Trading Partner Portal: Romania
Romania is located in Southeastern Europe and is the 12th largest country in Europe and the sixth most populous. Bucharest is the capital and largest city in the country. The Danube river flows through Europe and empties into Romania’s Danube Delta.
Romania is classified as a developing country with a high-income economy, having experienced rapid growth in the early 2000s. Romania is a member of the United Nations, NATO, and the European Union.
U.S. imports from Romania totaled $3.7 billion in 2022. Electrical equipment made up $525 million of the total, followed by primary metals at$515 million of the total, and computer and electronic products at $420 million of the total. Exports to Romania from the U.S. totaled $1.35 billion in 2022. Computer and electronic products made up $472 million of total imports, followed by transportation equipment at $259 million and non-electrical machinery at $141 million.
California exported $91 million worth of goods to Romania in 2022. Computer and electric products made up $33 million of total exports, followed by electrical equipment at $12 million, and chemicals at $11 million.
Imports into California from Romania totaled $136 million in 2022. Plastic and rubber products made up the largest portion of imports, totaling $29 million, followed by computers and electronic products at $20 million, and electrical equipment at $14 million.
Foreign Direct Investment
U.S. direct investment into Romania in 2021 totaled $2.5 billion. While, Romania foreign direct investment into the U.S. totaled $16 million in the same year.
Trade Agreements and Issues