The list took into account the relation between costs and benefits, using data such as the level of rent, HR costs, the value of the local market, its proximity to key markets, and the population density. Romania made the list owing to its low rents and low personnel costs. Should the road transportation market and the level of transited goods increase, the country could go even higher.
The development of retail has created the need for logistics spaces, which are expected to double this year from last year, according to the study.
Belgium ranks top in the C&W ranking, followed by Holland, Hungary, the Czech republic and Poland.