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Trade and jobs

EU companies export to the rest of the world nearly as much as China and more than firms in the US or any other country.

And this gives jobs to 36 million Europeans! 

See how trade supports jobs in your country!




Exports from Romania to countries outside the EU support 1.1 million jobs in Romania.

Another 300 thousand Romanians are in jobs linked to exports from other EU countries to countries outside the EU.

This means 1 in 6 jobs in Romania depend on EU exports.

Romanian exports to countries outside the EU also support over 53 thousand jobs in the rest of the EU.

In Romania, most people in export-related jobs are medium-skilled workers.
Employment by Member States supported by EU exports by skill
High Medium Low
Skills 17 61 22
Half of export-related jobs in Romania are in services.
Employment by EU exports to the rest of the world, by industry
primary machinery & transport equipment services others
Sectors 24 11 50 15