The economy was supported by a 6-percent increase in exports and industrial production, according to the INS.


The International Monetary Fund has improved Romania's economic growth forecast. IMF now estimates the country’s GDP will increase by 2 percent this year and by 2.25 percent in 2014. IMF and Romanian authorities had initially forecasted an increase of 1.6 percent for 2013 and 2 percent for 2014. (source: