Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 85.0 % in 2017 in Romania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.02 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Romania reached an all time high of 85.0 % in 2017 and an all time low of 39.1 % in 1991. When compared to Romania's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Bulgaria amounted to 131 %, 169 % in Hungary, 113 % in Moldova and 104 % in Ukraine in 2017.
Romania has been ranked 70th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 39 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.