Economic & Trade Section

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E-mail: londra.economic@mae.ro


The Economic & Trade Section at the Embassy of Romania in London promotes exports of Romanian goods and/or services into the UK market and inward investment into Romania.

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Romanian Ministry of Public Finance

On 30 May 2016, the Romanian Ministry of Public Finance announced the opening of a new application session for funding, under the agreement of the Government Resolution 807/2014. This represents the establishment of a State Aid scheme for investments that have a major impact on the economy, with future changes and additions, which will run from 11.07 – 22.08.2016.The budget of this session is 638 million RON, 50% higher compared to the previous one. http://dpiis.gov.ro/new_dpiis/state-aid-schemes-2/


On 18 May 2016, InvestRomania launched a new website www.investromania.gov.ro dedicated to foreign investors during Government’s meeting. Its purpose is to offer information about the Romanian economic outlook and the country’s investment opportunities.http://dpiis.gov.ro/new_dpiis/the-new-investromania-website-dedicated-to-foreign-investors-was-launched-during-todays-government-meeting/

National Bank of Romania

On 5 May 2016, the Board of the National Bank of Romania decided the following:

Department for Foreign Investment and Public-Private Partnership

GDP in Q4 2015 was, in real terms, by 1.1% higher, as compared to Q3 2015, according to preliminary data published today by the National Statistics Institute (INS)


National Bank of Romania

In January 2016p, the balance-of-payments current account posted a surplus of EUR 168 million, as compared with EUR 311 million in January 2015. The secondary income balance and the services balance recorded higher surpluses (by EUR 173 million and EUR 57 million, respectively), while the goods balance registered an increase of the deficit by EUR 196 million and the primary income balance saw its surplus turning to a deficit. http://www.bnr.ro/page.aspx?prid=11336

Financial Supervisory Authority

On 16 March 2016, the Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) has approved, the request of Bursa de Valori Bucureşti SA for the approval of the modification of the Rulebook of BSE – market operator, as a result of the elimination of Book II – The regulated market. http://www.asfromania.ro/en/press-releases/media-releases/5059-decisions-adopted-by-asf-s-board-16-03-2016

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania

During the Session of the Management Board of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania from March 9th, 2016, it was approved unanimously to exclude the following associated members http://ccir.ro/2016/03/15/press-release/

Invitation to participate to the public works procurement procedure at the Consulate General of Romania in Manchester


The Consulate General of Romania in Manchester organises a public works procurement procedure - competitive negotiation - for fitting and refurbishing the premises situated at Abbey House, Booth Street, Manchester, M2 3LW (ground floor and first…

Scholarships offered by the Romanian Government to foreign citizens through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania has launched the applications procedure for 85 scholarships for under and post-graduate studies in Romania. Qualification criteria: 1.Foreign citizens coming from all the states of the world, except…