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Romanian Daily News – Wednesday 08/06/2022


. Agerpres

Occupancy rate in the centres of the Immigration Inspectorate – more than 51%

The occupancy rate in the accommodation centres of the General Inspectorate for Immigration (IGI) is 51.4%, and since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, 4,356 Ukrainians have applied for asylum in Romania.

. Stiri pe Surse

CCR debates USR’s notification on law that allows construction of small hydropower plants in protected area

The Romanian Constitutional Court (CCR) discusses on Wednesday the Save Romania Union (USR)’s notification regarding the law that allows the construction of small hydroelectric power plants in protected areas.

. Ziarul Financiar

Romania’s 2021 Wine Exports Reach 17,4 Million Hectoliters, Just 4% of Total Production

Romania last year exported 17.4 million liters of wine as total production stood at 4.5 million hectoliters (450 million liters). This means exports weighed below 4% of total wine production, in line with ZF calculations based on data provided by the Association of Wine Producers and Exporters and the International Vineyard and Wine Organization.

. Capital

Romania has paid over 100 billion lei in interest on public debt

The Ministry of Finance shows that Romania has spent over 100 billion lei on interest on public debt in the last 10 years. Against this background, Cristian Păun, financial analyst and professor at the Academy of Economic Studies (ASE) Bucharest, says that the public debt is, in fact, the deficit accumulated in the last 30 years.

. Evenimentul Zilei

Romania supports the accession of the Republic of Molvova to the European Union. Statements by Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca

Prime Minister Nicolae Ciuca met with the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Moldova and reaffirmed Romania’s support for the EU’s accession to the neighboring country. The two also discussed security issues in the context of the conflict in Ukraine.

. Economica

Romania’s economy grew by 5.2% in the first three months of 2022, compared to last quarter. GDP rose by 6.5% in the first quarter of this year, compared to Q1 in 2021

Romania’s Gross Domestic Product increased by 6.5% in the first quarter of the year, compared to the same period in 2021, both in the gross series and in the seasonally adjusted series, while compared to the previous quarter it rose in terms by 5.2%, according to provisional data (1) published on Wednesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS)

. Digi 24

Standard diesel exceeded 9 lei per liter in Romania

The average price of standard diesel exceeded 9 lei per liter in filling stations in Romania on June 7, according to Peco Online data. Thus, the average price yesterday was 9.01 lei per liter.

. HotNews

New fiscal measures such as lowering the micro threshold, raising VAT on sugar and house taxes will be discussed in the Coalition. PSD will continue to support the solidarity tax

The Coalition (PSD, PNL, UDMR) has made a list of fiscal measures that would come into force next year, such as lowering the micro threshold, eliminating the specific tax in Horeca, raising VAT on beverages containing sugar to 19% or increasing taxation of apartments and houses. The entire list mentioned by