Romania is an upper-middle income economy and is a member of the European Union. With a real GDP of $129.5 billion in 2015, Romania is in the top 50 world economies. Romania recorded a $9.2 billion trade deficit in 2015, giving it one of the largest trade deficits in Eastern Europe. It has the 52nd largest labor force in the world at 9.253 million people, 49% of whom work in the service sector.
In 2015, U.S.-Romania trade in goods and services totaled $2.9 billion. U.S. agricultural machinery and equipment, energy, environmental technologies, healthcare, information technology, packaging equipment and waste recycling, and chemicals are particularly attractive to Romanian importers. Principal Romanian exports to the United States are fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides, industrial machinery and equipment, metals and metal products, textiles and footwear, and civilian aircraft engines.
The U.S. Commercial Service in Romania promotes economic prosperity, enhances job creation, and strengthens national security through a global network of the best international trade professionals in the world.
It promotes and protects U.S. commercial interests abroad and delivers customized solutions to ensure that U.S. businesses compete and win in the global marketplace.