Analysis // Every year, about 1.8 billion dollars reach the Republic of Moldova through illicit trade schemes
Annually, approximately 1.8 billion dollars reach the Republic of Moldova through illicit trade schemes, according to an analysis carried out by the economist Veaceslav Ioniță. He also claims that over $500 million is leaving the country through overpriced purchases. In order to develop a sustainable, efficient and transparent system, the relevant authorities have developed a national public procurement program for 2023-2026.
USAID transfers 76.8 million dollars to the Government of the Republic of Moldova
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is transferring 76.8 million dollars to the Government of the Republic of Moldova for the reimbursement of record electricity costs in the 2022-2023 cold season, reads a press release from the institution.
Moldova to eliminate 20% of regulations to boost entrepreneurship
The Government of Moldova has approved a new program to promote entrepreneurship and increase competitiveness. The program aims to support the development of sustainable economic growth in Moldova, specifically productive, competitive, and innovative businesses.
Moldovan diaspora organises first European Economic Forum in Paris
Representatives of the Moldovan diaspora from several European countries organised the first European Economic Forum in Paris today. The event was aimed at highlighting the importance of Moldova's European path and the active involvement of the diaspora in promoting the country's image at the entrepreneurial level.
ICAO audit: Air security level in the Republic of Moldova is high
The level of air security is high both for passengers, aircraft crews and the entire aeronautical industry, declared the Minister of Infrastructure and Regional Development, Andrei Spînu, after the completion of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) audit to which our country was subjected.
Patent reform: 95% of former patentees switched to self-employment
Two months after the entry into force of the patent reform, 95% of the former patentees switched to self-employment. The data were presented by the Minister of Economic Development Dumitru Alaiba. According to the official, some of them received their ten thousand lei.
NBS: Annual inflation reached 9.7% in August
In August, annual inflation reached 9.7%. Thus, the further reduction of its annual rate was registered, starting from November last year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announces. Last month, average consumer prices fell by 0.1%.
Moldova: Salaries rise, but number of employees falls
The average gross salary in Moldova rose to 10,400 lei last year, up by nearly 1,500 lei from 2021, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (BNS). However, the number of employees fell to nearly 730,000 at the end of last year, down by nearly 10,000 from 2021.