The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia.

The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia.
The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia, Lithuania.

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

2017: A Busy and Successful Year for FRD Center Market Entry Services

The FRD Center Clients had a very good and successful year this year. The FRD Center team was quite busy assisting them with Market Entry and M&A consulting services.

Here are some highlights of FRD Center's activity in 2017:

November 2017 - January 2018: 
FRD Center is subcontracted by a multinational IT group to carry out a comprehensive regional Market Opportunity Assessment project for their products in Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. For tailor-made sector data and B2B matchmaking with players in the Emerging Markets in Europe, feel free to contact the FRD Center team at: email: or tel: +4021 411 1459/60/61

November 2017: 
FRD Center Managing Director, Andrei Bojor, participates at the “RAINMAKER SUMMIT“ - the 27th M&A Worldwide Convention in Barcelona, and meet with European investors as well as with partners from over 35 countries in a 3-day Convention to discuss joint M&A projects and M&A cross-border opportunities. More details about our Deal Origination services are available at:

October 2017 - January 2018: 
The FRD Center team carries out a comprehensive Market Opportunity Assessment project for a foreign SME, manufacturer of floor care products interested to introduce their products onto the Romanian market in 2018.

October 2017: 
FRD Center welcomes its newest private Client, the Czech company Tomton Radiators. For the FRD Center B2B matchmaking services in Romania and other Emerging Markets in Europe consult:

September - November 2017: 
FRD Center research team releases several demo market researches and analyses available for free download:
  • The Plastic Production Sector in CE and SE Europe
  • Importer-distributors of orthopedic implants and medical devices in Romania
  • Machine-Tools Imports in Romania
  • IT Distribution Sector in Romania
  • Romania - Private and Public Health Services
September 2017: 
Jackie Bojor, Director in FRD Center, is selected to become a Senior Non-Key Expert, Market Assessment Advisory Services, for the International Development Ireland consultant firm. 

August – October 2017: 

The U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration, through the representatives in the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest, Romania invited FRD Center to join forces and prepare B2B meetings with relevant local players, specialised importer-distributors, potential business partners and buyers for American companies participating in the Trade Winds SE Europe event in October 2017. Trade Winds is the largest annual U.S. government-led trade mission. FRD Center facilitated B2B matchmaking of US companies in sectors such as medical devices, health equipment, FMCGs, foods & beverages, agri-business, technology etc. More details at

The 10th anniversary of the Trade Winds Forum and Mission in Romania, welcomed 100 U.S. companies which were joined by over 100 key Romanian companies and government officials interested in establishing partnerships. Over the course of four days, over 1500 one-on-one meetings and 33 events and bilateral discussions were organized.

August – October 2017: 
For the second consecutive year, FRD Center has been commissioned by the FINPRO Agrotechnology from Finland Growth Program to organise an Inward Buyer Mission of decision makers in Romanian importer-distributors of agribusiness equipment, agrotechnology and farm machinery to travel to Finland and meet with Finnish producers in a B2B event at the KoneAgria trade fair. More details at

July - October 2017: 
Switzerland Global Enterprise subcontracts FRD Center to develop a comprehensive Market Entry and B2B matchmaking project in Romania for one of their Swiss Clients in the medical devices and para-pharmaceutical sector. The results of the FRD Center activity have been very highly evaluated by the Client, with maximum scores, appreciating also the extra market information that he has received from FRD Center during the project. 

More details about the
Medical Devices and Health Equipment importer-distributors in Romania at

July - August 2017: 
FRD Center research team releases two demo sector analyses available for free download here -
CE and SE Europe Agricultural Machinery and Agribusiness Market
The Romanian Agricultural Machinery Market

Both studies have subsequently been published by the European Association of Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers (CEMA) at

July 2017: 
The FRD Center profile has been published in the Business Service Providers BSP directory as a Business Development support firm in Romania for US exportersFRD Center is a Business Service Provider (BSP) for the US Exporters. More details at

June - September 2017: 
Subcontracted by the Instituto de Fomento Region de Murcia, FRD Center organises the 2017 Inward Buyer Mission to the Yecla Furniture Fair in Murcia region, Spain. Five Romanian specialised importer-distributors of high quality furniture have been selected to participate and travelled to Murcia for B2B meetings with the Murcian furniture producers during 3 days.

Junio - septiembre 2017: 
Bajo la contratacion del Instituto de Fomento Region de Murcia, FRD Center ha organizado una nueva Mision Inversa de clientes rumanos a la la Feria de Mueble de Yecla, en Murcia. Cinco importadores rumanos de mueble de alta calidad han participado y han viajado a Murcia por reuniones B2B con los productores murcianos de muebles, visitas a sus instalaciones etc.

May 2017: 
FRD Center directors, Jackie Bojor and Andrei Bojor, participate at the Global M&A Forum in London and meet with M&A partners from over 32 countries in a 3-day M&A Convention to discuss joint projects and M&A cross-border opportunities. Romanian company owners delegate FRD Center to attract foreign buyers / investors in their firms - more details at

April – August 2017: 
For one of our Clients in the BPO sector interested to further expand by acquiring suitable players in Romania and Bulgaria, FRD Center has developed a comprehensive and detailed Target Acquisition Search and Selection project in these two markets. Why acquire a player in Romania? More details at

More details about successful crossborder acquisitions in Romania at

April – June 2017: 
FRD Center has been selected by The Royal Netherlands Embassy in Bucharest to carry out a Food & Beverages Trade Mission of 5 Dutch companies to Romania. FRD Center provided all local support, B2B matchmaking services, logistic assistance. The FRD Center team organised B2B matchmaking meetings, company visits, a roundtable with KOLs in the F&B sector in Romania and a group visit to a key retail chain store in Bucharest. 

For more details on Trade Missions and Inward Buyer Missions for Export Promotion Agencies organised by FRD Center go to as well as at

April 2017: 
FRD Center is registered as an Evaluated Expert in Finpro Expert Search system, the only Finpro Expert with HQ in Bucharest.

January - April 2017: 
The FRD Center research team has developed a series of sector analyses and demo market researches available for free download:
  • The Romanian Market of Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Romanian Smart Metering Sector
  • Water and Wastewater Developments in Romania - Players Activity and Opportunities for International Companies in Romania
  • BPO Sector in Romania - Players Activity and M&A Analysis
  • Bakery Sector in Romania : Activity and Acquisition Targets Analysis
  • El mercado rumano en el 2016 y oportunidades por el 2017
  • Animal Farms, Dairy and Meat Processing in Romania
  • Successful Crossborder Acquisitions in Romania
For more details about
Market Entry to Romania and the Emerging Markets in Europe go to

For more details feel free to contact the FRD Center team at: or tel: +4021 411 1459/60/61

FRD Center provides market research in Eastern Europe and the region, B2B matchmaking in the CE Europe and SEE, M&A assistance in Romania, in CEE and SEE, in the Emerging Markets in Europe.

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