The mandatory private pension funds had assets worth 48.19 billion lei on 30 November 2018, up 23.51 percent from the level registered in the similar month of the previous year, according to the data of the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF).
The Cartel Alfa National Trade Union Confederation announced that it has demanded for an emergency mustering of the National Tripartite Council of Social Dialogue as a minimal condition with a view to cancel the open social conflicts that might trigger following the adoption of the OUG (Government Emergency Ordinance, ed.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Thursday contradicted in the joint plenary session of Parliament a series of accusations in the censure motion text, underscoring that the pension payment was not postponed, but done earlier.
Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Liviu Dragnea declared on Wednesday, in the context of the adoption of the Pension Law, that substantial increases are envisaged by 2022, in some cases by even 250 percent.
The eurozone finance ministers have formally approved the Greek budget for 2019, waving it through Monday's Eurogroup meeting.
With the government readying the amendment that cancels the pension cuts for 2019, attention now shifts to the particularly important second European Commission report on Greece in February, as that is directly linked to debt easing measures.
A number of 4,686,309 pensioners was recorded end-October in Romania, with the average monthly pension standing at 1,180 lei (rd 253 euro), 109 lei over the one recorded in the similar period of last year, according to data released by the Public Pensions National House (CNPP).
The state budget to be submitted in Parliament on Wednesday, after the government got the nod from Brussels, will be the first in three years that will not include a primary surplus overrun, as that has already been "spent" on preserving the level of "old" pensions - i.e. those issued before May 2016.