Romania's 2019 real estate investments top the 1-billion euro line (survey)

Romania's real estate investments went past the 1-billion euro line in 2019, standing 7 percent higher than in 2018, shows data of the research department of the real estate consulting company CBRE Romania. Last year's roughly 1.06 billion euro worth of investments mark a five-year high on the Romanian real estate market.

Slovenia 13th in Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index

Slovenia scored 53.8 points, and fared best in terms of governance efficiency, trailing only Ireland and the Czech Republic.

Governance efficiency measures the results of core state areas and investments - infrastructure, market and employment structure, and the provision of a framework for sustained and sustainable wealth generation.

Premier-designate Orban, CCIR president discuss business milieu's expectations of future government

Premier-designate Ludovic Orban met on Thursday with the president of the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIR), Mihai Daraban, with the two looking at the economic situation and discussing the business milieu's expectations of the future government.

Number of newly-established companies running on foreign capital down 2.64 pct in 2018; share capital up 18.2pct

The number of newly-established companies running on foreign capital decreased by 2.64 per cent in 2018 against 2017, to 5,683 units, according to data centralized by the National Trade Register Office (ONRC).

The 5,683 newly-established companies had a share capital worth a total of 47.559 million US dollars, up 18.2 per cent against 2017.

Man arrested in central Athens over ancient artifact

A 51-year-old man was arrested in central Monastiraki Square in Athens on Saturday for the illegal possession of an almost intact column capital. His arrest took place after police received a tipoff.

The Ionic-style capital, which was found and confiscated after officers searched his home, is dated to either the Classical or Hellenistic age.

Some 7,000 Bucharest-based companies awarded by CCIB, AGERPRES gets prize for professionalism in business coverage

At the 25th edition of the Top Companies event on Wednesday, the Bucharest Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIB) presented its awards to 6,922 Bucharest-based companies and some special prizes, with the AGERPRES Romanian National News Agency receiving an excellence trophy for objectivity and professionalism in covering economic phenomenon.

BVB's Anghel: There is fiscal discrimination between financing through banking loan and bonds issue

Romanian companies must be encouraged to acquire competitors from other countries, for right now there is a fiscal discrimination between financing through banking loan and new bonds issues, says Lucian Anghel, head of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB).

In terms of investment, Slovenes as a nation with its own language and a history of more than 1200 years can be proud and can be compared to larger nations

Because of its size and history within Yugoslavia, Slovenia has certain peculiarities that reflect in the summarising of the Western Balkans business culture, as well as in the strong involvement in the international business environment.

World Bank estimates Turkey's growth to accelerate to 4.2 percent in 2015 despite uncertainties

The World Bank has said despite election uncertainty, Turkey's economy posted strong growth in the third quarter of 2015, and with the much stronger outcome, growth in Turkey is estimated to have accelerated to 4.2 percent in 2015 as a whole, in its regular economic brief.