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Romania prepares to ban Chinese companies from big infrastructure projects

Christian Fernsby |
Romania's Government will analyze next week an ordinance that will exclude companies from non-EU countries that don't have trade agreements with the EU, including China, from participating in infrastructure projects in Romania, assured prime minister Florin Citu.

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"Today, I spoke with the Government's general secretary and I am waiting for the emergency ordinance for next week's meeting," Citu said in an interview with

In early February, the Government adopted a memorandum for limiting the participation in tenders for companies from non-EU countries that have no trade agreements with Romania or the European Union.

Deputy prime minister Kelemen Hunor and deputy prime minister Dan Barna announced the draft ordinance while PM Citu initially denied it, claims.

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