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Jul 17 2014

SWEDCHAM has entered into a partnership with the CNPR – The Romanian Employers’ Confederation.

Bucharest July 14, 2014

Press Release

On July 14 2014, SWEDCHAM has entered into a partnership with the CNPR – The Romanian Employers’ Confederation.

The CEO of the Romanian Employers’ Confederation, Mr. Alexandru Bojan and SWEDCHAM’s founder, Mr. Julian Rosengren signed the partnership agreement.

Aimed to enrich and enlarge the wide opportunities already offered to the members of the two organizations, the partnership will create new openings ready to be accessed by our members.

All the 6513 companies, members of the Romanian Employers’ Confederation will be offered membership in SWEDCHAM and access to all the opportunities currently available only to the members of SWEDCHAM.

New business channels and opportunities for the members of the two organizations will result and the turnover of the transactions between companies in the two countries will increase.

SWEDCHAM and the Romanian Employers’ Confederation will create and develop common projects aimed to result in benefits for their members who periodically will be updated with news and business opportunities.

The organizations will offer access to a new Business-to-Business platform, CHAMBERTRADE, developed and maintained by SWEDCHAM, capable to offer access to sophisticated information about companies, products, services and new opportunities available to members of our organizations.
With probably the most accurate database of Swedish and Romanian companies, CHAMBERTRADE will become a dynamic tool for the development of new businesses.

Welcome to SWEDCHAM and the Romanian Employers’ Confederation!

 

 

May 23 2014

Pressrelease: New opportunities in the Romanian Biomass and Biogas sector

 

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New opportunities in the Romanian Biomass and Biogas sector

On the 7th of May the Romanian Department of Energy published the first set of principles which will be the basis of the new national energy strategy for the period 2014 – 2035. For the first time, it is clearly stated that “in the period 2014 – 2024 Romania has to encourage the prudent development of renewable energy sources, with emphasis on Biomass”.

On June 18th the future of the Biomass and Biogas sector in Romania will be presented, during the Inauguration of the Romanian Association of Biomass and Biogas. This major event will be held in Bucharest, at Hilton hotel. Speakers who already confirmed are:

  • Mr. Daniel Constantin, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

  • Mr. Eugen Teodorovici, Minister of European Funds

  • Mr. Mircea Geoana, High Representative of the Prime Minister for problems of Economy and Diplomacy & President of Aspen Institute Romania

  • Dr. Jan Štambaský, President of the European Biogas Association

  • Mr. Ludger Spohr, President of the European Industry of Pellet Suppliers

  • Mr. Dan Ioan Gheorghiu, Advisor of the Prime Minister, CEO & Chairman of ISPE

  • Mr. Emil Calota, Vice President of ANRE (National Regulator)

  • Mr. Mihai Herciu, General Director of the Management Authority for PNDR

It is an “Investor Oriented” event, responding to investors’ questions. Already 40+ investors and 10+ municipalities have confirmed their presence.

The participants will receive answers to their questions and the Impact Study that ARBIO has prepared, regarding the results of Biomass implementation in Romania, plus more informative material.

What does the Government’s decision mean for the Biomass sector

By prioritizing the Biomass sector, the Romanian government prepares the ground for the solid, sustainable development of Biomass and Biogas in Romania, avoiding the mistakes of the past. This approach is similar to the one of the Romanian Association of Biomass and Biogas, which considers Biomass and Pellets, Biogas, Waste to Energy, Anaerobic Digestion, Geothermal etc. as the solution to the serious Cogeneration and Environment challenges that Romania is facing nowadays.

Available raw material and problems that require solutions

Some facts can explain more. The country has the necessary raw material sources:

  • Romania benefits of 14 mil. Hectares of agricultural land

  • 7 mil hectares of forests exist as well

  • Also 0,5 mil hectares of non-productive land are suitable for the cultivation of energy crops

  • Circa 4 million tons of urban waste is produced annually, 189 kg / capita

 In the same time:

  • More than 50% of the Romanian cities need to invest in their inefficient district heating Combined Heat & Power (CHP) units

  • There are also 101 issues regarding waste management at municipal level that have to be resolved before the term given by EC expires

  • Also tens of Romanian companies (especially exporters) have to comply to EU standards regarding waste management.

  • Very serious amounts of EU Grants will be allocated in different national programs so as to stimulate investments in Biomass, Biogas, Pellets etc.

