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Prognosis Commission revises 2019 year-end inflation estimate upwards to 3.2 pct

The National Strategy and Prognosis Commission (CNSP) revised upwards to 3.2 pct its year-end inflation forecast for 2019, changing also its average exchange rate estimates upwards to 4.74 lei/euro, according to the CNSP Spring Outlook 2019 - 2022. Bieńkowska: We need fleet of European companies for climate-neutral economy

We must have a fleet of European companies, because they will be at the forefront of the transition to a neutral economy from the standpoint of climate impact, the European Commissioner for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Elzbieta Bieńkowska said on Friday. Today's discussion was very interesting.

Cartel ALFA: Swedish appliance producer Electrolux threatens to relocate production from Satu Mare to Poland

The Swedish owner of Electrolux Satu Mare threatens, through the voice of the workers who did not join the strike, to relocate its production to Poland, informs a release issued by president of the "Cartel ALFA" National Trade Union Confederation Bogdan Hossu on Friday. The reaction of the union leader comes after 100 non-striking employees sent an open letter to their striking fellows.

BNR's Vasilescu: Any index that sets interest rate takes inflation into account

Inflation has caused disruptions in public life, which has led to the exit of ROBOR (Romanian Interbank Offered Rate, ed. n.) from the game and the introduction of a new reference index for loans, but the National Bank of Romania (BNR) has no other role than that of mathematician of the system, Adrian Vasilescu, strategy strategist at BNR, told AGERPRES on Thursday.

Single number 1911 for reporting cyber security incidents, officially launched

The single number 1911, through which Romanian citizens, legal entities and public institutions will be able to report the cyber security incidents they have found, was officially launched on Thursday, the cost of the project being one million euro, covered by European funds through the Connecting Europe Facility program.

Stock Exchange president: We must bring all stakeholders interested in capital market development to same table

All the parties involved must sit down at the same table to hammer out a new national strategy for developing the capital market, president of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) Lucian Anghel told a specialist event on Monday.

Romania to cap prices of calls to EEA countries as from May 15

Fixed and mobile calls made from Romania to any country within the European Economic Area (the EU countries, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) will not exceed 0.19 euro (excluding VAT) per minute, or 0.06 euro for a text message starting May 15, 2019, Romania's National Communications Regulation and Administration Authority (ANCOM) reported on Monday.

Trade deficit, up 751mln euro in first two months, with imports - 10.1pct, exports - 4.8pct

The trade deficit increased by 751.1 million euro in the first two months of this year compared to the same period last year, with imports going up by 10.1pct and exports by 4.8pct, according to data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) on Tuesday.