Romanian wine exports reached 394,725 hls in 2001, against 253,510 hls in 2000. The principal export markets were Germany, the UK, Japan, Russia, Finland and Canada. Bottled exports account for 30% to 40% of total Romanian wine exports. The country's total wine output in 2001 was 5.1 million hls.

Red wine production in Romania is set to increase under a plan launched by the Romanian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (MAAP). It is looking to boost red wine production to 50% of the total compared with the current 31%.