The Romanian Association of Biomass and Biogas (ARBIO) considers that the solution for all the above is the implementation of different Biomass / Biogas / WtE / Anaerobic Digestion projects, with priority to Combined Heat and Power (CHP).

 In order to secure the sustainability of the income, ARBIO has elaborated well argumented proposals which:

  • Take into consideration the Department of Energy’s suggestion for contracts of price difference;

  • Sustain the Feed in Tariff scheme, sent to European Commission by ANRE, the Romanian Regulator;

  • Propose a revolutionary “market driven” solution without green certificates

The Romanian Biomass and Biogas sector will offer new opportunities to investors, creating a market of at least 500 million Euros for the years to come.

For more information: office@arbio.ro or +40 21 308 62 71

 

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May 12 2014

Press Release on the Swedish – Romanian – Saudi Arabian joint Venture

Bucharest – Stockholm 12th of May 2014

Following the joint venture agreement between the Swedish company, Stockholm Vind AB and the Romanian partner, Petroconstruct Group SRL, a meeting between the two parties and Stockholm Vind AB’s partner from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Al Asfer Est., a joint meeting has been held in Istanbul, Turkey between the 6th and 9th of May 2014.

IstanbulThe meeting laid the grounds for the start of the building project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to be executed by the parties where the Saudi partner is the main contractor.

The estimated value of the first project to be executed by Petroconstruct Group SRL, a 100% Romanian owned company together with its partners, is of 54 million € during the 2014 and next fiscal years.

The project will start during the next few months and will bring new jobs for a large number of individuals as well as new businesses and opportunities for suppliers and subcontractors of Petroconstruct Group SRL as well as tax revenues for Romania.

Feb 20 2014

SWEDCHAM has formed a new partnership with KOMPASS ROMANIA SRL

BUCHAREST 20th of February 2014

PRESSRELEASE

SWEDCHAM is pleased to announce that is has entered into a partnership with Kompass Romania SRL, the Romanian representative of Kompass the world leader in delivering business information to companies in over 70 countries around the world.

Today the 20th of February 2014 it has been signed in Bucharest, the partnership agreement between SWEDCHAM and Kompass Romania SRL.

The new formed partnership will add high value services to companies and businesses in Romania and Sweden, increasing the wide opportunities and services offered to the existing members of SWEDCHAM and to the customers of Kompass Romania SRL.

The Partnership will provide members and customers of the parties with new opportunities in the covered area of services and business.

This will results in new opportunities for suppliers and buyers of services and products in the covered countries.

The Partnership will offer among other services access to the B2B services of Kompass Romania SRL and will develop and launch new products and opportunities for SWEDCHAM’s members as well as for existing and new customers of Kompass Romania.

Contacts:

For Kompass Romania SRL

Homepage: http://www.kompass.ro/ro/home/

Email: office (at) kompass.ro

For SWEDCHAM

Email: info (at) swedcham.org

May 13 2013

SWEDCHAM has entered into a partnership with the ROMANIAN EMPLOYERS ORGANIZATION

Bucharest May 14, 2013

Press Release

On May 9, SWEDCHAM has entered into a partnership with the ROMANIAN EMPLOYERS  ORGANIZATION.

The President of the ROMANIAN EMPLOYERS ORGANIZATION, Mr. Gheorghe NAGHIU and SWEDCHAMs founder, Mr. Julian Rosengren signed the partnership agreement.

Aimed to enrich and enlarge the wide opportunities already offered to the members of the two organizations, the partnership will create new openings ready to be accessed by our members.

Members of the ROMANIAN EMPLOYERS ORGANIZATION will be offered membership in SWEDCHAM and access to all the opportunities currently available only to the members of SWEDCHAM.

New business channels and opportunities for the members of the two organizations will result and the turnover of the transactions between companies in the two countries will increase.

SWEDCHAM and the ROMANIAN EMPLOYERS ORGANIZATION will create and develop common projects aimed to result in benefits for their members who periodically will be updated with news and business opportunities.

The organizations will offer access to a new Business-to-Business platform, CHAMBERTRADE, developed and maintained by SWEDCHAM, capable to offer access to sophisticated information about companies, products, services and new opportunities available to members of our organizations. With probably the most accurate database of Swedish and Romanian companies, CHAMBERTRADE will become a dynamic tool for the development of new businesses.

Welcome to SWEDCHAM and the ROMANIAN EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION!

 

 

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