Reasons to Invest in Romania
When considering Romania as a possible location for developing their businesses, foreign investors take a close look to the advantages provided by our country.
Market & Location Advantage
One of the largest markets in Central and Eastern Europe (with over 19 million inhabitants);
EU unique market gateway (access to approximately 500 million consumers);
Attractive location: situated at the turning point between EU, the Balkans and CIS countries, Romania is crossed by three important pan-European transportation corridors: corridor no. IV linking Western and Eastern Europe, corridor no. IX connecting Northern and Southern Europe and no. VII – Danube River, facilitating inland water transportation, at the same time connecting the Romanian Port of Constanta (the biggest Port to the Black Sea) to Northern Europe, through the Rhine.
Highly skilled labor force at competitive prices (solid knowledge in technology, IT, engineering, etc);
Rich natural resources, including surface and underground waters, fertile agricultural land, oil and gas;
High potential for tourism.
Stability factor in the Area - NATO membership;
Stability Guarantee in South Eastern Europe;
International Relations Advantage
Bilateral agreements between Romania and other countries on investments promotion and protection;
Bilateral diplomatic relations with 184 UN member states Member of the UN and other international organizations, like: OSCE, Council of Europe;
WTO member since January 1995.
State aid schemes for encouraging investors to take upon Romania;
Major interest of Foreign Investors – leader destination for FDI in the region;
Sound fiscal policy (16% flat tax).
Similar legal provisions as in EU (Acquis Communautaire implementation);
Fiscal policy regulated by the Fiscal Code.
Continuously improving infrastructure (Executive's commitment to improve the highway infrastructure to EU standards);
Well-developed networks of mobile telecommunications in GSM systems;
Highly developed industrial infrastructure, including oil and petrochemicals;
Presence of branch offices and representatives of various well-known international banks;
Extensive maritime and river navigation facilities.