Wednesday, October 19th

The value of commercial exchanges between Romania and Poland is close to a record level

The value of commercial exchanges between Romania and Poland has approached a record level of more than five billion euros. The head of the Department for Trade Advance, at the Polish Republic Embassy has said that the trade volume has scored an average increase of 10% per year. An improvement of road and rail infrastructure in Romania would also contribute to an increase of bilateral trade relations, representatives of Polish businessmen have said, during an economic forum that was held in Bucharest by the two National Trade Chambers.

Romania cannot support the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada

At the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg, Romania has reiterated that at this point it cannot support the steps towards the signing and provisional implementation if the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Between the European Union and Canada. According to a statement by the Foreign Ministry, Romania’s position was reaffirmed during debates on the Draft Conclusion of the October 20th – 21st European Council, which will focus on migration, the EU’s commercial policy, global and economic aspects and foreign relations.

Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has taken note of the Parliament’s simple motion against the Justice Minister

The Government’s spokesman, Liviu Iolu, has said that Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos has taken note of the Parliament’s no confidence vote against the Justice Minister, Raluca Pruna and believes that she should remain in place. Mr. Iolu added that the members of Parliament did not express objections against the mandate of Raluca Pruna, instead they clarified some statements that she made. The simple motion on Justice, brought forward by the Social Democratic Party in the Depyuty Chamber was adopted on Tuesday. The 80 signatories of the motion had asked for the resignation of the Justice Minister, after she admitted that she had lied at The European Court of Human Rights about the situation of funding assigned to jails in Romania.

Turkish tourists could spend their holidays in Constanta, Mamaia or the Danube Delta

The Turkish tourists might come to spend their holiday in the Romanian towns of Constanta, Mamaia, or in the Danube Delta. Representatives from Litoral – Delta Dunarii Association, the national airline company and tourism agencies in Turkey are visiting the Romanian seashore in order to gather information on the facilities in the area. The president of the association, Corina Martin, has said that organizing such meeting is part of the strategy to increase the number of tourists, both during summer season, but also in extra-season.
Corina Martin: When the three-day program on the seashore and the Danube Delta ends, we will have an official meeting with tourism agencies in Constanta and the south-eastern region and also with hotel owners that are interested in signing contracts aimed at bringing Turkish tourists. It is extremely important to have a flight that will connect us, Constanta, with Istanbul and, of course, with the entire world and, then, it will be much easier to promote our destination.

Mădălina Brotăcel – RADOR