EU Countries Profiles » Romania

Country Details:

Basic Information
Capital: Bucharest
Language: Romanian (official) 85.4%, Hungarian 6.3%, Romani 1.2%, other 1%, unspecified 6.1% 
Population: 21,457,116 
Total Area:  238,391 sq km
Currency: Romanian Leu 

The Diplomatic representation in Jordan: 
Embassy of Romania
Tel: +962 6 5813423
Fax: +962 6 5812521
Economic profile
GDP: $483.4 billion
Real Growth rate: 6.9% 
GDP-Per Capita: $24,600
Inflation rate: 1.3%
Unemployment rate: 4.9% 
Trade Balance:
Exports: $64.58 billion
Imports:  $78.12 billion

Revenues: $62.14 billion
Expenditures: $ 68.13 billion

Natural resources: petroleum (reserves declining), timber, natural gas, coal, iron ore, salt, arable land, hydropower    

Major exports: machinery and equipment, other manufactured goods, agricultural products and foodstuffs, metals and metal products, chemicals, minerals and fuels, raw materials

Major imports: machinery and equipment, other manufactured goods, chemicals, agricultural products and foodstuffs, fuels and minerals, metals and metal products, raw materials    
Trade partners: Germany, France, Italy, Hungary, UK, Poland, Netherlands, China

Agriculture Products: wheat, corn, barley, sugar beets, sunflower seed, potatoes, grapes; eggs, sheep
Major industries: electric machinery and equipment, auto assembly, textiles and footwear, light machinery, metallurgy, chemicals, food processing, petroleum refining, mining, timber, construction materials.

Labor force: 8.951 million distributed as follows: 
Agriculture: 28.3%
Industry:   28.9%
Services: 42.8%

External Trade Between Jordan & Romania - JOD

Year Exports Imports
2017 990,581 224,437,123
2018 768,700 218,901,300
2019  6,932,800 221,006,000
2020  5,736,200 251,401,000
2021 (January-February) 1,017,300 39,007,600

Source: Department of Statistics


Main Jordanian Exports to Romania:
Vegetable products
Products of the chemical or allied industries
Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos mica or similar materials; ceramic products; glass and glassware    

Main Jordanian Imports from Romania:
Vegetable products
Live animals; animal products
Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of straw of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basket ware and wickerwork
Base Metals
Textiles and textile articles
Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes    
Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles

Agreements between Jordan and Romania: 

  • EU- Jordan Association Agreement – signed in 1997
  • Trade Agreement – signed in 1995
  • Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement – signed in 1993
  • Non-Double Taxation and Tax Evasion Agreement on Income and Capital – signed in 1982
  • Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement – signed in 1968