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Healthcare: WHO/UNICEF Report : Romania, 10th in the world on the highest incidence rate of measles cases

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Romania ranked among the first ten countries with the highest incidence of measles last year, warns a recent WHO/UNICEF report. The immunisation ratio with the first dose of anti-measles vaccine stood at 90% in our country last year, while it mounted to 95% in 2010. Early this year, the Romanian Health Ministry has launched together with UNICEF a campaign to promote vaccination “Childhood-the best gift” amid decline in the vaccination rate and amid growing ...

Eurostat: Causes and occurrence of deaths in the EU

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

In 2016, 5.1 million persons died in the European Union (EU), some 80 000 less than in the previous year. One third of these deaths occurred to people aged less than 75 (1.7 million, 33%), whilst 1.5 million people died between the ages of 75 and 85 (29%) in 2016. 1.9 million deaths concerned people aged 85 and over (38%). Heart attacks, strokes, cancer: main causes of deaths in the EU Slightly over 1.8 ...

Cars: Romania, highest increase of new car registrations in EU

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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Romania registered, in the first half of the year the highest increase of new car registrations in EU - +19.2% against the first 6 months of 2018, ACAROM data show. New car registrations in EU dropped by 7.8% in June, against June 2018, reaching 1,446,183 units. In the first 6 months of 2019, 8,183,562 new cars were registered in EU , which means a 3.1% drop compared to the same period of 2018. Over January-June 2019, increases ...

50% more new electric cars in first 6 months, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Romanian Automobile Register (RAR) announced that the number of hybrid and electric cars in Romania is rising, 50% more cars being registered in the first 6 months of the year than in 2018. “The number of hybrid and electric cars in Romania is rising. There were 50% more new electric cars registered in the first 6 months of 2019 than in the entire year 2018. RAR workers remarked that more Romanians request to be issued vehicle identity cards ...

93.3% increase in number of motorcycle registration in Romania

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The number of motorcycle registrations grew in Romania by 93.3% in Quarter 1, 2019, against the same period of 2018, while at EU level the increase was 19.2% to 244,991 units, APIA informs while quoting ACEM data. The official statistics issued by ACEM show that in the overall increase margin of motorcycle registrations at EU level Italy ranks first with 54,826 units registered in Q1, on the rise by 18.7% against the first three months of ...

APIA: the auto market grew by 10.7% in Q1

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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The auto market of Romania registered in June a total growth of 7.6% as compared to the similar month of 2018, at the end of the Q1 being registered a general growth of 10.7% according to a press conference of the Association of the Producers and Importers of Vehicles (APIA).‘In this context, there is to remember the fact that, by comparison to the majority of the EU member states, Romania registers a continous growth of the market over the last 12 months ...

Agriculture: Romania massively imports corn, wheat, potatoes, onion and garlic

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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Romania, the  country which had the largest corn crop in EU in 2018, increased its corn imports in Q1, 2019 by 17% to 173,170 tons, according to the foreign trade bulletin issued  by the Ministry for Business, Trade and Entrepreneurship. Romania imported over 173,000 tons of corn, of over 68 million euros, while 149,143 tons of corn of 57.8 million euro were imported in Q1, 2018. Wheat imports grew by 89.9% to 197,183 ...

Trade: Analysis : Bucharest, Cluj Napoca and Timisoara in top of cities with most online food orders

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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The number of online food orders doubled in June, compared to the beginning of the year, the top of cities being led by Bucharest, according to an analysis made by an online order platform. According to centralized data, international food were most in demand on Foodpanda order platform in semester 1, 2019. Bucharest ranks first in the top of cities with most orders and is followed by Cluj Napoca and ...

Cars: Number of car registrations down in Romania by almost 2pct in H1

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

More than 289,000 new and used cars were registered in Romania in the first half of the year, down 1.88pct over the same period in 2018, according to the statistics of the Directorate for Driving Licenses and Vehicle Registration (DRPCIV).According to the centralized data, between January and June 2019, of the total number of registrations, 217,701 units are used (7.28pct down from the first six months of 2018), and 71,620 are new cars (+19.23pct).In ...

