Most immigrants in Romania come from the Middle East
A big part of the foreigners are men that conduct commercial activities, taking advantage of the permissive laws, favorable to foreign investments the study reads. Unlike immigrants from China and Turkey, Romania receives immigrants from the Republic of Moldova who choose Romania for their studies and work and less for commercial activities.
In September 2010 in Romania there were 60,000 foreigners with residence of which 49,000 had temporary residence and 10,000 permanent. The study reads that a third of the immigrants from Romania come to study, 15% choose Romania for a job and under 5% for business.