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, 21 June 2017

The FRD Center Market Entry Services brief presentation video


The FRD Center Market Entry Services (Emerging Markets in Europe: Romania, Poland, Hungary etc.) brief presentation video is now available. More details at

http://moviemakeronline.com/movie/e4ebfa15-c91a-45d4-b287-1682d51b61ae

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Modern retail in Romania develops at double-digit speed

International retail chains present on the Romanian market expand at double-digit speed confirming the Romanian consumers' increasing demand and purchasing power.

Thus, Profi - the most dynamic retail network owned by Mid Europa Partners PE fund - has registered in 2016 a turnover growth of 39% compared to 2015.

It is followed by Mega Image with a TO growth of over 21% and Lidl of over 18%.

In 2017, the expansion of the modern retail in Romania continues while new international retail chains announced market entry into Romania - the most dynamic large market in the EU.

Romanian retail increased 16.4% in March 2017 compared to February 2017 and with 9.2% vs. March 2016.


FRD Center facilitates access of foreign producers to local buyers in Romania and the other markets in CE Europe, SE Europe and Eastern Europe.

For more than 17 years, FRD Center organises B2B meetings, Trade Missions, Trade Delegations and business matchmaking between foreign producers, manufacturers, exporters and local buyers, importer-distributors, wholesalers, supliers in Romania, Eastern Europe and Emerging Markets in Europe.

In regards to Food retail and food imports developments in Romania here are some recent data put together by FRD Center Market Entry Services
http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.ro/2017/03/food-retail-and-food-imports.html

With the increasing purchasing power in the current period and the consumption growth registered in Romania, it is expected to be seen an increase in the purchase of all the above types of products, with a preference for gourmet and speciality ones.

The Development of the Food Retail Sector in Romania has been monitored by FRD Center Market Entry Services http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.ro/2016/12/the-development-of-food-retail-sector.html

The Romanian Food & Beverages Retail continues to develop in 2017, mainly based on imported products. Are you interested to research the market opportunities or present your products to the Romanian buyers? To acquire a local player in the Romanian food retail or import-distribution market? To collaborate with a local importer-distributor? To acquire a local company or to expand your operations? Perhaps we can collaborate.

For more details about the DIY Market in Romania - its development, players, how to access the buyers and the suppliers of DIY feel free to consult
http://market-entry-romania.blogspot.ro/2017/02/diy-market-in-romania-continuous.html

We, at FRD Center, are constantly monitoring various sectors and analysing certain potential opportunities for investors, for exporters and for those looking to source from Romanian manufacturers, providing B2B matchmaking and deal origination in the food & beverages sector.

What opportunity is interesting for you? How can we be of assistance to you?

For tailor-made sector data and B2B matchmaking with players in the Emerging Markets in Europe, feel free to contact the FRD Center team at:

email: europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459/60/61

Are you looking to connect with local specialised importer-distributors and direct buyers or with local suppliers / manufacturers in markets such as Romania, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Hungary or Poland?

Perhaps we can collaborate. For tailor-made sector data and B2B matchmaking with players in the Emerging Markets in Europe, for product introduction to potential buyers in Romania, Poland, Czech Republic, Serbia, Lithuania etc. feel free to contact the FRD Center team at: email:europa@frdcenter.ro or tel: +4021 411 1459/60/61

FRD Center (www.frdcenter.ro) provides market research in Eastern Europe and the region, B2B matchmaking in the CE Europe and SEE, M&A assistance in Romania, in CEE and SEE, in the Emerging Markets in Europe.

The FRD Center B2B Matchmaking services involve identification and selection of most relevant targets, direct liaison at Manager level, presentation of the Client's products / services, pursuit for obtaining expression of interest in a 1-2-1 meeting with the Client representative, arranging and confirming 1-2-1 business meetings in a Commercial Agenda / Business Itinerary in the market, assistance on location, follow-up etc.




Sunday, 4 June 2017

Get Ready for the Fabulous FITS - the Sibiu International Theatre Festival (Romania)


Only a few days left to the FITS 24th Edition - the Sibiu International Theatre Festival in Romania is the most complex festival in Romania while internationally, it has become the most important performing arts festival in Europe, judging by its ampleness, dimension, and quality of events.

The 24th edition of FITS continues a rich cultural offer, at the highest level: over 3200 artists and guests, 503 performances and events in 71 performance venues, shows from 70 countries will be present at FITS 2017. Here is just a glimpse of what you can expect:

FITS 2017 VIDEO

Since 2015, FRD Center (www.frdcenter.ro) is an international endorser and a proud promoter of the FITS - www.sibfest.ro - recognising top level quality of the events and of the people involved.