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%



UNSAR 30 Years: How to build a financially protected Romania

"In 1994, the year UNSAR was founded, the Romanian insurance market was about USD 150 million. Thirty years later, it has reached USD 4.5 billion," remarked Alexandru Ciuncan in his opening speech at the International Conference organized by UNSAR, the Romanian insurers’ association, to mark its 30th anniversary.

High level meeting between the Romanian and Turkish main insurance market bodies

On June 3-4, 2024, the Insurance and Private Pensions Regulation and Supervision Agency (SEDDK), the Turkish Insurance Association (TSB), and Maher Holding hosted some of the most prominent figures in Romania's insurance and finance sector, in a visit aiming at extending the regional cooperation in the re/insurance sector.

RECREX ensures the international claims management of Axeria Iard

RECREX Romania, a company affiliate of RECREX INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE SERVICES, has been appointed in June 2022 by Axeria Iard – Lyon to perform cross-border claims management to deliver a range of expanded services for the benefit of Axeria across Europe.

ROMANIA: a new player on the MTPL insurance market

The Romanian MTPL insurance market has a new player, after the Council of the Financial Supervisory Authority (A.S.F.) authorized, during the meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, the company EAZY Asigurari S.A. to operate on this line of business.

Adrian MARIN reconfirmed at the helm of GENERALI Romania

Adrian MARIN’s mandate as Member and President of the Directorate at the company GENERALI Romania Asigurare Reasigurare S.A.was renewed, receiving the approval of the Council of the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority on August, 23.

Romanian insurers awarded for their achievements throughout the last year

The Romanian insurance industry will celebrate tonight its achievements at the 23rd edition of the Insurance Market Awards Gala. The Awards Gala represents a culminating moment in the industry's calendar, the occasion to recognize and celebrate the achievements of insurance companies and professionals.

STATISTICS: ROMANIA, 1Q 2023: under the first effects of the Euroins failure

Romanian insurers reported GWP worth EUR 957.9 million in Q1 2023, which is only 1.74% up y-o-y. Out of this total, life insurance accounted for 16.75% share, with GWP of EUR 160.4 million, by 0.7% less than in the previous year. Non-life insurance saw a positive growth rate of 2.24%, to EIR 797.5 million, which is a rather modest evolution after the 2022 results.

ROMANIA: insurance brokers intermediated GWP worth EUR 2.52 billion

GWP distributed by Romanian insurance brokers in the local market increased by 26% in 2022 compared to the previous year, up to almost RON 12.5 billion (EUR 2.52 billion). Thus, they distributed almost 76% of the total premium volume in the industry, the Financial Supervisory Authority's report reads.

Eurohold accuses hostilities on Euroins Romania

Eurohold Bulgaria, a leading energy and financial group in Southeast Europe, accuses an organized attack against Euroins Romania, the largest insurer on the Romanian insurance market and the biggest unit of Euroins Insurance Group, the holding's subsidiary insurance group.