Valentin Lazea, chief economist of the Romanian Central Bank (BNR), declared in an interview for BBC and that BNR will probably increase the reference interest rate during its following session. Lazea also added that the current economic growth is not sustainable, being maintained only by the consumption index. Romanians consume more than they produce, said Lazea.

The interview will be broadcast on Sunday, at 14:30h, on the BBC frequencies and at 18:00h at partner stations. The interview script will be available (in Romanian) on the website at 14:30, on Sunday.