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Send a parcel to Romania from the UK with ParcelBroker and rest assured you are getting the best price and service! We send parcels and pallets to Romania on a regular basis for customers based in the UK. We also help shippers who operate from Romania pick up products from their suppliers around the UK and ship them out to this popular destination.
Transit time can vary with the service chosen. We can offer a speedy air service or a more cost efficient road service. Whichever you choose you can be sure the carriers we work with will provide an amazing delivery service for you!
Below we've written some useful information for companies who send parcels or ship to Romania from the UK. From Brasov to Bucharest we've got it covered.
Here's some useful information if you're shipping parcels to Romania:
Romania is situated in the South East of Europe and is the seventh largest EU member by population.
To date, 4000 companies from the United Kingdom operate in Romania.
British businesses can take advantage of these great benefits of exporting to Romania:
- The English language is used widely.
- You can meet face to face with your clients using low cost air travel.
- There's a massive market to sell to, nearly 20 million consumers!
- It's a great gateway to develop trade with the Balkans and Western CIS countries.
Add to this the SEPA standards for Euro payments (£0 cost to pay your invoices) a skilled and educated workforce and an adoption of western business practices to ensure easy integration and Romania is a great place to focus your export goals.
However as you'd expect, it's not all Blue sky! There are some challenges you need to be aware of including:
- The public sector spending has declined so commodity purchasing from this sector is reduced (as of Aug 2014).
- A knock on effect of this could mean delayed payments for public sector contracts.
- As a member of the European Union, bureaucracy is increasing and transparency is decreasing.
- The justice system has some inconsistencies and corruption is higher than average.
In 2013 export of goods from the UK made up 2.27% of all imports into Romania, this was worth 1.25 billion Euros. We are Romania's 13th largest inward investor amounting to 4 billion Euros invested!
Here's what red hot and Romania are importing most of from the UK:
- Machine parts and Electrical components.
- Clothing, shoes and textiles.
- Chemical products.
- Land and Air vehicles and other transportation equipment.
- Base metals and plastics.
Romania has a whopping great 24% value added tax rate! Wow and we thought we had it bad! However just as we have in the UK (our 5% rate), some products and services have a lower rate of 9% in Romania, here's the list of them:
- Breads and pastries.
- Caravanning and camping services
- Museum entrance fees.
- Newspapers and books.
- Pharmaceutical products.
As the UK is a member of the "Internal Single EU market" goods and services attract no import duties and allow free movement! This is great news for UK exporters as sending to Romania is just as easy in most cases as shipping a parcel or pallet within the UK!
One of the main problems with sending a parcel to Romania is the ability to correctly label your consignment. As with any non English speaking country trying to understand and interpret foreign characters and incomprehensible numbers can be a struggle.
Using this simply guide to Romanian addresses will help you make sure that your deliveries will arrive at their destination.
Addresses are made up of the following:
[Recipient]This is the name of the person that the parcel is being delivered to in Romania.
[Company]The company in Romania
[Street Type], [Street] [Number] [ [Block], [Eentrance], [Floor], [Apartment] ]This is often the most confusing part of the address. The first part is the type of street which can be any of the following:
Str. Street Intr. Drive Aleea. Alley Blvd. Boulevard Sos. Road Drumul. Road Bl. The code for the building. Sc. The entrance number. Et. The floor number. Ap. The apartment number.
Note: Bl. and Sc. may not be required and Et. and Ap. have to specified if Bl. or Sc. are used.
[Postal Code]Postal codes were introduced to Romania in 1974 and since 2003 consist of 6 numerical digits. You can look up the postcode directly on the Romanian post website
[Town] and/or [Village]This is fairly self explanatory and is either the town or the village.
[County] or [Sector]If Bucharest is used then a Sector (Sect.) must be provided.
01xxxx Bucharest Sector 1 02xxxx Bucharest Sector 2 03xxxx Bucharest Sector 3 04xxxx Bucharest Sector 4 05xxxx Bucharest Sector 5 06xxxx Bucharest Sector 6
For all other towns one of the 41 counties (Jud.) should be used. The 41 counties and there corresponding postcodes are as follows:
07xxxx Ilfov County 08xxxx Giurgiu County 10xxxx Prahova County 11xxxx Arges County 12xxxx Buzau County 13xxxx Dâmbovita County 14xxxx Teleorman County 20xxxx Dolj County 21xxxx Gorj County 22xxxx Mehedinti County 23xxxx Olt County 24xxxx Vâlcea County 30xxxx Timis County 31xxxx Arad County 32xxxx Caras-Severin County 33xxxx Hunedoara County 40xxxx Cluj County 41xxxx Bihor County 42xxxx Bistrita-Nasaud County 43xxxx Maramures County 44xxxx Satu Mare County 45xxxx Salaj County 50xxxx Brasov County 51xxxx Alba County 52xxxx Covasna County 53xxxx Harghita County 54xxxx Mures County 55xxxx Sibiu County 60xxxx Bacau County 61xxxx Neamt County 62xxxx Vrancea County 70xxxx Iasi County 71xxxx Botosani County 72xxxx Suceava County 73xxxx Vaslui County 80xxxx Galati County 81xxxx Braila County 82xxxx Tulcea County 90xxxx Constanta County 91xxxx Calarasi County 92xxxx Ialomita County
An example Romanian addresses:
- Ingor Slovak
- SC Insulride
- Str. Gremalstrat Nr.114 Blv.K19, Sc.2, Et,7
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