BILATERAL RELATIONS

According to Romanian trade statistics, the volume of trade between Romania and the United States reached 1,019 million USD at the end of June 2014, out of which, 623 million USD represented Romanian exports and 396 million USD represented imports of American goods to Romania.The highest share of exports consists of electrical machinery, various metals, plastics, rubber, textiles, and industrial chemicals.

For imports, cars, electronics, agricultural products, industrial chemicals, optical instruments, and other types of metals enjoy the largest share of the U.S.-Romanian trade.

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.

According to the statistics published by the National Bank of Romania in 2013, U.S.A. ranked 12th in foreign investment – the source investment representing 2.45% of Romania's total foreign direct investment.

Romanian American Trade Exchanges

million USD

 2007200820092010201120122013S1 2014
TOTAL1.9562.0401.1651.4841.9692.1471.9331.019
Export8648394757341.1101.1011.098623
Import1.0921.2016907508591.046835396
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Source: The National Institute of Statistics