Top Romanian Imports from the World
In 2017, Romania bought US$85.5 billion worth of imported products up by 16.4% since 2013 and up by 14.6% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Romanian Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Romania amounted to
$17 billion or 19.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $3.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $2.5 billion
  3. Vehicles: $2.5 billion
  4. Plastics: $1.2 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $585.9 million
  6. Iron or steel products: $564.3 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $557.6 million
  8. Rubber: $350.6 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $247.1 million
10. Aluminum: $217.7 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Romania amounted to
$8.5 billion or 9.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $794.6 million
  3. Plastics: $562.8 million
  4. Iron and steel: $501.1 million
  5. Vehicles: $466.5 million
  6. Raw hides excluding furskins: $404 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $362.6 million
  8. Footwear: $284.1 million
  9. Pharmaceuticals: $210.7 million
10. Wool: $193.4 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from Hungary

Hungary's exports to Romania amounted to
$6.4 billion or 7.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $1 billion
  2. Machinery: $525.4 million
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $482.6 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $445.8 million
  5. Vehicles: $444.7 million
  6. Plastics: $390 million
  7. Cereals: $288.3 million
  8. Food waste, animal fodder: $156.8 million
  9. Meat: $152.7 million
10. Rubber: $149.9 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from Poland

Poland's exports to Romania amounted to
$4.7 billion or 5.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $456.3 million
  2. Vehicles: $351.1 million
  3. Machinery: $332.1 million
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $272.6 million
  5. Plastics: $254.4 million
  6. Furniture, lighting, signs: $217.9 million
  7. Knit or crochet clothing: $167.1 million
  8. Footwear: $142.7 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $131.9 million
10. Rubber: $114.5 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from France

France's exports to Romania amounted to
$4.5 billion or 5.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $820.8 million
  2. Vehicles: $682.5 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $382.4 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $262.8 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $246.5 million
  6. Plastics: $235.4 million
  7. Other chemical goods: $204.7 million
  8. Rubber: $165.6 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $143.1 million
10. Iron and steel: $120.5 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from China

China's exports to Romania amounted to
$4.3 billion or 5% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $1.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $1.1 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $201.6 million
  4. Vehicles: $167 million
  5. Furniture, lighting, signs: $148.4 million
  6. Plastics: $140.3 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $139.5 million
  8. Toys, games: $101.7 million
  9. Footwear: $73.7 million
10. Rubber: $62 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from Netherlands

Dutch exports to Romania amounted to
$3.4 billion or 4% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $766.2 million
  2. Machinery: $383.1 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $365.1 million
  4. Vehicles: $233.9 million
  5. Plastics: $170.6 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $113.9 million
  7. Fruits, nuts: $87.9 million
  8. Meat: $87.2 million
  9. Live trees and plants: $79.9 million
10. Organic chemicals: $61.2 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from Turkey

Turkey's exports to Romania amounted to
$3.4 billion or 3.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $525.5 million
  2. Vehicles: $407.5 million
  3. Iron and steel: $322.2 million
  4. Iron or steel products: $305.1 million
  5. Plastics: $244.7 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $161.9 million
  7. Vegetables: $78.8 million
  8. Other base metal goods: $72 million
  9. Fruits, nuts: $71.4 million
10. Knitted or crocheted fabric: $65.2 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from Austria

Austria's exports to Romania amounted to
$2.8 billion or 3.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $478.9 million
  2. Vehicles: $366.7 million
  3. Machinery: $362.8 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $170 million
  5. Iron and steel: $150.3 million
  6. Paper: $135.4 million
  7. Plastics: $119 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $91.1 million
  9. Leather, animal gut articles: $74.2 million
10. Medical, technical equipment: $66.3 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Romania amounted to
$2.8 billion or 3.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $2.3 billion
  2. Rubber: $93.2 million
  3. Iron and steel: $79.1 million
  4. Wood: $44.6 million
  5. Organic chemicals: $42.5 million
  6. Fertilizers: $38.3 million
  7. Paper: $32 million
  8. Machinery: $31.1 million
  9. Ores, slag, ash: $19.2 million
10. Inorganic chemicals: $18.4 million
Top 10 Romanian Imports from Czech Rep.

Czech Republic's exports to Romania amounted to
$2.5 billion or 2.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $463.4 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $456.1 million
  3. Machinery: $337.9 million
  4. Plastics: $134.9 million
  5. Rubber: $77 million
  6. Iron or steel products: $76.8 million
  7. Iron and steel: $68.5 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $66 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $46.2 million
10. Toys, games: $39.7 million
Fastest-Growing Romanian Imports 2017
Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis