Romania exports beverages, tobacco worth over 227 mln euros, in first 4 months of 2014


Romania exported, in the first four months of this year, beverages and tobacco of 227.2 million euros, by 43.3 million euros above the level recorded in the same period of 2013, according to the data centralised by the National Institute of Statistics.

Beverage and tobacco imports amounted to 133 million euros, being worth by 5.8 million euros lower than those in January to April 2013, and thus a surplus of 94.2 million euros was recorded in this segment.

In the beverage-producing sector, there were 18,600 people working at end-April, and 1,600 people were working in tobacco production, with their net average salary being 2,008 lei, and 3,538 lei respectively.