The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia.

The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia.
The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia, Lithuania.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Waste from Electronics and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) Market in Romania



The Romanian e-waste management market includes approximately 60 WEEE treatment operators. According to the FRD Center analysis, in 2012, the WEEE treatment operators registered a cumulative net turnover of over 680 million EUR and had some 2,900 employees.

The most profitable ten Romanian WEEE treatment operators, according the FRD Center analysis, were in 2012: Metalimpex Romania, Rematholding Co, Regenersis Bucharest, Alro Metal Ghencea, Total Waste Recycling, Remat Bucuresti Sud, New Company Recycling, Greenweee International, Bene International and Silnef MG. In 2012, they recorded a combined net turnover of over 420 million EUR and a cumulated net profit of approximately 7.1 million EUR.  

FRD Center monitored their activity and it resulted that their range of programs develops year by year.

In 2013, Greenweee International launched an intelligent waste collection station in Buzau, called Sigurec Prime. The station collects WEEE and packaging waste. The station was launched in partnership with the Buzau City Hall and Carrefour Romania.

Currently, there are nine organisations that have licence for taking over the legal responsibilities for the WEEE collection, reuse, recycling and recovery on the domestic market. Some examples are: RoRec Association, Ecotic Association, Environ Association, Recolamp Association or EcoPoint Association.

The Ecotic Association manages over 300 collection points. In 2012, Ecotic collected and treated over 7,400 tonnes of WEEE and developed 20 awareness and collection campaigns. Ecotic had a WEEE recycling rate in the treatment process of 84% and a recovery rate of 91% in 2012. Ecotic has over 380 affiliated producers that released on the market over 20,000 tons of EEE in 2012.

In April 2013, the RoRec Association in partnership with the Local City Hall launched a free service of WEEE collection in Sibiu.

The Recolamp Association collected and recycled 520 tonnes of lighting equipment waste in 2012, recording an increase of approximately 350% compared to the waste quantities managed in 2011. During the period 15 May - 31 July 2013, the Recolamp Association performed a national collection campaign for the lighting equipment waste. The campaign targeted companies and public institutions all over the country.

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Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Romanian beverages sector

Investments in production facilities of beer in Romania increased year by year, even in periods of market contraction, so far totaling more than 1.2 billion.

In 2012 alone, between the members of the Association - Bergenbier, Heineken Romania, Romaqua Group, Ursus Breweries, United Romanian Breweries Bereprod and the mini-brewery The Beer Clinic - a growth of nearly 10 million EUR in investment has been recorded for the second year in a row, reaching a total of 71 million EUR.

Contributions to the state budget by the members of the Romanian Brewers Association have reached the threshold of 283 million euros in 2012, up 11 million from the previous year . These contributions were an important contribution to the state budget , consisting of different taxes (VAT, excise duties, employee taxes and social security contributions ) . In 2012, the excise duty on beer accounted for 60 % of total excise revenues collected on alcoholic beverages market.


Source: Magazinul Progresiv

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Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Specific dynamics in the Romanian market: manufacturing, services and distribution

- Currently, nine producers of CHEMICAL FERTILISERS operate on the Romanian market. These recorded in 2012 a combined net turnover of approximately 520 million EUR. The top three producers of chemical fertilizers on the domestic market registered the cumulative net turnover of over 450 million EUR in 2012.


- The Romanian WEEE market includes approximately 60 treatment operators that perform also WEEE collection activities. These players registered a cumulative net turnover of over 680 million EUR in 2012.


- In Romania there are over 30 producers of BRONZE CASTING. They recorded in 2012 a combined net turnover of over 15 million EUR, this representing a decrease by approximately 14% compared to 2011. The ten largest producers of bronze castings in Romania registered a cumulative net turnover of over 13 million EUR in 2012.


- The Romanian STAFF LEASING market includes eight providers. The providers of staff leasing services on the Romanian market recorded in 2012 a combined net turnover of approximately 48 million EUR.


- The domestic distribution market of ADDITIVES FOR PLASTIC MATERIALS includes over 20 players. The distributors of additives for plastic materials in Romania registered a cumulative net turnover of some 130 million EUR in 2012, up by 4% compared to the previous year. The ten largest distributors of additives for plastic materials in Romania recorded in 2012 a combined net turnover of approximately 115 million EUR, up by some 3% compared to 2011.


- Approximately 30 manufacturers of THERMOPLASTIC PACKAGING operate on the domestic market. They recorded in 2012 a combined net turnover of over 125 million EUR, this representing a decrease by approx. 7% compared to 2011. The ten largest manufacturers of thermoplastic packaging in Romania registered the cumulative net turnover of over 100 million EUR.


- The Romanian sector of manufacturing of MOTORS, PUMPS, VALVES AND ELECTRONICS FOR HYDROSTATIC TRANSMISSIONS includes approximately ten players. The producers of motors, pumps, valves and electronics for hydrostatic transmissions registered the combined net turnover of some 20 million EUR in 2012, this representing a decrease by approximately 10% compared to 2011.

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