The National Institute of Statistics (INS) announced on Wednesday that it is canceling the publication of the June 17, 2020 press release regarding the tourist expenses of non-residents in Romania related to the first quarter due to the data collection problems during the restrictive measures imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban underscored on Friday, at the end of his visit to the Techtex factory in Targu Lapus, Maramures County, the importance of the fact that a Romanian company succeeds in a very short time in making surgical masks and FFP2 ones.
A number of 429,585 employment contracts have been registered as terminated since the declaration of the state of emergency (March 16) until Thursday, according to the figures centralized by the Labor Inspectorate and published by the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection.
The total assets managed by the seven mandatory pension funds amounted to 61.87 billion lei at the end of April 2020, up by 18.4% compared to April 2019 and by 192.46% more than the value registered five years ago, according to an analysis made by the financial information platform about investment funds in Romania - SmartFin.ro.
Approximately 38,200 people, Romanian and foreign citizens, with over 22,400 means of transport, of which 15,800 trucks, passed through the border checkpoints of the entire country in the last 24 hours.
The number of vacancies in the first quarter fell to 41,800, and 29% of them are in the public sector, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics (INS) released on Wednesday. Compared to the fourth quarter of last year, the number of job vacancies decreased by 5,300 while compared to the same quarter of 2019 the decline is 16,400.
Director Radu Ciorniciuc's debut documentary film, "Acasa, My Home", which tells the story of the family that lived for 20 years in the wilderness of the Vacaresti Delta (ed.n. - a natural delta in District 4 of Bucharest), until the place received protected area status, won the Grand Prize at DOK.fest Munich, according to a release sent to AGERPRES.
The Government approved on Monday the decision regarding the establishment of the state of alert, in accordance with the provisions of Law 55/2020. According to the draft decision, the state of alert is established throughout the country, starting with May 18, for a period of 30 days.
Romania recorded the most significant economic growth of the 27 EU member states in the first quarter of 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, according to the flash estimates published on Friday by the European Statistical Office ( Eurostat).
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban announced on Thursday that he will take over the leadership of the National Committee for Emergency Situations, to be seconded by three vice-presidents. He said the decision was made to strengthen the authority of the National Committee for Emergency Situations.