Debtors apply for new settlement plan in droves

More than 13,000 state debtors submitted an application to repay their dues in up to 120 installments within 24 hours of the launch of the online platform's operations. At the same time, according to data from the Independent Authority for Public Revenue, 100,000 taxpayers visited the platform on Taxisnet to find out the amount they will have to pay and the number of tranches.

BNR forecasts 4.2 pct inflation for end of year

The National Bank of Romania (BNR) upwardly revised to 4.2 percent the inflation estimate for the end of the year, forecasting a 3.3 percent inflation for 2020, BNR governor Mugur Isarescu told a press conference in which he presented the quarterly report on inflation. In February 2019, BNR estimated a 3-percent inflation rate for the end of the year and 3.1 percent for 2020.

Inflation For April is 0.5%

The consumer price index in April 2019 compared to March 2019 was 100.5%, i.e. the monthly inflation was 0.5%, reported the National Statistical Institute (NSI). 

The inflation rate since the beginning of the year (April 2019 compared to December 2018) has been 1.7% and the annual inflation in April 2019 compared to April 2018 was 3.7%.