ROMANIA
Region: EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA
128
of
54
Global Rank: 
20
of
9
Region Rank:

Romania’s IPRI score decreased by 0.1 to 5.4 placing it 9th in Eastern Europe and Central Asia group and 54th in the world. Romania is classified by the IMF as part of the Emerging and Developing Europe group and World Bank as an upper-middle income nation. It is a member of the European Union.
Romania’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment increased by 0.2 to 5.0 with scores of 4.9 in Judicial Independence, 5.3 in Rule of Law, 5.2 in Political Stability, and 4.7 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights remained the same at 5.8 with scores of 4.8 in Property rights, 9.3 in Registering Property, and 3.2 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.3 to 5.5 with scores of 4.8 in Intellectual Property Protection, 8.0 in Patent Protection, and 3.8 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.4 54 of 128 9 of 20
Legal and Political 5.0 55 of 128 10 of 20
Physical 5.8 66 of 128 8 of 20
Intellectual 5.5 51 of 128 8 of 20


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.0 55 of 128 10 of 20
Judicial Independence 4.9 60 of 128 5 of 20
Rule of Law 5.3 54 of 128 10 of 20
Political Stability 5.2 60 of 128 15 of 20
Control of Corruption 4.7 59 of 128 13 of 20


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.8 66 of 128 8 of 20
Protection of Physical Property 4.8 91 of 128 11 of 20
Registering Property 9.3 49 of 127 10 of 20
Access to Loan 3.2 58 of 128 8 of 20


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.5 51 of 128 8 of 20
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.8 67 of 128 9 of 20
Patent Protection 8.0 29 of 108 4 of 10
Copyright Protection 3.8 56 of 104 11 of 20
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