Turnover in trade of motor vehicles, motorcycles, up 6.6pct in first five months

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Compared to the previous month, in May 2019 the turnover volume of the trade with motor vehicles and motorcycles increased both as gross series by 14.0% and as adjusted series according to the number of working days and to seasonality by 3.9%. The turnover volume of the market services provided to the population, compared to the previous month, increased both as gross series by 8.0% and as adjusted series according to the number of working days and to ...

Healthcare: THE ACTIVITY OF HEALTHCARE UNITS IN 2018

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

In 2018: nearly 62 thousand healthcare units were in operation there were, on average, 322 inhabitants per doctor In 2018 the activities of the (public and private) healthcare system were performed in nearly 62 thousand healthcare units (50 thousand ...

Agriculture: EC suspects Agriculture Minister Daea has inflated ‘The record crops’ in the past two years

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

In an official letter, the European Commission asks the Ministry of Agriculture to review its statistics about the agricultural crops in recent years, at national level. The document is held secretly in the ministry and ...

President signs into law Bill on creation of Agency for Agri-Food Products Quality and Marketing

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday signed into law the Bill on the creation of the Agency for Agri-Food Products Quality and Marketing, an institution under the authority of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.The regulatory act cleared the Chamber of Deputies, as a decision-making body, on June 12.The Agency for Agri-Food Products Quality and Marketing is a public institution with legal personality funded from its own revenues and state ...

Telecom. IT: Telekom Romania launches extra benefits programme for business customers

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Telekom Romania is launching an extra benefits programme for corporate customers, designed to provide them with support for their activity. Starting from July 8th 2019, business customers have access to a series of extra-benefits which offer them useful tools for their activity and for motivating their teams. This programme addresses both existing customers and customers that choose to port their communication services to Telekom Romania and is part of a series of ...

Real Estate: Demand for logistics space from Romania’s eCommerce and FMCG industries to take industrial stock to 4 million sqm in 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Companies from Poland, Czech Republic, Serbia, Western Europe or Asia are looking at Romania more and more when deciding to extend their activity in southeast Europe. They seek cities with good highway connections or access to the sea, as Dunwell data show, after the company sent a Romanian delegation to Transport Logistic 2019, the most important Industrial and Logistics event in Europe, held in Munich, Germany at the beginning of June. The ...

Total office space in Bucharest approaches 3 million sqm

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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The second quarter of 2019 reconfirmed the increased interest for the office market in Romania. Over 115,000 square meters of office space were leased over this period at the national level, a value similar with that registered in the second quarter of 2018. In total, 239,500 sqm of office space were leased nationwide in the first half of 2019, up 17.6 percent from the first six months of 2018, when approximately 203,600 ...

First quarter of 2019 compared with first quarter of 2018: House prices up by 4.0% in both the euro area and the EU

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 4.0% in both the euro area and the EU in the first quarter of 2019 compared with the same quarter of the previous year. These figures come from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2018, house prices rose by 0.3% in both the euro area and the EU in the first quarter of 2019. House price developments in the EU Member States ...

Cars: Dacia’s UK sales see major boost despite auto market troubles

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

New car sales in the United Kingdom dropped by 4.9 percent in June to 223,421 units, marking the fourth consecutive month of decline on the market, according to data from the UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, cited by Reuters. However, Romanian carmaker Dacia recorded a significant growth in sales in June, reaching 2,935 units, 46.7 percent more than in the same month of 2018. In the first six months of this ...

Telecom.IT: About 15 million connections affected by security incidents in telecommunications in 2018

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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About 15 million connections were affected in 2018 by security incidents that had in view the security and integrity of electronic communications networks and services, most of them being about mobile telephony and text messages, over 7.6 million connections, according to data published by ANCOM. According to data reported by telecommunication service suppliers about incidents that affected the security and integrity of electronic communication ...

Romania drops 33 places in global internet speed ranking

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Romania has dropped significantly in a ranking of internet speeds around the world in 2019, going from fifth to 37th, with a download speed of 21.8 Mbps, according to a study by cable.co.uk. In 2018, the average download speed in Romania was 38.6 Mbps, while in 2017 it reached 21.33 Mbps. Among Romania’s neigbours, Hungary is the only country with a higher internet speed, ranking 20th in the world, with 31.1 Mbps. ...

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