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.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Romanian economy attracts new investments in 2018

The Romanian economy is the most dynamic in Europe, with a GDP growth of 7% in 2017. It is the 2nd largest market in CE Europe and a EU member since 2007. In 2018, it continues to attract interest from foreign investors such as Ford, Bosch, BAT, Nidec, Amazon, Kamtec etc.

In Q1 2018, foreign direct investment (FDI) in Romania's economy, went up by 21% compared to the same period of last year, reaching EUR 1.38 billion according to Romania’s National Bank (BNR). The net investments in Romania’s economy, were up 14% y-t-y in Q1 2018.


For more details about Foreign investments and crossborder M&A in Romania in 2017, consult the FRD Center business-blog at http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2017/12/foreign-investments-and-crossborder-m.html

One of the Romanian economic sectors that attracts most foreign investment in Automotive Manufacturing.

For example, Ford - one of the two OEMs present in Romania - plans to invest some 200 mEUR and create 1,500 new jobs to build a second plant in Romania.

Another examples is the Korean company Kamtec Auto Romania which recently inaugurated its first plant in Romania in which they will produce DCM EGR car valves.

Other recent industrial manufacturing foreign investments in Romania include the largest electric motor factory in Romania of Japan-based Nidec. According to company sources, their reasons to set up the factory in Romania include a good business environment and the right space to grow the business.

How to make the most of the opportunities presented by the Romanian industrial manufacturing and metalworking sector? How to successfully enter the Romanian market? More details in FRD Center business-blog at http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2018/05/industrial-manufacturing-and.html

In 2017, German group Bosch’s companies in Romania recorded total net sales of 931 mEUR, up 57% compared to 2016. Bosch will continue its investments in Romania, with 25 mEUR to be invested in the new research center and 110 mEUR to go into a washing machine factory.

Another foreign investment example is the British American Tobacco (BAT). They will invest EUR 800 million over the next 5 years in its factory in Romania which will be the only supplier of glo Neostiks in the European Union, as glo will be rolled out throughout Europe in the second half of 2018, with Romania thus becoming the third world production center of Neosticks, after Japan and Russia.

How to obtain reliable Market research, Players analysis, Market opportunity assessment and Investment analysis in Romania and Emerging Europe from a reliable source that can support a good Market Entry strategy? More details in FRD Center business-blog at http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.com/2018/02/market-research-players-analysis-and.html

FRD Center provides tailored market research in Eastern Europe and the region, B2B matchmaking in the CE Europe and SE Europe, M&A assistance and Deal Origination in Romania, in CEE and SEE, in the Emerging Markets in Europe such as Poland, Serbia, Lithuania, Hungary, Czech Republic, Bulgaria or Turkey.

More details at http://www.frdcenter.ro/English/home.htm

We, at FRD Center, are constantly monitoring various sectors and analysing certain potential opportunities for investors, for exporters and for those looking to source from Romanian and Eastern European manufacturers.

For tailor-made market research, B2B matchmaking with players in the Emerging Markets in Europe, for M&A assistance and target origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at: email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459/60/61

Since 2000, FRD Center offers market research and M&A consulting services to foreign buyers and investment funds interested to enter Romania and the emerging markets in Europe as investors or joint-ventures.

More details about our Deal Origination services are available at: http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.ro/2017/02/deal-origination-in-romania-and-region.html

For tailor-made sector data, B2B matchmaking with players in the Emerging Markets in Europe, for M&A assistance and target origination feel free to contact the FRD Center team at: email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459/60/61

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