Romania

Romania Needs 600,000 Construction Workers

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According to the Employers’ Federation of Building Societies (FPSC) in Romania, the country currently has 377,000 workers in the construction sector, But the Romanian government’s plans to build large infrastructure projects with EU money would require 600,000 workers. The labour deficit in the construction sector is the result of intense immigration towards Western countries. Local […]

Romania

Two Regions in Romania Among Best-Performing in Europe

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Whilst much media comment in the UK focuses on Romania as a source immigration woes, in reality Romania is becoming the powerhouse of European economic growth and expansion where opportunities abound. According to Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities: Europe 2017 index, which uses outcomes-based metrics including job creation, wage gains, manufacturing, and skilled service industry concentration […]

World Economy

Five snowflakes of the coming economic apocalypse

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Throughout 2017 the world ecomomy has been hanging on… by a thread… held loosely together by various politically-inspired money printing initiatives by central banks. In tandem with this there have been various “bubbles”, particularly in the USA and UK founded on little more than rampant speculation. This is the age of “bubble economics”. But how […]