Romania

In-depth country-focused analysis on Romania's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Romania's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Romania, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Romania's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Romania before your competitors.

Romania Country Risk

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Core Views Romania's economic recovery will move onto an increasingly solid footing in 2014, with export-led growth finally translating into substantive improvements in consumer spending. We...

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Romania Industry Coverage (22)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: We still believe the Romanian grain sector has the highest growth potential owing to its competitiveness and its exposure to the Middle East and Asia. Sugar production is likely to...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Defence & Security

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Romania's annual defence budget has historically maintained an average level of USD2.2bn between the years 2010 and 2017. BMI expects Romania's annual defence budget to be worth an estimated USD2bn...

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Food & Drink

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Although we forecast Romanian real GDP growth to slow modestly to 2.8% in 2014, from an estimated 3.3% increase in 2013, we believe the economy is rebalancing towards a more stable and sustainable...

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Freight Transport

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Following a year in which BMI believes saw increasing volumes across the whole freight transport sector, 2014 will signal further growth in line with Romania's macroeconomic outlook.Total trade is...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: We forecast total IT market spending will increase to RON5. 24bn in 2014, an increase of 9.2 % in local currency terms. Spending is set to gain momentum from 2014 as the economy...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: Fixed investment levels remained weak over 2013 , which moderated our outlook for the construction industry sector (0.5% real growth). However, with recovery on the cards for Romania's...

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Insurance

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BMI View : As of early 2014, our overall impression is that Romania's insurance sector remains resilient in face of a number of challenges. In spite of the general softness of the economy and...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View: The Romanian medical device market is projec ted to grow by a CAGR of 4.3 % over the 2013-2018 period, in line with economic growth and rising health expenditure. The...

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Metals

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Romania's metals sector will continue to see modest growth over the coming years as it slowly recovers from the global downturn. This is primarily the case for steel, the largest sub-component of...

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Mining

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BMI View: We expect Romania's mining sector to see only modest growth over the coming years as coal output, which accounts for the majority of the mining sector's value, sees little expansion...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: ExxonMobil will imminently move forward with its appraisal of the Domino-1 discovery in the Black Sea discovery, signalling a positive turn in Romania's upstream outlook. Further...

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Petrochemicals

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The Romanian petrochemicals industry is showing solid but not spectacular growth amid a steady recovery in export-oriented industries, but BMI's latest Romania Petrochemicals Report states that the...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Romania's pharmaceutical market will post moderate growth over the short term due to continued focus on price controls, limited reimbursement of pharmaceuticals and stubbornly high...

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Power

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BMI View: Nuclear power will be key to driving Romania ' s energy sector given the prospect of massive Chinese and Canadian investment in the second half of the decade. Renewables will also...

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Real Estate

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BMI View: Romania's economy as a whole is forecast to grow by 2.8% in real terms in 2014, according to our Country Risk team's latest macroeconomic outlook. Underpinning our continued relative...

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Retail

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BMI View : Romania's retail sector will face a decline over the 2014 period but has strong growth potential for the next five year s . As Romania struggles through a period of decreasing GDP,...

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Shipping

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The port of Constantza is set to post a year-on-year increases in terms of total tonnage and container throughput in 2014 in line with the country's continued economic recovery and eurozone's...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: During the quarter ending September 2013, the Romanian market registered its largest total of net additions since Q309, posting an increase of 262,000 and reversing a steady trend of...

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Tourism

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BMI View: BMI expects slow but steady growth in the Romanian tourism market, with economic recovery in Western as well as Central and Eastern Europe indicating a gradual increase in inbound...

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Water

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BMI View: In an effort to comply with EU objectives of improving water sanitation and distribution as set out in the Water Framework Directive, Romania has seen a huge amount of activity in the...

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