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PM Dancila: Eurostat and INS announced we have second highest economic growth in the EU in Q1

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Wednesday has stated that investments play an essential role in the development of a country through the benefits generated on the labour market and through the facilities they bring in the areas where they are made, while adding that Eurostat and the National Institute of Statistics (INS) have recently announced Romania has the second highest economic growth i

Natural growth rate in Romania continues to be negative in April 2019

The natural growth rate in Romania continued to be negative in April, 2019, to - 8,560 persons, as against -6,595 persons in the same month of 2018, according to data released on Monday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS). The number of live births was lower by 2,282, and the number of deaths by 317.

PM Dancila - IMF delegation meeting

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila had a meeting at the Victoria Governmental Palace on Thursday with the IMF expert delegation, headed by International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission chief for Romania and Bulgaria Jaewoo Lee, which is currently paying the annual visit for the evaluation of the macroeconomic situation, a procedure of periodical consultation with the national authorities.

FinMin Teodorovici: Romania at top level in Europe in terms of 2019 economic growth

Minister of Public Finance Eugen Teodorovici said on Wednesday that Romania is at "top level" in Europe in terms of economic growth and does not know on what data President Klaus Iohannis relies when he says that our country goes in the wrong direction from an economic point of view. "I do not know what other evidence should be brought for the president and other analysts to be convinced.

PM Dancila: Romania's economy, on upward trend and to continue to grow at a high pace

Romania's economy is on an upward trend and will continue to grow at a high pace, according to the first results published by the National Institute of Statistics regarding the economic activity in March and the first quarter of this year, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Tuesday.

Demographic ageing gains further ground in 2018, in Romania

Demographic ageing gained further ground last year, as the elderly population aged 65 and above exceeded by 434,000 the number of the young aged 0 - 14, the National Institute of Statistics (INS) said in a release published on Thursday. On January 1, 2019, more than 3.674 million people were in the elderly age bracket, while the young population was 3.240 million strong.

Unemployment rate down to 4.2 per cent in 2018

Unemployment rate fell from 4.9 per cent in 2017 down to 4.2 per cent last year, mostly affecting graduates of lower and medium education, in the case of whom the unemployment rate accounted for 5.8 per cent and 4.3 per cent respectively, according to the data the National Institute of Statistics (INS) released on Thursday. The unemployment rate for higher education graduates was 2.1 per cent.

Official statistics: 12,374 babies born this February, natural population growth negative

There were 12,374 babies born this February, 4,595 fewer than in January 2019, the National Institute of Statistics (INS) said in a Tuesday release. The number of deaths recorded this February was 22,110, by 4,726 less than in January 2019, but Romania's natural population growth stays in the negative, as the number of deaths was by 9,736 higher than live births.