Foreign direct investment in Romania amounted to 2.12 billion euros over the first 11 months of 2014, down more than 11 percent year on year from 2.388 billion euros, according to data released on Tuesday by the National Bank of Romania (BNR, the central bank).
Direct investments of non-residents totalled 2.122 billion euros, including 3.364 billion euros in contributions to capital (taking into account the estimate net loss), while intra-group credits posted a net negative record of 242 million euros, BNR mentioned.
On the other hand, compared to the previous month, the foreign direct investments (FDI) advanced by 531 million euros in November. It was the biggest monthly increase in 2014. The next best months in terms of FDI last year were April (306 million euros) and February (288 million euros; the worst were January (38 million euros), October (80 million euros) and September (87 million euros).