Net economic investment advances 7.2pct in Q1, 2015; industry, trade, main fund magnets

Net economic investment advances 7.2pct in Q1, 2015; industry, trade, main fund magnets

Net economic investment in Romania reached RON 26.87 bln after the first half of 2015, up 7.2 percent from H1, 2014, with a larger volume of investment having gone to industry – which attracted 37.7 percent of the total investment funds – as well as trade and services (36.4 percent), according to National Statistics Institute (INS) data released on Thursday.

Construction attracted 17.5 percent of the total investment, and agriculture 6.1 percent.

Investment in new construction works advanced 9.3 percent while investment in equipment (means of transportation included) increased by 7 percent. More…