Tag: Romania

#StateAid – #Romania needs to recover €570 million of incompatible aid from rail freight operator #CFRMarfa

#StateAid – #Romania needs to recover €570 million of incompatible aid from rail freight operator #CFRMarfa

| February 25, 2020

The European Commission has found that rail freight operator CFR Marfa received at least €570 million incompatible state aid from Romania through a debt write-off and failure to collect debts from the company. CFR Marfa is the incumbent rail freight transport services provider in Romania. The company, which is fully state-owned, has been in economic […]

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#Romanian court documents written by a former judge residing as a patient in a psychiatric unit

#Romanian court documents written by a former judge residing as a patient in a psychiatric unit

| February 25, 2020

Concerns about the Romanian justice system deepened this month, as it emerged that the “motivation” for a judgment at the Bucharest Court of Appeal regarding the high profile Baneasa Project, was written by former judge Corneliu-Bogdan Ion-Tudoran from a psychiatric unit after he was no longer a serving judge. A side-by-side comparison of the papers show […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves €53 million public support scheme for charging stations for low emission vehicles in #Romania

#StateAid – Commission approves €53 million public support scheme for charging stations for low emission vehicles in #Romania

| February 11, 2020

The European Commission has found Romanian plans to support the creation of a network of recharging stations for electric vehicles to be in line with EU state aid rules. The measure will contribute to reducing CO2 and other pollutant emissions without unduly distorting competition in the single market. Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of […]

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#CLCC – #Romania businesses launch Coalition for Trade and Communication Freedom in ‘good governance’ fightback

#CLCC – #Romania businesses launch Coalition for Trade and Communication Freedom in ‘good governance’ fightback

| December 10, 2019

Some 2,000 of Romania’s largest firms and SMEs have come together to launch the Coalition for Trade and Communication Freedom (CLCC). The move, spanning the energy, hospitality, retail, media, advertising and professional services sector, marks a major development for the country’s business sector. Representing both domestic and international firms operating in Romania, the EU’s fifth-largest […]

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#Romania presidential elections 2019: Current president scores historic win

#Romania presidential elections 2019: Current president scores historic win

| November 25, 2019

President Klaus Iohannis (pictured) scored a landslide victory against former prime minister Viorica Dancila, when the voting ended in the country yesterday (24 November). Iohannis received 66.5% of the votes compared to 33.5% for Viorica Dancila, according to the IRES exit poll. The other exit poll, carried out by CURS Avangarde, showed a score of 64.8% […]

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Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

| October 16, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union member states accredited in Kazakhstan as part of the Dialogue platform on the further development of investment co-operation. The parties discussed the results of the work done during three months after the first meeting on pressing issues of […]

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#Romania – Better #DrinkingWater in #Cluj and #Sălaj thanks to Cohesion Policy

#Romania – Better #DrinkingWater in #Cluj and #Sălaj thanks to Cohesion Policy

| September 4, 2019

The Cohesion Fund invests €275.7 million for better drinking water supply and upgraded wastewater collection and treatment services in the Cluj and Sălaj counties, north-west Romania. Thanks to this EU-funded project, almost 240,000 inhabitants will enjoy better drinking water. Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella said: “Everyone should have access to good drinking water. With […]

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