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Foreign Direct Investments in Romania: Evolution and the Challenges Ahead

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  • Andra Ghibutiu

    () ("Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University)

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The amount of FDI inflows and the foreign investors' perception of the business environment in Romania underwent a series of changes after 1990. The paper analysis the influence of macroeconomic factors on the sectoral distribution and country of origin of FDI in Romania, reinvested and repatriated profits, the impact on trade balance, as well as the FDI contribution index and inward FDI attraction index. Starting from a brief overview of FDI inflows in Romania, the paper highlights the main trends in the recent evolution of FDI and addresses, finally, its outlook and potential implications.

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  • Andra Ghibutiu, 2013. "Foreign Direct Investments in Romania: Evolution and the Challenges Ahead," Knowledge Horizons - Economics, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 5(3), pages 14-18, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:5:y:2013:i:3:p:14-18
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    1. Gheorghe Zaman & Valentina Vasile & Mirela Matei & Carmen Croitoru & George Enescu, 2011. "Aspecte ale impactului ISD din România asupra exporturilor si dezvoltarii durabile," Romanian Journal of Economics, Institute of National Economy, vol. 33(2(bis)(42), pages 130-190, December.
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    Keywords

    Romania; FDI; reinvested and repatriated profits; degree of openness;

    JEL classification:

    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance
    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity

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