Romania – Factors to Watch on April 5

BUCHAREST, April 5 (Reuters) – Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial
markets on Tuesday.

AVERAGE WAGE DATA

The National Statistics Board will release average wage data
for February.

ROMANIA FEB PPI UP 10.9 PCT Y/Y, 0.8 PCT M/M

Romanian industrial producer prices (ROPPIY=ECI: Quote, Profile, Research) rose 10.9
percent on the year in February, and were up 0.8 percent on the
month, data from the National Statistics Board showed on Monday.

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ROMANIAN OPPOSITION’S LEAD OVER GOVT NARROWS -POLL

The lead of Romania’s leftist opposition over Prime Minister
Emil Boc’s centrist coalition government has narrowed, according
to a survey conducted after a failed attempt to topple the
government in parliament.

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ROMANIA SELLS 1.75 BLN LEI IN 1-YR TBILLS

Romania sold a higher than planned 1.75 billion lei ($602
million) in one-year treasury bills on Monday, with the average
yield at 6.88 percent against 6.97 at a previous tender on March
21, central bank data showed.

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ROMANIA’S JEWISH COMMUNITY BURIES WW2 VICTIMS

Romania’s Jewish community buried on Monday the remains of
dozens of Jews killed by Romanian troops during World War Two
and found in a mass grave in the north of the country.

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FACTBOX-KEY POLITICAL RISKS TO WATCH IN ROMANIA

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SOCIAL CONSTRIBUTIONS

The government plans to lower social contributions in the
second half of the year, Prime Minister Emil Boc said.

Agerpres

ELECTRIC CARS

Environment Minister Laszlo Borbely is expected to meet
representatives of Romanian carmaker Dacia, owned by France’s
Renault (RENA.PA: Quote, Profile, Research), on Tuesday. The minister said Renault is
interested in producing electric cars in Romania.

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Romania – Factors to Watch on April 5