Energy Strategy Summit 2019

CPAG co-founder Laurian Lungu was a guest speaker at the 5th edition of the Energy Strategy Summit organised by in Bucharest, on 11 June 2019. Main points made in the speech: Highlighted a few aspects which would impact Romania’s energy transition process towards achieving its 2030 climate and energy targets, as envisaged by the EU’s energy strategy objectives, namely: The link between economic growth and energy consumption. Dual challenge facing the energy industry, i.e. reducing emissions but keeping up the world demand for energy. Financing the energy transition process. Traditionally, the correlation between economic growth and energy consumption was […]

Discussing about Euro adoption in Croatia

CPAG co-founder Laurian Lungu was a panel speaker at the “Moy glas u EU” conference organised in Zagreb, Croatia on 24 April 2019. The focus of the panel discussion was the effects of Euro adoption in Croatia. It was an absorbing debate, especially given some existing similarities between the economies of Croatia and Romania, such as a relatively high euroisation rate, the managed float exchange rate regime, the strong trade integration with the Eurozone or the revival of the political will to adopt the euro. Croatia has taken large strides towards adopting the euro. Among the six remaining EU countries […]

Foreign Investor Summit, October 30 – November 1, 2018

CPAG co-founder Laurian Lungu was a Panel Speaker at the 5th edition of the Foreign Investor Summit organised by Business Review on October 30 – November 1, 2018. The panel discussion topic was “Harnessing Romania’s Growth Future”. Laurian’s talk was centered around the main ideas derived from the “Va Urma” macroeconomic growth project, which he had helped develop together with the Foreign Investors Council (FIC) experts.