This represents a growth of 3 per cent year-on-year. Since the start of the year, the number of companies with foreign capital has grown by 2.2 per cent. In what concerns the value of the registered capital subscribed, the more than 200,000 companies totalled EUR 41.8 bln.

The rankings of the investors’ countries of origin are topped by Netherlands with over EUR 8.4 bln invested in 4,730 companies. Netherlands is followed by Austria, with approximately EUR 4.7 bln in 7,004 companies, Germany (EUR 4.6 bln in 20,992 companies), Cyprus (EUR 3.5 bln in 5,687 companies) and France (EUR 2.4 bln in 8,262 companies).


445 foreign capital companies were inducted into the National Trade Registry in September, most of them in the Bucharest-Ilfov region (193). Almost 40 per cent of the total companies registered in September are active in the auto parts, wholesale and retail sectors. (source: