Romania News

Romania News – Thursday 15/09/2022


-Energy Minister Virgil Popescu told a briefing at the end of the government sitting on Wednesday that the filling rate of natural gas deposits has reached the level of 79% and by the end of the week it will exceed the threshold of 80%.

-The Minister of National Defense, Vasile Dincu, on an official visit to Tel Aviv, had a meeting with his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Gantz, on Wednesday, where the two officials addressed topical issues on the current security agenda in the Middle East and the Black Sea region.

-The Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Marcel Ciolacu, is to participate, on September 27, in Tokyo, in the State Funeral organized in honour of the late former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.


-The volume of turnover of the trade in motor vehicles and motorcycles increased, on a gross basis, by 3.2% in the first seven months of 2022 y-o-y, and the volume of turnover from services of the market provided to the population rose by 33.1%, National Institute of Statistics (INS) data showed.

-Banca Transilvania, the largest lender in Romania by assets, has called shareholders for October 18, 2022 to vote on an issuance program of corporate bonds denominated in euros and/or lei and/or foreign currency, as the case may be, under market conditions in terms of interest rate, with a maturity of no more than 10 years and a frequency of annual or semi-annual coupon.


-Romanian companies can come to Cyprus to open a base for expanding their businesses throughout the region, stated, on Wednesday, in Bucharest, the island’s Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digitalization, Kyriakos Kokkinos.

-Romania’s cinema market has started the recovery from the declines faced during the pandemic but is still far from the figures recorded between 2016 and 2019, according to C&W Echinox.


-Romania ranks 34th globally by overall digital wellbeing, according to Surfshark’s Digital Quality of Life Index 2022. The country’s ranking has not changed since last year’s edition.