Politico lists 19 Romanians to watch during country’s EU Council presidency

Ro Gov

Luminita Odobescu, the Romanian ambassador to the EU, and Corina Cretu, the EU Regional Policy Commissioner, lead a list of 19 Romanians to watch as the country holds the rotating EU Council presidency.

Romania took over the presidency on January 1 and will hold it until the end of June.

Telekom Romania launches first loans

Telekom Romania

Telekom Romania, one of the biggest local telecom groups, has launched its first two loans in partnership with Polish lender Alior Bank.

The loans are offered through the Telekom Banking division. Clients can borrow up to RON 100,000 (EUR 21,500) for a period of up to five years.

One of the loans is for refinancing while the other is a consumer loan. Interest rates start at 6.99% per year, depending on the client profile and history.