Bilateral relations

Economic relations

Bilateral economic relations

According to US trade statistics, at the end of June 2017, the volume of trade between Romania and the United States reached 1581.7 million USD, out of which, 1064.7 million USD represented Romanian exports and 517 million USD represented imports of American goods to Romania.

The highest share of exports consists of computer and electronic products; transportation equipment; plastics & rubber products; and machinery.

For imports, computer and electronic products; transportation equipment; machinery; and electrical equipment enjoy the largest share of the U.S.-Romanian trade.

According to the statistics published by the National Trade Registry Office, in June 2017, the United States ranked 14th in foreign investment, with 3.49% of the total foreign direct investment in Romania. The main areas for the FDIs are automotive industry, engineering industry, machinery and equipments, agriculture and food processing industry, information technology, energy, banking and finance, electronic industry, chemical and pharmaceutical industry, telecommunications, tourism.

Some of the more prominent U.S. corporate names include: ADM, Aecom, Alcoa, Amgen, Bungee, Cargill, Citibank, Coca-Cola, Colgate Palmolive, Cooper Cameron, Delphi Packard, Euro Tire, Eli Lilly, Flextronics, Ford, General Electric, GE Money, Hewlett Packard, Hilton, Hoeganaes, Honeywell, IBM, Johnson Controls, JW Marriott, Kodak, Kraft, McDonald's, Met Life, Microsoft, New Century Holding, Office Depot, Oracle, PepsiCo, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Qualcomm, Raytheon, Romanian-American Enterprise Fund, Sigma Blazer, Smithfield Foods, Timken, UPC, Visa, Washington International Group/URS.

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