Advantages of investing in Romania

Considering Romania a possible location for business development, the foreigner investors may take into consideration the following advantages offered by our country for the stimulation of direct foreigner investment:

The advantages offered by the market and by the geographical location

  • One of the biggest markets in the Central and Eastern Europe (over 21 million inhabitants)                    
  • Attractive location – allows an easy access to the countries of the old USSR, Balkans, the Middle Orient, North Africa                            
  • Attractive location – it is located at the crossing of 3 future European transport routes : the corridors no. 4, 7 & 9

The advantages of resources

  • Qualified work force,  with solid technology, IT and engineering knowledge 
  • Rich natural resources, including fertile agricultural fields, petroleum and natural gases
  • Potential touristic important

Politic advantages

  • The stability of the executive power
  • Stability factor in the NATO member - area
  • Stability factor in the South - East of Europe
  • EU member starting with January 2007

The advantages of international relationships

  • The bilateral agreements closed by Romania with other states regarding the reciprocal promotion and protection of investments
  • Bilateral diplomatic relationships with 177 states of the 191 states members of ONU, The Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Palestinian National Authority
  • Member of the United Nations and other international organizations : OSCE, The European Council, The International Organization of Francophone
  • Free trade treaties with the countries of EU, EFTA, CEFTA
  • Member of WTO since January 1995

The economical advantages

  • Substantial economical growth
  • The status of functional market economy
  • Inflation decrease
  • Permanent financial assistance allotted for the development of small and medium enterprises
  • The interest growth from the foreigner investors

 The advantages of the infrastructure’s improvement

  • A well developed GSM  mobile telephone network  
  • Well developed industrial infrastructure, including the infrastructure of oil and petrochemical products
  • The presence of branches and representatives of different well known international banks
  • A well developed infrastructure of the railway transports  
  • The engagement of developing a highway network at European standards
  • Extended marine and river transport facilities

Social advantages

  • Agreements between the Government and representative trade unions
  • The inexistence of major trade union moves  
  • Permanent dialogue between the Executive and trade union associations
  • The work market and the work relations  legislated by a Work code 

Legislative advantages

  • Legislation compatible with the communitary Acquis
  • Legal foresights similar to those from EU  
  • A fiscal politics settled by the Fiscal code
  • Competitive fiscal politics: a unique tax of 16 %