Thirty Romanian companies are among the Top 500 companies in terms of turnover in Central and Eastern Europe this year, the local daily Ziarul Financial reported on Thursday, citing the ranking compiled by Deloitte Central Europe.
The best-ranked Romanian firm is Petrom SA, with a 16th spot, down from last year's 12th place, followed by Rompetrol Rafinare at 50th, Mittal Steel Galati at 63rd, Dacia Automobile at 64, and Metro Romania at 91.
Among the 30 Romanian companies that entered the top echelon, 24 are foreign companies and six are state-owned. No private enterprises entered the Top 500.
Among all Central European countries, Poland dominates the ranking with 176 companies.
According to the Deloitte report, the overall turnover of Polish companies accounts for 34.3 percent in the overall revenues of the 500 largest companies in the region.
Polish oil refiner PKN Orlen again ranked the first as it did last year.