FDI in Romania climbs to 8-year high in first ten months of 2016

Newsroom 15/12/2016 | 10:40

The foreign direct investments (FDIs) in Romania are worth EUR 3.73 billion for the first ten months of this year, a growth by 9 percent compared with the same period of 2015 and represents a record-level of the last eight years, according to the data published by the National Bank of Romania (BNR).

In the first ten months of 2015, the FDIs amounted to EUR 3.4 billion, according to the data of News.ro, based on the revision series of BNR.

„The direct investments of non-residents in Romania amounted to EUR 3.7 billion, out of which the capital inflows (including the net estimated reinvested profit) amounted to EUR 2.9 billion and the inter-group credits registered a net value of EUR 785 million,” said BNR.

According to the monthly revised series published by BNR, the foreign investments were worth EUR 3.1 billion after the first nine months of this year. In October the FDIs value was around EUR 593 million.

In 2015, the FDI in Romania amounted to EUR 3.46 billion, shows the data published on September by BNR, a record after 2009, when the FDIs amounted to EUR 3.49 billion. The maximum level was registered in 2008, when the foreign companies invested EUR 9.5 billion in Romania.

Georgiana Bendre

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