Foreign investors, still interested in investing in RomaniaPublish date: Astazi, 23-04-2009
Foreign investors continue to show interest in the Romanian market, in spite of the international financial crisis, except for the automotive industry, more prudent as to starting new investments, according to those declared yesterday by Sorin Vasilescu, director of Romanian Agency for Foreign Investments (ARIS), Agerpres informs.
Over the first two months of the year, National Bank of Romania (BNR) reported foreign direct investments amounting to EUR 1.374 bln, by 38 per cent more than during the same time period of the previous year, when investments worth EUR 995 M were registered.
The main fields where investors have shown interest in Romania are manufacturing of non - conventional energy equipment, construction materials and IT. "The investors come from USA, Italy, Germany and China. The largest investment, nearly EUR 100 M, is in energy.
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