Press review (Jan 22)
More than half of the construction companies in the Coface consulting portfolio are facing difficulties in being paid for contracts carried out for the Romanian Government, says Ionescu.
Popa is also quoted as saying Romania is not facing a slowdown in foreign financing either.
Although estimating a gradual fall in the weight of bad loans in the context of slowing down crediting, Popa says he does not expect huge potholes in banks' balance sheets, and BNR is counting on strict provisioning rules.
Petrom and Enel are planning to start off this year projects worth 1.2 billion euros in all, while Czech business group CEZ is expected to start off works on its 1.1-billion euro investment in a mega wind park.