Bankruptcy four times more common in Romania than the average for Central and Eastern European countries

According to a study conducted by Coface, Romania is the country in which bankruptcies are most common, with 45 for every 1 000 active companies, followed by […]

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Overcrowded classrooms

The Romanian Education Law stipulates that pre-school classes should have an average of 15 pupils and a maximum of 20. The actual situation is often in […]

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Diesel engine NO2 emissions that exceed EU pollution limits

According to reports in the press, diesel engines in cars manufactured in the EU pose major risks to the European public, particularly in urban areas, owing to […]

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Continuous reduction in quantity of milk collected at processing centres

The quantity of milk collected in Romania is continuing to decrease compared to the last few months and to last year. For example, in August, the […]

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Generation of stateless children

Around 600 000 people in Europe have no citizenship, often as a result of loopholes in national legislation. One factor that could lead to a further […]

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African swine fever

African swine fever — a high-risk disease which is extremely contagious and could cause a sharp decrease in pork production — has reached Eastern Europe. In […]

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Sheep breeders in Romania are failing to register their animals in the flock-book

Only 200 000 sheep are currently entered in the Romanian flock-book, even though the Commission is paying support for 3.5 million sheep and goats. Breeders complain that, from […]

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Problems in the co-financing of the NPRD

The absorption rate of EU funding for the National Rural Development Programme (NRDP) in Romania for the programming period 2007-2013 has been calculated at less than […]

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Problem of young graduates remains unresolved

In Romania, young people are becoming increasingly interested in agriculture. Many opt for this sector on enrolling at university. As a result, 28 000 students are […]

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Problem facing vocational training providers

Under Government Decision No 567/2015 amending Government Decision No 918/2013 adopting the National Qualifications Framework, vocational training providers will no longer be able to offer courses for adults […]

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Diesel engine NO2 emissions that exceed EU pollution limits

According to reports in the press, diesel engines in cars manufactured in the EU pose major risks to the European public, particularly in urban areas, owing to […]

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Continuous reduction in quantity of milk collected at processing centres

The quantity of milk collected in Romania is continuing to decrease compared to the last few months and to last year. For example, in August, the […]

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Cattle breeders in disadvantaged areas do not receive subsidies

Until last year, cattle breeders in disadvantaged areas in Romania received a special subsidy. This meant EUR 250 per head of dairy cattle per year for farmers […]

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Access to pre-school education

Pre-school education is a prerequisite for psychological and physical development, it is the first stage of the education system, and its aim is to develop the […]

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20% decrease in vegetable production in Romania

Due to the prolonged drought that Romania faced this year, vegetable production has been 20% lower. Although the market is sufficiently well supplied at present with […]

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Green energy will account for 26% of the electricity production in 2020

Renewable energy (wind, solar, hydro, etc.) will account for 26% of the world’s electricity production in 2020, compared to 22% in 2013, the International Energy Agency (IEA) […]

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