The most recent results of the FIC Business Sentiment Index (carried out in March 2018) came to confirm the significant drop in trust recorded last year in spite of the fact that 54% of respondents are anticipating a growth in their revenues.
Over 70% of respondents said that events in the past 6 months (the reference period) have lowered their trust in the local business environment and believe this has deteriorated.
Unilever takes over local ice cream maker Betty Ice, one of the most important players on the on the local ice cream producers market.
Betty Ice owns a factory in Suceava with a capacity of 120 tons a day and has its own stores in some important cities as well as a network of over 100 distribution kiosks all over the country. Betty Ice was founded 25 years ago and its turnover in 2016 reached 40 million euros, up 10% from 2015.
Against the backdrop of a stable economy in the region and growing macroeconomic indicators, Romania gained investor confidence, becoming a major market in the area, alongside Poland, according to the Deloitte Central Europe Private Equity Confidence Survey.