-Romania will spend 1.8 billion euros for digital development, the most significant financial contribution included in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan, the Minister of Transport, Sorin Grindeanu, said on Monday, at the opening of the global conference of the International Telecommunication Union organized in Bucharest, Agerpres reported.
-Romania’s Agriculture Minister Petre Daea told the Agriculture and Fishing Council meeting in Brussels on Monday that interests of cattle and dairy cow breeders have to be at the core of Romania’s agricultural policies supported by European funds and public money.
-Family Minister Gabriela Firea and MP Gratiela Gavrilescu will sign a political agreement between the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the Social Liberal Humanist Party (PUSL) on an economic and social analysis and developing public policies for families.
-The general consolidated budget deficit increased to 2.4% of the Gross Domestic Product after the first eight months of this year, from 1.94% of the GDP in the first seven months, Ministry of Finance data showed.
-The International Monetary Fund has positively revised Romania’s economic growth forecast for 2022, to 4.8%, the Ministry of Finance announced.
-Romanians’ utilities bills increased from 77% in 2010 to 124% in 2021, this increase being the highest in the European Union, according to an infographic by the Social Monitor, a project of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Romania.
COMPANIES & MARKET
-European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted EUR 25 million loan to Banca Transilvania
-Romanians with high incomes are more careful with the budget than those with low incomes, a CEC Bank survey reveals