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Romanian Daily News – In Brief – Thursday 14/04/2022

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. Agerpres

Romania’s economy digital component is over 20 pct of GDP (online stores’ assoc)

The digital economy is an important component in Romania’s economy, being estimated at over 20 pct of the Gross Domestic Product, Oleg Roibu, vice-president of the Romanian Association of Online Stores (ARMO), said on Wednesday at a specialized conference.

. Stiri pe Surse

President Iohannis, WB chief Malpass discuss assistance to Romania and countries in the region

President Klaus Iohannis met on Wednesday at the Cotroceni Place with President of the World Bank Group, David R. Malpass, with the talks focusing on the situation arising from the Ukraine war, with emphasis on the assistance the World Bank could provide to the Romanian authorities and the countries in the region to support their efforts for the management of the refugees, the Presidential Administration informs.

. Ziarul Financiar

Three-Month ROBOR Down to 4.7% on April 13

Romania’s three-month ROBOR index, the interbank interest rate used as a reference to calculate variable interests for loans in lei taken out before May 2019, took a step back on Wednesday (April 13), going to 4.70% per year from 4.71% on Tuesday.

. Capital

It enters into force throughout Romania! It is totally forbidden. You will be fined immediately

On Wednesday, April 13, the Chamber of Deputies adopted a bill that increases criminal penalties and fines in cases of cruelty to animals. What do those who do not obey the law risk? They could go to jail, and the fines have increased significantly.

. Evenimentul Zile

Employees in agriculture and the food industry will benefit from the reduction of social contributions, will no longer pay taxes and will have a minimum gross salary of 3,000 lei. The law providing for these facilities has been approved.

The Romanian Parliament adopted on Wednesday, April 13, the law that will grant fiscal facilities for people working in agriculture and food industry, on the model of those granted to employees in the field of construction. The announcement was made by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, through a press release.