Economic data

Updated data from the Romanian economy (December 2009)

The GDP evolution

The gross domestic product increased during the period September 2010 –  September 2011 with 4,4%.
The gross domestic product decreased during the period September 2008 – September 2009 by 7,4%.
The gross domestic product increased during the period September 2007 – September 2008 by 8,8%.
During the period September 2006 – September 2007, the gross domestic product increased by 5,8%.
During the period September 2005 – September 2006, the gross domestic product increased by 7,8%.

The GDP is constituted of (period January – December 2010):

Services: 52,1%

Industry: 26,4%

Agriculture: 6%

Constructions: 8,8%

Net product tax: 11,4%

Inflation

December 2011: 5,79%

During this period, the inflation in Hungary was: 3,7%, Bulgaria: 3,4%

For comparison, during this period the average in the EU (27) was: 2,7% .

Source: National Statistics Institute

GDP evolution between 1997-2011

2000: 2,4%

2001: 5,7%

2002: 5,1%

2003: 5,2%

2004: 8,5%

2005: 4,2%

2006: 7,9%

2007: 6,3%

2008: 6,2%

2009: -6,6%

2010:-1,6%

2011: 1,7%*

Source: internet portal of the European Union

*provisory values

Public finances: deficit

(GDP in percentages)

2003: 1,5%

2004: 1,5%

2005: 1,4%

2006: 1,9%

2007: 2,9%

2008: 4,8%

2009: 5,1%

2010: 6,5%

2011: 4,35%

Source: internet portal of the European Union

Inflation in Romania

1997: 154,8%

1998: 59,1%

1999: 45,8%

2000: 45,7%

2001: 34,5%

2002: 22,5%

2003: 15,3%

2004: 11,9%

2005: 9%

2006: 6,56%

2007: 4,84%

2008: 7,85%

2009: 5,59%

2010: 6,09%

2011: 5,79%

Source: National Bank of Romania, National Statistics Institute

Foreign investments in Romania

(in million Euro)

Year                  Yearly increase Total (Sold)

2002                            7.482

2003                            1.946                                       9.662

2004                            5.183                                     15.040

2005                            5.213                                     21.885

2006                            9.059                                     34.512

2007                            7.250                                     42.770

2008                            9.496                                    48.798

2009                            3.488                                    49.984

2010                             2.220                                    52.585

Source: National Statistics Institute and National Bank of Romania