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Romania News – Thursday 21/07/2022


-The Senate adopted as a decision-making forum, a draft law for ratifying the accession Protocols for Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Treaty. 96 votes were “in favor” and one senator did not vote.

-Transport minister Sorin Grindeanu announced on Wednesday that the Government approved the substantiation note for the purchase of twelve hydrogen-powered trains.


-Romania imported, in January-May 2022, a quantity of usable natural gas of 930,500 tonnes of oil equivalent (toe), 14pct (151,700 toe) less than in the same period a year ago, National Institute of Statistics (INS) data showed.

-In May 2022, the volume of construction works increased, as gross series, by 16.7% compared to April 2022 and was up 4.6% as adjusted series according to the number of working days and to seasonality, INS data showed.


-Over 41,700 jobs are available nationwide, most of them for unskilled workers, according to the data provided by businesses, the National Agency for Employment (ANOFM) informed.

-The number of employees fell for the first time below the threshold of 4 million, last year, continuing the trend from 2020, a study by showed.

-The assets of the insurance market, the private pension market and the capital market doubled from 2014 to 2021, a report on the non-bank financial market stability published by the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) reveals.