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  • Romanian New Car Registrations Up 26.3% In '07

    The number of new car registrations in Romania hiked by 26.3% in 2007, to 312,532 units, from 247,518 units in 2006, while the hike was 27.1% in December, to 24,143 de units, according to preliminary data published Wednesday by the European Association of Car Makers.…

  • First Nokia telephone manufactured in Romania

    Finnish Nokia Co. manufactured on Tuesday the first mobile phone in Romania, sources close to the project told a Rompres correspondent. Nokia decided in spring 2007 to open in Jucu locality, Cluj County, north-west of Bucharest, a production facility, with the investment one of the biggest in the past 18 years both in Cluj and in Romania.…

  • Erste Bank: 10 million Romanians are not customers of any bank

    Approximately ten million Romanians, aged over 15 years old, are not customers of any bank, exceeding the number of natural persons who have contracts with credit institutions, according to Erste Bank data.…

  • Romania is half way through bridging tech gap with the more developed countries, World Bank says

    The gap between Romania and the more developed states has been narrowed over the past years, yet the economic indexes are still half the level posted in other countries, chief economist of the World Bank, Hans Timmer said.…

  • EU asks Romania to adjust gas prices

    European Commission representatives have asked Romania to fulfill commitments it made during accession negotiations and adjust the price of locally-produced natural gas to the price on the European market. If this is not done, current pricing used by local companies could be considered state aid.…

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