November 10, 2012
An international commercial dispute because bananas, which last for 20 years, was in sfarist, done.
European Union and ten Latin American countries signed an agreement to end, formally, eight disputes handled by the World Trade Organization (WTO), reports BBC News.
WTO chief Pascal Lamy said the agreement is "truly a historic moment."
Understanding now comes after, in December 2009, the European Union agreed to gradually reduce tariffs on bananas from Latin America.
Exporters from Latin American countries protested over time from high tariffs imposed by the EU, so that smaller producers are protected from the former European colonies in Africa and the Caribbean.
"After many changes of situation, these complicated and contentious disputes in the political can be finally completed," said Lamy.
Understanding of 2009 provides that EU banelele reduce tariffs in Latin America from 176 euros per tonne to 114 euros per tonne, over a period of eight years.
November 10, 2012
Cernavoda NPP Unit 2 was restarted Friday morning after, after two days, the National Company Nuclearelectrica announced its downtime.
According to a press release Nuclearelectrica Unit 2 shutdown was caused by the erroneous acquisition by the plant process computer data entry to be entered into the computer periodically as routine activity.
The problem was repaired so that the unit currently works stable power.
"Nuclear safety personnel, population and environment was not affected at any time, all systems functioning as designed. Unplanned Despite this short stops, Cernavoda NPP Unit 2 remains in expected performance parameters for this year, so consumers will get Unit 2 record capacity factor (about 98%) since the beginning of commercial operation in 2007. Unit no. 2 remains therefore a central top global nuclear industry, "reads the communiqué Nuclearelectrica.
National Company Nuclearelectrica announced unplanned shutdown of Unit 2 of Cernavoda NPP Wednesday at 11.30. Unit automatically stopped due to unexpected triggering an automatic shutdown.
November 10, 2012
IMF assessment will return to Bucharest in mid-January, when the agreement will last analysis is ongoing and will negotiate the terms of the new agreement, which will most likely be approved in February, said the Finance Minister Florin Georgescu .
"The current agreement concluded in January and probably in February we will have a new agreement with the IMF, European Commission and World Bank. This new agreement will ensure accountability of all stakeholders," said Georgescu in Bucharest Forum, organized by the Aspen Institute Romania .
Subsequently, the Finance Minister said that the IMF mission will return to Bucharest on or around January 15, when it is clear that the budget is finalized next year, regardless of who will form the new government.
Florin Georgescu explained that depending on the outcome of the mission in January will go to Washington and the parameters of the new agreement, which would be approved in the IMF board in the second half of February.
The agreement with the IMF last spring was to be completed in March 2013 and the closing of anticipated suggests that the next deal will be taken by the Romanian majority unfulfilled conditions, mainly on structural reforms, especially privatization program and input private management.
A team of IMF experts led by Fund mission chief in Romania, Erik of Vrijer, was in Bucharest on November 6 to 14 for talks with the Romanian authorities on recent economic developments, economic outlook, fiscal and monetary policies and structural reforms.
President Traian Basescu said on Thursday at the start of the meeting with the delegation of the IMF, European Commission and World Bank, as discussed with Prime Minister Victor Ponta and BNR governor Mugur Isarescu and decided to sign a new agreement with the IMF for "another year or two" .
Amid parliamentary elections will take place on December 9, the seventh review of the program agreed with the IMF stand-by agreement was delayed.
November 10, 2012
Nearly 70% of Romanians believe that now is very hard to find a job, mostly considering that there are very few options in choosing a job, the study Reveal Marketing Research, published in the Karnataka Forum.
According to the research, 68.2% of Romanians have a negative perception about employment opportunities currently existing in the labor market.
Findings are part of ConfidenceIndex report released Thursday by the Delhi Forum and Reveal Marketing Research.
ConfidenceIndex is, according to the filmmakers, a complex report that measures the current degree of confidence of the Romans and their expectations about the economic situation, current employment conditions in the labor market and the economic situation of their household.
Also, it is a monthly report that is based on an analysis of the indicators mentioned above and provides additional information about the perception, attitude and future purchase intention of consumers in different market areas.
The study shows that although Romania has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe, with an average of 7.1% in the first nine months of this year, respondents appreciate, however, that there are few jobs.
According to research, less than 10% of Romanians (8.9%) are satisfied with the number of jobs available.
Regarding the evolution of the labor market in the next three months, the Romans seem to be more optimistic: 11.2% of them considers an increase in the supply of jobs, the same study shows.
"Roman perception of the current situation of employment reflects, in fact, a lack of confidence in improving the economic situation in its entirety. ConfidenceIndex What we show is that labor market options available to consumers is an important aspect by which they evaluate and perceive their country's future, "says Marius Luican, general manager Reveal Marketing Research.
ConfidenceIndex data collection was conducted between October 29 to 31, on a sample of 1,200 people aged 18 or over, representative urban and rural. The study will be conducted monthly, totaling 14,400 respondents annually. Calculated margin of error is + / - 2.84%.
November 10, 2012
U.S. President held Friday first speech after the election, in which he argued that the rich have to pay slightly higher taxes.
He said he would not accept any compromise which implies that the wealthy should not be taxed more.
"This measure was very important campaign and I think most Americans agrees with my approach," said Obama, according to Huffington Post.
"We can not just cut costs to return to prosperity. If you really want deficit reduction requires new methods," said the U.S. president.
Obama has a "difficult mission next year, it will reach the top tax, including tax increases and spending cuts worth U.S. $ 7 trillion over the next ten years.
In addition, the limit on federal borrowing would be increased early next year from the current level of 16.394 trillion dollars.
If you have just left, top tax would lead to the largest increase in the budget deficit in a single year from 1969 to date, 500 billion dollars will be taken out of the economy.