On the margin of the crisis in Romania – pe marginea crizei

“In this article Freddy M.E. Jacobs, the president of the Belgian Romanian real estate chamber gives his ideas on the current crisis and situation in Romania.”

While doing the maintenance of the website of the business club that I have created in Bucharest I found that it is time to give some reflections on the current crisis.

October 28, 2008 – discussion on the impact of the financial crisis in and on Romania at a BC event

With some 20 invitees for the wine tasting event organized by the Belgian Connection on October 28, the atmosphere was intimate both during the wine tasting, presented by prof. Boboc with wines generously sponsored by Metro, and afterwards during the dinner assembled by Novotel.

Poienaru: Romania can only be competetive in agriculture

This article is presented by freddy jacobs, managing director -

When I read the ZF this week then I could not resist and I had to present you the following article as we deal with many large scale agricultural projects at this moment. 

Political map romania 2 December 2008

1. General political map - parliament elections 30 November 2008 

PD-L, PSD, PNL si UDMR, cele patru partide care au reusit sa intre in Parlament, au colorat harta politica a Romaniei in portocaliu, rosu, albastru si verde.

PD-L orange - PSD red - PNL bleu - UDMR green

Pigs in Romania

50% of the investment in the pig sector procurement can obtained as a non-refundable funds. This article is intended to create a clear picture of the current situation in Romania anno 2008. In 2003, we have tried to bring larger investors but it was too early. today it is the right time. The non-refundable grants are given till the end of 2013.

Do last years fundamentals still hold true for Romanian property ?

While there are few people who would have seen the recent property revolution happening in Romania there is no doubting that the last few years have made many people a great deal of money. 

Locals, developers and foreign investors have all had a hand in the rise and rise of Romanian property, but has it all come to an end?

Or do the fundamentals of last year still hold strong?

Associated Networks & Associations and Federations

List of Associated Networks: - Alumni Association of the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School - ambassador for Romania (liaison officer) Freddy Jacobs, president CIBR & foundation partner Belgian Connection - Flemish Business Network - Flemish Network Lounge

Romanian postal codes

If you are looking for a Romanian postal code try this link:

Have fun

Freddy M.E. Jacobs



Embassies & Consulates in Bucharest and Romania

This list is presented by Freddy M.E. Jacobs president Camera Imobilaira Belgia Romanai and founding partner of Belgian Connection. It is intended to be used as a working document to invite the other communities. 


The ones that adapt first will be the winners in the market after the crisis

“So the owner of the land will receive money when he understands that the real value  is 30%-40%  smaller than last year, but the amount received will allow him to buy another property, or to make other investments, also 30%cheaper, the market has chance of restarting….. “