Simona Klodnischi

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.

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.

Archbishop Irineu: Village is ageing, its dwellers are harrowed by poverty and loneliness

The Romanian village is ageing and its dwellers are harrowed by poverty and loneliness, says the Orthodox Archbishop of Alba Iulia, Irineu, in his Easter Pastoral Letter to the clergy, the monastic communities and the faithful of the Eparchy.

Pope Francis' mass in Sumuleu Ciuc draws pilgrims from Rwanda, Pakistan, Madagascar, Namibia, Reunion

Pilgrims from Rwanda, Pakistan, Madagascar, Namibia or Reunion have registered online to attend the Divine Liturgy Pope Francis will be celebrating in Sumuleu Ciuc on June 1, father Olah Zoltan from the Alba Iulia Roman Catholic Archdiocese announced on Wednesday.

Chamber of Deputies adopts bill amending Criminal Code

The Chamber of Deputies adopted on Wednesday by a vote of 180 to 81 and two abstentions the bill amending the Criminal Code in the version approved by the Senate. Representatives of the National Liberal Party and the Save Romania Union announced that they will once again challenge the bill at the Constitutional Court.

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.

NGOs caution real number of children left home by parents seeking work abroad is unknown

Figures about the number of children affected by the departure of their parents seeking work abroad differ from one ministry to another, and this aspect first needs to be clarified in order to find a solution, Alexandru Gulei, executive director of the Social Alternatives Association in Iasi told a debate organized by the ChildPact Coalition on Wednesday.

Romania's new automotive sales up 6.3 pct in Q1

Romania's new automotive sales were up 6.3 pct in Q1 2019 compared to the same period last year, standing at 38,253 units, the Association of Automotive Manufacturers and Importers (APIA) said in release on Tuesday. The market analysis shows that domestic sales are further mainly supported by legal entities that account for 72 pct of the total car purchases in the first three months of 2019.

On its 18th anniversary, Romanian Journalists Union launches MediaSind TV online platform

The Romanian Journalists Union launches on Friday, on its 18th anniversary, the MediaSind TV online platform, the union said in a release. "MediaSind TV, the new project to be launched today, will be an online communication platform for everyone in the big media family. MediaSind TV will be the instrument through which the voice of union members will be heard.

PM Dancila: Economic growth can also be seen in Romanians' pockets

Economic growth has also put more money in the Romanians' pockets, Premier Viorica Dancila said at the beginning of the government meeting, arguing that according to the official data, the net nominal average wage in February was by 17.9 percent higher compared to the same period last year. "Economic growth can also be seen in the Romanians' pockets.