Romania – Factors to Watch on Dec 10

BUCHAREST, Dec 10 (BestGrowthStock) – Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial
markets on Friday.

INFLATION, TRADE DATA

The National Statistics Board will release inflation data
for November and foreign trade data for October at 0800 GMT.

ROMPETROL

Oil group Rompetrol could repay its 580 million euros worth
of debt to the Romanian state in the next two to three years,
President Traian Basescu said on Wednesday.

Ziarul Finaniar, Page 2

CIGARETTES

Prices of cigarettes will rise by 0.2-0.6 lei from July
2011, although the government plans to rise excise taxes on
tobacco from the start of the year, an official of top cigarette
maker JTI said. Ziarul Financiar, Page 3

AIRPORTS

Bucharest’s Baneasa airport will only do business and VIP
flights from 2012 or 2013, while the city’s main Henry Coanda
airport will become a regional hub, also taking over Baneasa’s
low cost flights, the transport ministry said.

Romania Libera, Page 1

SWAROVSKI

Austrian crystal producer Swarovski could open a plant in
the northern Romanian town of Cluj, with an investment of about
10 million euros, sources said.

Adevarul, Page 20

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Romania – Factors to Watch on Dec 10