Location map
author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb

- Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea;
- Neighbours: Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Ukraine, Moldova.

- temperate climate;
- cold, cloudy winters with frequent snow and fog;
- sunny summers with frequent showers and thunderstorms.

Natural hazards:
- earthquakes, most severe in south and southwest regions;
- geologic structure and climate promote landslides.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Pop. density*:81.9people/km2
GDP*:202.7EUR billion

European Union:
EU member, since 2007

Currency: Leu
Code: RON
Since: 2005

Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
Overall Property*:12%
Overall Motor*:57%




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Romania 3Q2020 Insurance Companies Rankings

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Romanian ASF: The insurance market grew by 5% in 2020, to RON 11.5 billion

In 2020, the gross premiums written by the Romanian insurance companies reached RON 11.5 billion (~EUR 2.3 billion), increasing by approximately 5% compared to the previous year, declared Nicu MARCU, President of ASF - Financial Supervisory Authority cited by Romanian insurance news portal

ASF fined the management of the largest Romanian insurer EUR 780 k

The ASF Board decided to fine the Management Board and the Supervisory Board of the Romanian largest insurer - CITY Insurance with a total RON 3.78 million lei (almost EUR 780 k), because fallowing a control, the insurer failed to submit the requested documents in due time, as the Romanian insurance news portal informed.

Romania: ASF fined the two largest MTPL insurers

Following the control actions conducted by ASF, CITY Insurance and EUROINS Romania - the two insurers accounting for almost 75% of the MTPL insurance portfolio in Romania - were sanctioned by the local insurance market supervisor, wrote.

ROMANIA, UNSAR-IRES study: 9 out of 10 Romanians say that climate change is real

90% of Romanians believe that climate change is a real fact, according to the latest sociological research conducted by UNSAR in partnership with IRES. The percentage is similar to the one that emerges from the analysis made in the previous year, a sign that Romanians continue to be concerned about the reality of climate change.

ROMANIA: The MTPL policy to be valid also in digital format

After a series of debades on the way a driver can prove the alidity of MTPL policy, on August 26th, the Council of the Romanian Financial Supervision Authority approved the changes and amended the Norm no 20/2017 on MTPL insurance in Romania.

Who were the winners of the 20th edition of the Romanian Insurance Market Awards Gala?

The 20th edition of the Romanian Insurance Market Awards Gala took place on Wednesday, 26 August, in an original format, which focused on maintaining all the safety requirements imposed by the threat of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The traditional event, organized yearly by XPRIMM, celebrates the best results of the local insurance companies, as well as the most innovative products and the best insurance professionals activating on the Romanian market.