-Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca announced that the Government would launch a new agency dedicated to fostering foreign investments.
-Deputy Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure said on Thursday that Romania asked the European Commission to approve the use of that part of the funds earmarked for the 2012-2020 financial year that will remain unspent for transport infrastructure projects, until the end of 2023.
-Romanian Government’s spokesman, Dan Carbunaru, told a press conference held at the Victoria Palace on Thursday that Romania is ready to manage its need for gas and electricity supply.
-Romania’s economy could grow almost 4.5 times in the next 40 years, according to the representatives of the Foreign Investors Council (FIC) attending an event organized by the council.
-The number of real estate deals in Romania stood at 58,386 last month, 1,076 more than in July, National Agency for Cadastre and Land Registration of Romania data showed.
-Euro traded at 4.8707 RON on Thursday (Sept. 8). The exchange rates of the currencies are based on the quotations of the banking companies authorized to carry out operations on the currency market.
COMPANIES & MARKET
-The number of newly established companies running on foreign capital in Romania increased, in the January-July 2022 period, by 33% y-o-y to 4,129 units, National Trade Register Office (ONRC) data showed.
-Romania’s tax agency ANAF asked for the bankruptcy of Romanian cable producer Romcab in court.
-Hungary’s Wizz Air said it would bring five more aircraft to its Bucharest base starting October, raising the number of aircraft serving this base to 17. The low-cost airline will also increase its operational capacity in the Romanian cities of Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Bacau and Sibiu.