Investments in the Romanian economy in the first nine months of 2007 amounted to 39.36 billion Romanian RON, a 29.1% increase from the similar period last year, the National Statistics Institute informs. In the third quarter of the year, the total value of the investments stood at 17.44 billion Romanian RON, 5.29 billion Romanian Ron above the value of a year ago.

Works at new construction sites attracted investments of 19.25 billion Romanian RON in the mentioned period, representing 48.9% of the total value in the sector.

The industry sector attracted 38.7% of investments, while constructions 28.3% and trade and services - 21.9%. At the other end of the spectrum, the agriculture field benefited of only 0.7% of investments.