Invest in Moldova

Advantageous country location, free trade agreements, free economic zones and a strong doing business rank.

Main reasons to invest in Moldova

International rankings

#48 out of 190 in "Doing Business 2020" World Bank's report
#13 in starting a business - 1 day and 3 procedures only
"Stable economy" according to Moody's International Agency 2018

Investment Platforms

7 Free Economic Zones
8 Industrial Parks
16 Multifuntional Industrial Platforms
Moldova IT Park

Advanced ICT infrastructure

6th for lowest fixed broadband costs globally
100% mobile penetration and 98.2% Fiber Optic backbone network
4th place in the world based on % of population covered with Gigabit Internet

Competitive operational costs

Highly-skilled multilingual worforce
Feasible utility costs
Advantageous rental prices (2-4EUR/m3 and 0.8EUR/m3 in FEZs)

Strategic position

Where East meets West
Fast shipping (2 truck days to EU and CIS countries)
Time zone compatibility
Proximity & culture

Friendly fiscal system

Corporate income tax - 12% (7% for farmers enterprises, 6% within Free Economic Zones, 3% within Free Port)
VAT - 20% (6% for natural gases, 8% for agri-food and pharmaceutical, 0% international transportation)
Social insurance contributions - 23%
Unique 7% tax for residents of Moldova IT Park

43 Free Trade Agreements

Free Trade agreements with EU, CIS, CEFTA, GUAM, Turkey
Negotiations of Free Trade agreement width China and EFTA Member State
Member of World Trade Organization

Excellence in E-Raporting, E-Government and E-Documents

One-Stop Shop - 131 documents available online
E-public services: fiscal declarations system, biometric passport, automated border crossing system based on electronic passports, digital map, mobile digital signature and online services

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Benchmark Moldova

World Economic Freedom 2020

Basic institutions that protect the liberty of individuals to pursue their own economic interests result in greater prosperity for the larger society.

Ease of Doing Business 2020

Quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies over time.

Global Completitiveness Report

The analysis presented in the Global Competitiveness Report 2019 (herein: “Report”) is based on a methodology integrating the latest statistics from international organizations and a survey of executives.

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World Economic Freedom 2020

Ease of Doing Business 2020

Global Completitiveness Report

Strategic Sectors
of Moldova

880 million customers duty-free market.

Our country has a Favorable geographical position at the crossroads of commercial routes and also the access to the sea transportation thought the country’s Giurgiulești port.

Please see below the brief description of what the most competitive Moldovan sectors can offer to you.

In case you need some help in finding a suitable Moldovan product or supplier, please, do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help you with that.

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Agrifood

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Organic Agriculture

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Automotive

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Electronics

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ICT & BPO

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Renewable Energy

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Film & Audiovisual Production

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Machine Building

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Creative industries

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