Romania is in strong development with an average GDP growth of 4.4% per year for 5 years (7% in 2017).
France occupies a solid economic position in Romania. Bilateral trade amounted to more than EUR 7.8 billion in 2017. France is the third recipient of Romanian exports and its 4th largest supplier with a market share of 5.6%. France is also the 4th largest foreign investor in Romania.
This growth is currently relying on innovation.
Aware of this relay and the need to continue its development, Romania has set up public funding mechanisms for research aid.