Foreign direct investments of EUR 1.2 bn in H1 2014, by 10.3 pc below level in H1 2013


Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Romania totalled almost 1.2 billion euros in H1 2014, by 10.3% below the level in the same period of last year, reads a National Bank of Romania release issued on Wednesday.

‘Non-residents’ direct investments in Romania amounted to 1.192 billion euros (down by 10.3% from January – June 2013), of which capital interests (including reinvested profit) totaled 1.114 billion euros, and intra-group loans – 78 million euros,’ reads the BNR release.

The decrease in FDI compared to the same period of last year comes after five consecutive months of increase, with the highest growth rates having been recorded in February (+35.6%, January-February 2014 compared to January-February 2013, and March (+ 30.1% January-March 2014 from January – March 2013), according to the BNR data