Investors in Romania typically expect a bumpy ride when it comes to the tax regime, with frequently changing rules often motivated by political considerations, but recently it's become really turbulent even by Romanian standards
FDI no longer finances Romania's growing Current Account deficit, which is likely to widen further to above 3% of GDP in 2017.
Growth in most Central and Southeast European member states outstrips modest 4.7% average increase in demand seen across the EU.
Subdued investment into public infrastructure projects dragged the construction works volume index down in April and May.
World Bank study reveals wide variations in business environment across cities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania.
Fund’s Europe head warns rapid outflows of skilled workers, ageing workforce and political turmoil are adding to dilemma.
Bucharest is still deciding between Raytheon's Patriot and a system from European rival MBDA as Romania steps up military spending to meet Nato commitments.
Lithuania leads the population decline in the Baltic states and Southeast Europe, as overall EU population makes modest increase.
Chemicals industry accounts for €2.9bn of Romania's €4.5bn trade deficit as domestic production of fertilisers and other chemical products fails to keep up with demand.
Chinese investments in Central and Southeast Europe are on an upward trend that is expected to accelerate as investors shift their attention towards the region.
Ukraine has replaced Belarus as the top source of illegal cigarette imports to EU countries, as the countries on the EU’s eastern borders continue to be the main source of counterfeit and contraband cigarettes.
GDP revised upwards as domestic consumption grows faster than previously estimated.
DNA issues statement after investigative journalism portal Rise Project claims ruling party leader and his partners made fortunes from public contracts for road rehabilitation and construction.
Romania’s overall retail sales increased by 14.1% y/y in May, accelerating from 4.6% y/y in April, as Romanians have higher disposable incomes
DNA chief Laura Kovesi who spearheaded Romania's anti-corruption fight is under attack both from politicians and from members of her own organisation.
Demonstrators defy thunder and pouring rain to protest against Constitutional Court rulings that will allow the government to weaken anti-corruption legislation.
New Prime Minister Mihai Tudose prompted surprise and panic with a new ruling strategy that makes sweeping changes to fiscal and budgetary policy.
Canadian mining firm accuses Bucharest of violating investment treaties as its efforts to develop huge gold and silver deposit in Romania are repeatedly blocked.
By 2022 the Moscow-based development bank aims to double its assets, diversify its loan portfolio, and expand the geography of its operations.
Ransomware wreaks havoc on energy, transport and government computers, with disruptions also reported in Denmark, Romania, Spain and UK.