Romania recorded the highest annual inflation rate among EU member states in January 2019, according to figures published on 22 February by Eurostat.
The Board of the National Bank of Romania decided on Thursday (Feb.7) to keep its benchmark interest rate on hold at 2.5 percent at its first monetary policy meeting this year. The central bank’s decision was in line with economists’ expectations.
Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) reported a market decline of 4.77 percent at the end of 2018 for the BET, the blue-chip index, BVB data showed.
Romania is the top performer among 10 countries of Southeast Europe (SEE) in terms of economic freedom, according to the Canada-based Fraser Institute's annual Economic Freedom of the World report released today.
One in three Romanians (29%) are concerned about the prospect of rising living costs in 2018, while 21% of them are concerned about the evolution of the economy in the next period, according to a study by British research company Gfk UK.
In the first three months of 2017 Romania’s total external debt increased by EUR 815 million to EUR 93.19 billion, on the back of the rise in non-publicly guaranteed debt (by EUR 596 million) and public debt (by EUR 224 million), according to data provided by the National
Around 22,000 employees of the Ministry of Public Finance of Romania started a spontaneous protest on Monday morning as a reaction to the draft unitary wage law, which is currently debated in the Parliament.