AMRO conducted its 5th Business Mission on March 28-30

3/28/2017 – The AMRO mission met with top leaders in Romania to discuss how American companies can contribute to the prosperity of Romanian citizens and strengthen the economic ties between the two countries. Member companies also stressed the importance of predictability in laws and regulations to a healthy business environment.

The AMRO delegation met with President Klaus Iohannis, Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu, Foreign Minister Teodor-Viorel Melescanu, and Minister for Business Environment, Commerce and Entrepreneurship Alexandru Petrescu. In addition, companies met individually with Ministers responsible for policies relevant to their business. U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm also kindly hosted the AMRO delegation at the Ambassador’s residence for a reception.

The delegation this year included thirteen American companies: Amgen, Archer Daniels Midland, Bell Helicopter, The Boeing Company, ExxonMobil, General Dynamics, Medtronic, Mega Company, MetLife, Oshkosh Defense, Pfizer, Smithfield Foods, and Timken.

A full schedule for the mission is below:

Tuesday, March 28
Evening Welcome Briefing with U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm
Roundtable with President of the Chamber of Deputies, Liviu Dragnea
Wednesday, March 29
Morning Roundtable with Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu
Group Roundtable with President Klaus Iohannis


Afternoon Group Roundtable with Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor-Viorel Meleșcanu
Private Sector Roundtable  with the American Chamber of Commerce, Romania
Evening U.S. Embassy Reception at the Ambassador’s Residence
Thursday, March 30
Morning Small Group Roundtable with State Secretary George Ciamba, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
Private Sector Roundtable with Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR)
Noon Group Roundtable with Minister of Business Environment and Commerce Alexandru Petrescu