The net investments in the Romanian economy went down by 3.3 percent in 2016, compared with 2015 to RON 70.281 billion, according to the data of the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

In the last quarter of 2016, the net investments in the national economy amounted to RON 23.804 billion, also lower by 14.9 percent compared with the same quarter of 2015.

Thus, in the last quarter of 2016, compared with the last quarter of 2015, the net investments of the national economy decreased by 14.9 percent due to the decrease registered to all the structure elements: other expenses by 26.1 percent, new constructions works by 16.1 percent and equipments (including means of transport) by 9.3 percent.

Also it was an increase in the net investments share in equipments (including means of transport) in the last quarter of 2016, by 2.3 percentage points and on new constructions works by 0.3 percent percentage points. The net investments share in other expenses went down by 2.6 percentage points.

In 2016, the net investments in the national economy went down by 3.3 percent compared with 2015, registering decreases other expenses,by 16.9 percent and new constructions by 2.8 percent. In the equipment area there was an increase by 0.3 percent.