Romania – Factors to Watch on April 15

BUCHAREST, April 15 (BestGrowthStock) – Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial
markets on Thursday.

PETROM

Refiner Petrom said it acquired Wind Power Park SRL, which
owns a wind power generation project in Dobrogea. Total
investments for this project will amount to approximately 100
million euros, the company said.

CBANK

Central bank Governor Mugur Isarescu attends financial
seminar as of 0700 GMT.

DEBT TENDER

The finance ministry tenders 900 million lei in 5-year
treasury bonds.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION THREATENS STRIKE

Public administration unions will hold a protest near the
government headquarters on April 30 and may start a general
strike over pay claims as of May 5.

Romania Libera, Page 3

MEDICAL LEAVE

The government approved a law that enables authorities to
check if employees that are on medical leave are really home and
sick. If they discover the employee is not home, the person will
not receive the social insurance money for the medical leave
period.

Ziarul Financiar, Page 3

NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING

The government decided that Sunday, April 25 will be a day
of national mourning for the Polish victims of the plane crash
that took place in Russia and killed Polish President Lech
Kaczynski and other top officials.

Ziarul Financiar, Page 3

CAR SALES

New car sales were down 20 percent on the year in March, to
10,500 cars, according to estimations of daily newspaper Ziarul
Financiar.

Ziarul Financiar, Page 12

LABOUR DAY PROTESTS

Opposition Social Democrats will organize small protest
rallies in towns all over the country against the centrist
coalition government on Labour Day, instead of organizing free
barbeques as they did in the past years.

Evenimentul Zilei, page 4

STRIKE IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR

Teachers will hold a day of national strike in the education
sector on April 22, protesting against pay and job cuts.

Jurnalul National, Page 8

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Romania – Factors to Watch on April 15