

Infrastructure: Gov't to invest 200 million lei in Constanta Port railway transport infrastructure

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

The government approves 200 million lei in investment to make operational the railway transport infrastructure of the Constanta Port, according to Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca."We have discussed the measures we have taken so that the port of Constanta can increase everything related to its operating infrastructure. In that infrastructure, the railway component plays a very important role. We have identified the necessary funds and, thus, under today's ...

Blue Air company opens new base in Iasi, operating flights towards 11 new destinations

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

 The representatives of Blue Air operator have announced on Wednesday that they are opening up a a new base at northeastern Iasi International Airport, the fourth in Romania, placing two aircraft and operating flights towards 11 new destinations.The number of routes operated by Blue Air, the largest ultra low-cost airline in Romania, will reach 13.According to the company representatives, the new base in Iasi will carry out 46 flights per ...

Commissioner Valean: Integrated approach for infrastructure needs, mobility and logistics in Bucharest, absolutely neccesary

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

  Bucharest needs to raise its comfort and prosperity level to match that of other European capitals, and on the transport side, an integrated approach of infrastructure, mobility and logistics needs is absolutely necessary, the European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Valean, declared on last Friday."Infrastructure, not only transport, in general, but looking towards matters tied to transportation, an integrated approach, of both ...

Maramures International Airport wants to finance construction of new passenger terminal through POIM

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

The Maramures International Airport has submitted, at the beginning of this month, a financing request (through POIM) for the construction of a new passenger terminal, the estimated value of the project being 138.12 million RON, the Minister of Transport, Sorin Grindenau, announced."An example of good practice at the Maramures County Council! Regardless of political color, it is important to support the projects that develop local communities! The Maramures ...

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