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Romania Fails to Sell Petrom Stake, Economy Ministry Says

July 22, 2011

July 22 (Bloomberg) -- Romania failed to sell a 9.8 percent stake in OMV Petrom SA after the issue was undersubscribed, the Economy Ministry said.

The country will continue with its plans to sell shares in other state-owned companies, the ministry said today. The government is “determined” to meet pledges made to the International Monetary Fund and the European Union, it said, adding it will monitor market conditions for a new Petrom sale timetable.

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Douglas Lytle at

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