Romania – Factors to Watch on Dec 6

BUCHAREST, Dec 6 (BestGrowthStock) – Here are news stories, press
reports and events to watch which may affect Romanian financial
markets on Monday.

2011 BUDGET

Romania’s coalition government is set to approve a 2011
austerity budget this week, its spokeswoman said on Friday, a
move that should allow Bucharest to keep its IMF aid deal on
track. [ID:nLDE6B20US]

CBANK

Central bank governor Mugur Isarescu gives the opening
speech at a financial seminar at 0900 GMT.

DEBT AUCTION

Romania’s finance ministry tenders 1 billion lei ($311.7
million) in six-month treasury bills.

ROMANIAN CROPS TO POSITIVELY IMPACT Q4 GDP-PAPER

Romania’s agriculture is expected to positively impact gross
domestic product numbers in the fourth quarter given bumper
grain crops this year, Deputy Farm Minister Adrian Radulescu was
quoted on Friday as saying.

[ID:nLDE6B209H]

ROMANIA PROPERTY FUND EYES JAN 25 LISTING

Romanian investment fund Fondul Proprietatea, which holds
assets worth about 3.4 billion euros ($4.5 billion), aims to
list its shares on the Bucharest stock exchange on Jan. 25, it
said on Friday.

[ID:nLDE6B21GS]

WIND ENERGY

Three wind energy parks with an overall capacity of 464
megawatts are seen ready by the end of 2011 in Romania,
according to Romania’s wind energy association, which estimates
another 1,165 megawatts will be installed next year, worth about
2 billion euros. Ziarul Financiar, Page 8

ROMPETROL

President Traian Basescu asked Kazakh President Nursultan
Nazarbayev to ensure oil group Rompetrol (ROMP.BX: ), owned by
KazMunaiGas [KMG.UL], will pay its debt to the Romanian state
worth about 600 million euros.

Romania sued Rompetrol (ROMP.BX: ) after the company approved
a 571 million euros debt-for-equity swap with the Romanian
government at the end of September, a company official was
quoted as saying in October. Romania has previously said it does
not want shares in Rompetrol as debt repayment.

Ziarul Financiar, Page 2

CFR MARFA

The debt-ridden, loss making state-owned rail freight
carrier CFR Marfa will only be privatized when market conditions
are favourable, Transport Minister Anca Boagiu said. Under
Romania’s deal with the IMF, the ministry must restructure the
firm and sell it. Evenimentul Zilei, Page 8

NOTE- For a diary of forthcoming Romanian events, double

click [RO/DIARY], and a calendar of east European economic
indicators, see [CONV/DIARY].

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Romania – Factors to Watch on Dec 6