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US$ 12.80mn
worth FDI came into India from Romania between 2000-2021

US$ 565.8mn

is bilateral trade value in 2020-21

1972
Indians live in Romania

Concurrent Accreditation The Mission in Romania also handles India's bilateral relations with Albania and Moldova

Oil and gas

Lot of potential in oil exploration and drilling including erection and maintenance of oil rigs offshore.

Power

Romania was involved in setting up a thermal power plant in Singareni

Laser based technology

Potential to import this technology into India especially in medical and avionics industries

Pharmaceuticals and healthcare

Many Indian companies in these sectors have made a mark in Romania

India's Exports and Imports to Romania

Value in US$Million

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 416.79 255.71 257.55 398.90 430.30
2 %Growth -38.65 0.72 54.88 7.87
3 India’s Total Export 310,338.48 262,291.09 275,852.43 303,526.16 330,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.13 0.1 0.09 0.13 0.13
6 IMPORT 296.45 309.30 317.36 411.72 315.29
7 %Growth 4.33 2.61 29.73 -23.42
8 India’s Total Import 448,033.41 381,007.76 384,357.03 465,580.99 514,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.07 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.06
11 TOTAL TRADE 713.24 565.01 574.91 810.62 745.59
12 %Growth -20.78 1.75 41 -8.02
13 India’s Total Trade 758,371.89 643,298.84 660,209.46 769,107.15 844,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.11 0.09
16 TRADE BALANCE 120.33 115.01
17 India’s Trade Balance -137,694.93 -118,716.67 -108,504.60 -162,054.83 -184,000.33

The Chamber of Commerce & Industry o Romania

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CCIR Business Center, 2 Octavian Goga Blvd. Bucharest 030982, Romania

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The Mantosh Sondhi Centre 23, Institutional Area, Lodi Road, New Delhi - 110 003 (India)

Embassy of India, Bucharest

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Commercial Representative

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Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Waters, incl. min. waters & aerated waters, cont. added sugar/oth. sweeteni … (220210)
    Whiskies (220830)

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    Cuts & edible offal of species Gallus domesticus, frozen (020714)
    Meat of swine (excl. carcasses/half-carcasses/hams/shoulders & cuts thereof ), fresh/chilled (020319)
    Meat of swine (excl. carcasses/half-carcasses/hams/shoulders & cuts thereof ), froxen (020329)

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    Bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits & oth. bakers’ wares n.e.s. in ch.19, whethe … (190590)
    Sugar confectionery other than chewing gum (incl. white chocolate), not con … (170490)
    Sweet biscuits (190531)

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    Maize (corn), other than seed (100590)
    Maize (corn), seed (100510)
    Other barley excl seed (100390)
    Other wheat and meslin (100199)

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    Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80% vol. (220710)

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    Chocolate & oth. food preps. cont. cocoa (excl. of 1806.20-1806.32) (180690)
    Chocolate & oth. food preps. cont. cocoa, in blocks/slabs/bars, weighing 2k … (180631)
    Chocolate & oth. food preps. cont. cocoa, in blocks/slabs/bars, weighing 2k … (180632)

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    Butter (040510)
    Cheese (excl. of 0406.10-0406.40) (040690)
    Fresh (unripened/uncured) cheese, incl. whey cheese, & curd (040610)
    Milk & cream, not concentrated/sweetened, fat content by wt. >1% but not >6 … (040120)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Sauces & preps. therefor, n.e.s.; mixed condiments & mixed seasonings, n.e. … (210390)

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    Apples, fresh (080810)
    BANANAS FRSH OR DRIED (080390)
    Lemons (Citrus limon/limonum) & limes (Citrus aurantifolia/latifolia), fres … (080550)
    Live plants, n.e.s., incl. their roots; mushroom spawn (060290)
    Oranges, fresh/dried (080510)
    OTHER CANE SUGAR: (170114)
    PLANTAINS: FRSH OR DRIED (080310)
    Tomatoes, fresh/chilled (070200)

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Minerals

priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Romania
  • Vehicles (other than railway carriages or tramway)
  • Iron & Steel
  • Organic chemicals, Inorganic chemicals
  • Rubber and plastic
  • Transport vehicles
  • Mineral products
  • Chemical industry products and metal alloys (Albania and Romania)
India's top export to Romania
  • Coffee, vegetable products; mechanical, electrical machinery, textiles etc. (Albania)
  • Electric machines, devices & equipment
  • Chemical and allied industries products (Albania and Romania)
  • Plastic and rubber materials (Romania)
  • Textiles (Romania)
  • Food products, beverages and tobacco, vegetable products (Romania)
  • Paper and cardboard and its scrap (Romania)
  • Articles made of stone, cement, ceramics, glass (Romania)
  • Cinematographic, medical instruments and devices (Romania)

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