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%



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.

STATISTICS: ROMANIA, 1Q2020: Private health insurance expanded by 44% y-o-y

Between January-March 2020, the Romanian insurance market wrote a gross amount of premiums of RON 2.95 billion (~EUR 612 million*), up 8.8% year-on-year, and paid a total volume of claims in amount of RON 1.79 billion (~EUR 370 million*), 14.2% more y-o-y, the latest figures from the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) show.

Nicolae TROFIN appointed in the Board of SIGNAL IDUNA Romania

Nicolae TROFIN was appointed as a third member of the Board of SIGNAL IDUNA Romania, top health insurance provider. He joins Tiberiu Maier, Chairman and Mihaela Druga, Member. He will coordinate customer service activities, including customer service, sales and marketing.

NN Romania enters the non-life insurance market

NN Romania, the life insurance market's leader, announced plans to expand the activity by entering the non-life insurance market. Earlier this year, the Dutch insurer has made the same move on the Hungarian market.