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Romania among least prepared countries to develop, retain and attract talent

News November 21, 2017 13:45 0 comments

Romania occupies the 61st position in a list ranking countries across the world according to their ability to develop, retain and attract talent. The ranking, made by IMD World Competitiveness Center in 2017, is topped…more »

A record 2.6 million foreign tourists traveled to Romania in 2017

News November 21, 2017 12:10 0 comments

Romania received in 2017 a record 2.6 million foreign tourists. Overall, 12 million foreign and Romanian tourists chose domestic destinations.  The Romanian tourist market increased by approximately 10 percent in 2017, according to data released…more »

DeviceHub launches Smart Metering Pro, a solution for smart meters management

News November 21, 2017 11:14 0 comments

DeviceHub, the IoT open source platform has launched Smart Metering Pro, the latest solution for smart meters. Scalable and fully automated, Smart Metering Pro is the most flexible solution for the infrastructure management of smart…more »

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URBB posts record production figure in 2017

News November 20, 2017 12:09 0 comments

United Romanian Breweries Bereprod (URBB) has posted a record production figure exceeding 2 million hectolitres for the period January-November 2017, representing a 10 percent increase year-on-year. During the period surveyed, the consolidated turnover of the…more »

Romanian children are most exposed risk of poverty, social exclusion in the EU

News November 20, 2017 11:25 0 comments

Romanian children are the most exposed to the risk of poverty and social exclusion in the EU, data released by Eurostat shows. Across the EU, the number dropped in the past five years. Almost half…more »

Decathlon opens in Romania first logistics centre in SEE

News November 16, 2017 17:36 0 comments

Decathlon opened today its first logistics centre in Southeastern Europe after an EUR 4 million investment. Located in Stefanestii de Jos, near Bucharest, it has a total area of ​​29,000 square meters and will supply…more »

Romanians abroad can access EUR 45,000 packages via newly-launched RO-WIN program

News November 16, 2017 16:56 0 comments

Educativa group, Reviro, Impact Hub Bucharest and Gea STrategy&Consulting have launched RO-WIN - Success in Romania, a program that gives Romanians living abroad access to funding packages of over EUR 45,000.  “Starting from our joint…more »

Opinion: SMEs can integrate digitalisation easier into their business model

News November 16, 2017 15:49 0 comments

Unlike large companies, small and medium enterprises have the advantage of integrating digitalization from the very start into their business model. The generation of young entrepreneurs has so much internalized the use of technology in…more »

Interview. Jonathan Lavender (KPMG Enterprise global chairman): How to stay ahead of innovation

IT November 16, 2017 15:28 0 comments BR Exclusive

Elected global chairman for KPMG Enterprise in May 2017,  Jonathan Lavender oversees a contingent of technology experts that look into the way current disruptors, such as automation, robotics, AI and IoT are shaping the business…more »

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes unexpected 24h-visit to Romania

News November 15, 2017 23:42 0 comments

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is currently making an unannounced 24h visit to Romania, Digi24 reported on Wednesday evening. The US diplomat is returning from Asia, where he made a series of state visits. …more »

CVM report a warning sign for the governing coalition, Iohannis says

News November 15, 2017 18:47 0 comments

According to Romanian president Klaus Iohannis, the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) report, released by the European Commission today, is a warning sign that the governing coalition should take into account. "If the actions of…more »

ROPEPCA announces new management team

News November 15, 2017 17:22 0 comments

The Romanian Petroleum Exploration and Production Companies Association (ROPEPCA) has announcde the appointment of a new management following the general elections that took place at the beginning of the month within the Association. For the…more »

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Survey: In 2017, 1 in 2 readers chose audiobooks and e-books

News November 15, 2017 16:52 0 comments

According to an online survey conducted by Editura ACT si Politon, in 2017 half of the readers polled chose audiobooks and e-books. The survey, conducted among 362.935 readers shows that online sales on the audiobook…more »

EC’s Timmermans on Romania’s CVM progress: I count on the Gov’t to avoid backtracking

News November 15, 2017 15:03 0 comments

The European Commission reported today on the progress made by Romania under the Co-operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM). While the EC acknowledges the steps taken by Romania towards meeting its commitments on judicial reform and…more »

After rocking Timisoara, TechFest wraps up in Cluj, moves to Iasi

News November 15, 2017 13:39 0 comments

The second edition of TechFest Cluj, which this year attracted over 600 participants, has closed its doors and moved shop to Iasi, where it is continuing throughout the week. The series was kicked off this…more »

Spanish insurer Atradius enters Romanian market by opening Bucharest office

News November 15, 2017 12:01 0 comments

Amsterdam-based trade credit insurance, surety and collections services company Atradius has entered the Romanian market. From its Romanian headquarters in Bucharest’s SkyTower, the commercial credit insurance company provides with commercial credit insurance its customers and…more »

Romanian PM Tudose: Romania has a sustainable economic growth backed by figures

News November 15, 2017 10:52 0 comments

According to a statement by Romanian PM Mihai Tudose, Romania’s economic growth is a sustainable one, and the figures reflect that. Namely, although the total number of full time employees is comparable to that in…more »

Impact launches Luxuria Domenii Residence, first green residential complex in Bucharest

News November 14, 2017 19:20 0 comments

Impact has Luxuria Domenii Residence, a residential project comprising 630 apartments that is currently awaiting its BREEAM certification.  The residential complex, developed on an 22,500 square meter land purchased by Impact for EUR 12.5 million,…more »

Ericsson to prepare RCS&RDS (Digi) network for 5G, IoT

News November 14, 2017 18:31 0 comments

Starting December 2017, Ericsson will modernise the RCS&RDS (Digi) network to prepare it for the arrival of the 5G and IoT services. The multi-annual contract marks the first collaboration between the two companies at a…more »

Mircea Cartarescu, Ana Blandiana to promote Romanian literature at Guadalajara book fair

News November 13, 2017 18:37 0 comments

Romanian writer Mircea Cartarescu and poet Ana Blandiana will promote Romanian literature at the International Book Fair in Guadalajara, Mexico, the most important event of its type in South America. The fair is held 25…more »