Romania looks more attractive to foreign investors than a year ago despite the financial troubles, as revealed by the newest figures of the country's central bank BNR. These shows that in January 2009 foreign direct investments in Romania amounted to 912 million euro, up 51% as compared to January 2008.

Foreign direct investments in January 2008 amounted to 603 million euro.

In January 2009, the current account deficit dropped to 525 million euro, down 54.6% as compared to January 2008.