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August 12, 2022

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Forza Rossa to open store
and dealership in France

Forza Rossa, the Ferrari importer in Romania, will open a Ferrari Store in France, with the EUR 2 M investment set to be followed by the opening of a dealership in the same country, Ion Bazac, the president of Forza Rossa, stated on Saturday in Bucharest during the opening of the largest Ferrari Store in Eastern Europe and the second-largest on the continent. ‘The Ferrari store will be open in a French city that has a significant automobile culture. The store will have a surface of 100 square meters and will call for an investment of EUR 2 M. After this project is completed we will also open a dealership there,’ Bazac stated for Mediafax. He pointed out that Forza Rossa’s expansion in Western Europe will not be limited to the stores in France. Bazac, along with Italian Formula 1 pilot Giancarlo Fisichella and Maximiliano Ferrari, the brand’s retail manager, have inaugurated a Ferrari Store on Saturday on Victoriei Boulevard. The store called for an investment of EUR 4.2 M.

The 25th Carrefour supermarket
in Ploiesti

The group Carrefour opened on Friday, at Ploiesti, the 25th supermarket from Romania, being located in the commercial center Winmarkt Grand Center Ploiesti. “Carrefour Market Ploiesti is the third supermarket in Winmarkt network, after those which were opened this year at Turda and Bistrita. Next year, a fourth Carrefour Market will be opened in Winmarkt Somes from Cluj-Napoca, a commercial center which is now in the process of rehabilitation for relaunching in 2010,” reads a Carrefour press release remitted on Friday to the media. The new supermarket has a total surface of 1,215 sq m, of which 906 sq m selling surface. This year, the company has opened two hypermarkets at Oradea, and in the neighborhood of Berceni from Bucharest, and five Carrefour Market supermarkets.

Four Dutch companies from rail industry interested in Romanian market

Representatives of four companies from rail industry of the Netherlands will visit Romania next week to establish business partnerships, declared the secretary general of the Rail Industry Association from Romania, Stefan Roseanu, Mediafax informs. Besides the four companies, namely Mitron, TKF, Pintsch Aben, BMC/Transforma, a forum will be attended also by the Technical University from Delft and the Dutch Agency for Cooperation and International Affairs. The forum will take place on December 8 and 9 in Bucharest, and then the Dutch delegation will go to Bulgaria for similar activities. Mitron produces security and IT systems for transports and operates on the markets from Scandinavia, Russia and in most west-European states. TKF furnishes cables and cabling solutions for various markets, among which the rail industry, energy and maritime constructions. Pintsch Aben produces heating systems for rail infrastructure equipment and is part of the German group Schaltbau, while BMC/Transforma is specialized in training programmes in the rail sector.

Astra and Omniasig filed bids for insuring Romavia fleet in 2010

Astra and Omniasig Vienna Insurance Group filed bids on Monday for insuring the aircraft fleet of Romavia in 2010, the amount of the premium being estimated between USD 0.9 and 1,135 M, sources from the insurance market declared, Mediafax informs. The present policy expires at the end of 2009 and was issued by Astra for USD 1.182 M. The sum insured for this policy amounts to USD 519.98 M. Romavia has a Boeing 707 aircraft, two BAC 1-11 and two BAE 146-200 aircrafts. Romavia business totaled RON 47.2 M in 2008, while the profit rose to RON 126,592.

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