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Beer market, stable in 2020, growth by 0.5 pct in volume, to 16.75 million hectoliters (report)

The beer market remained stable in 2020, registering an increase of 0.5% in volume, to 16.75 million hectoliters, according to the annual report of the Romanian Brewers Association. The share of the HORECA sector in beer sales has halved, from 15% in 2019 to 8% in 2020. "2020 was a year with many challenges for society and for the beer market in Romania.

Auto exports up by 40 percent in March

The automotive sector leading Turkish exports for 15 years has posted the second-highest March figures this year, according to data released by an industrial group.

Automotive exports increased by 40 percent to $2.9 billion in March, the Automotive Industry Exporters Association (OİB) data showed.

Romania's women's sabre team wins bronze medal at 2021 Junior World Fencing Championships

Romania's women's sabre team won the bronze medals on Monday at the 2021 Junior and Cadet World Fencing Championships in Cairo, after beating Turkey 45-40 in the match for third place. The team coached by Cosmin Hancianu and composed of Ilinca Pantis, Felicia Iacob, Mihaela Chitu and Maria Matei led most of the time, with Turkey only being once in the lead (20-18).

New SARS-CoV-2 stem presenting E48K mutation identified in Romania

The new coronavirus version, presenting both the characteristics of the British strain B1.1.7 and the E484K mutation, which according to some studies can reduce the effectiveness of vaccines against the virus, has been identified in Romania, based on sequencing performed at the "Stefan cel Mare" University of Suceava (USV), shows a press release sent to AGERPRES, on Monday, by the spokesperson

MediaSind, UB's Journalism, Communication Sciences Department team up to support hiring students, graduates

The Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences (FJSC) with the University of Bucharest and the (SRJ) MediaSind trade union of Romanian journalists signed on Monday a partnership under a project called "From Student to Entrepreneur." The project aims to provide FJSC bachelor's and master's degree students of the opportunity to learn about the demands of the labour market, an increased abil

Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 120 to 24,190

Another 120 Romanians, 64 men and 52 women, infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, according to data released on Monday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force.

Citu: 5 million people to be vaccinated by end of May, in most pessimistic scenario

Prime Minister Florin Citu, declared on Monday that Romania will have the necessary vaccine doses so that, by the end of May, in the most pessimistic scenario, 5 million people will be vaccinated against COVID, and launched a call to the politicians and the representatives of the church to get involved in accelerating the vaccination campaign.

eMag invests over 1.5 million Euro in refurbishing head office

Online retailer eMag will invest over 1.5 million Euro for refurbishing its head office into a collaborative space, given that 3,000 employees expressed their intention that in the following period they wish to work in a hybrid system, according to a press release sent by the company to AGERPRES, on Monday.

Marco Sovar grabs gold medal at Cairo's Junior Fencing World Championships

Romanian athlete Marco Sovar won the gold medal in the men's sword event on Sunday at the Junior Fencing World Championships in Cairo, after defeating in the finals the South Korean Junseong Park, 15-13. The fencer legitimized at CS Dinamo was led 11-7, but managed to snap back and win, according to the website of the Romanian Fencing Federation.

Ciuca: Romania's acceptance as NATO member - a historical milestone that enshrined integration among Western democracies

Bucharest, April 4 /Agerpres/ - The North Atlantic Alliance, together with the European Union and the Strategic Partnership with the United States of America, ensures the strongest protection that Romania has benefited in its entire history, in the face of any threat to its national security, the Minister of Np[9ational Defence, Nicolae Ciuca said on Sunday.

CNCAV: 511,290 doses of Pfizer vaccine arrive in Romania on Monday

Bucharest, April 4 /Agerpres/ - A new batch of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine will arrive in Romania on Monday, and it will be delivered by air to the airports in Otopeni, Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara, the National Coordinating Committee for anti-COVID-19 Vaccination (CNCAV) reported. Transport to storage centers is provided by the producing company, including by land.

Citu: For Romania, NATO has been and continues to be main guarantor, fundamental pillar of defence

Bucharest, April 4 /Agerpres/ - NATO has been and continues to be for Romania the main guarantor and the fundamental pillar of defence, reads a message of the Prime Minister Florin Citu sent on the occasion of NATO Day in Romania. The head of the Government reminds in the message that Romania has traditionally celebrated NATO Day, for 17 years, on the first Sunday of April.