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.

Thursday, 7 November 2013

The thermoplastic packaging sector in Romania


According to the FRD Center market analysis, twenty eight manufacturers of thermoplastic packaging operate on the Romanian market. In 2012, they recorded a combined net turnover of some 140 million EUR and had over 2,600 employees.

The ten most profitable manufacturers of thermoplastic packaging in Romania in 2012 were: Greiner Packaging, Plastor, Munplast, Sterk Plast, Argo Rom Plastics, Gold Plast Production, British Foam Grup, Harplast, Chimica and Diaplast Production. 

Resulting from the FRD Center research, these recorded a cumulative net profit of over 11 million EUR in 2012.

For example, Greiner Packaging Romania, part of the Greiner Group with HQ in Austria, recorded in the first semester of 2013 a turnover of over 14.5 million EUR, up by 8% compared to the similar period of the previous year. The company announced investments of over two million EUR in 2013 for the production modernising.

According to the FRD Center analysis, the imports of the vacuum-moulding machines and other thermoforming machines in Romania registered almost eight million USD in 2012, up by approximately 30% compared to the previous year.

The Romanian exports of the plastic articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, plastic stoppers, lids, caps and other closures recorded 116 million USD in 2012, up by 16% compared to 2011.

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Romania's economic growth in 2013

According to the autumn predictions made public by the European Commission this week, Romania will record 2.2% growth this year as compared to the previously-estimated 1.6% and its economy will expand next year by 2.1% percent as compared to the previous forecast of 2.2%.
The estimated year-on-year inflation rate in 2013 is 3.3%, to drop to 2.5% in 2014 and hit 3.4% in 2015. The Commission, in spring, had anticipated the 2013 y/o/y inflation rate would stand at 4.3 % and in 2014 at 3.1 %.

The Romanian gross domestic product is seen growing up to 2.4 % in 2015.

The Romanian unemployment rate is predicted to drop from 7.3 % this year to 7.1 % in 2014 and to 7% in 2015.

Friday, 1 November 2013

The Romanian market of industrial paints and varnishes



According to the FRD Center analysis, the Romanian market of industrial paints and varnishes includes 13 independent importer-distributors of powder coatings and industrial paints. In 2012, these players recorded a cumulative net turnover of approximately 19 million EUR and over 100 employees.

The most profitable five independent importer-distributors of powder coatings and industrial paints in 2012 were Elton Corporation, Technochim, Chemical Total, Filkon International and Lampart Trade, with a combined net profit of some 1.2 million EUR.

20 independent importer-distributors of industrial liquid paints and adhesives operate on the Romanian market. According to the FRD Center analysis, in 2012, they registered a combined net turnover of approximately 75 million EUR and some 650 employees.

The most profitable five independent importer-distributors of industrial liquid paints and adhesives in 2012 were Temad Co, Coramet Import Export, ABC Best Painting, Clar Import Export and VIP Auto Distribution, with a cumulative net profit of some four million EUR.

The imports of paints and varnishes (including enamels and lacquers) based on synthetic polymers or chemically modified natural polymers, dispersed or dissolved in a non-aqueous medium in Romania recorded approximately 126 million USD in 2012.

The Romanian imports of paints and varnishes (including enamels and lacquers) based on synthetic polymers or chemically modified natural polymers, dispersed or dissolved in an aqueous medium registered approximately 75 million USD in 2012.

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