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The European Union will continue to support the Republic of Moldova with the implementation of the DCFTA agreement that opens the European market to Moldovan businesses, the Head of the EU Delegation to Moldova, Ambassador Peter Michalko told an international conference on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) taking place as part of Moldova Business Week in Chisinau from 3-6 October. The EU...
On 19-22 June 2017, Advice for Small Businesses of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) organised a training course on ‘Marketing and Selling Consulting Services’ for local consultants in the Republic of Moldova. The overall objective of the training was to build the capacity of local consultants in the Republic of Moldova (hereinafter referred to as Moldova) in order to...
The EU4Business-supported project to help implement the Republic of Moldova’s Deep and Comprehensive Trade Agreement (DCFTA) with the EU has increased access to finance, generated jobs and helped align Moldovan standards with those of the EU, making products safer and improving trading opportunities. These were the conclusions of the event held on 23 August to mark the end of the DCFTA Sector...
The c onfererence to mark the anniversary of the Organisation for the Development of the Small and Medium Size Enterprises (ODIMM) in the Republic of Moldova in May saw participants take stock of the projects and programmes implemented by the organisation over that time. The ODIMM has helped reform the regulatory framework in the country, promote market access, develop human capital and...
Officials cutting ribbon
On the 19th of June, 2017 the Calarasi Business Incubator was officially opened in the presence of Mr. Octavian Calmic, Deputy Prime-Minister, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Moldova, Mr. Aneil Singh, Head of Operations Section at the EU Delegation to Moldova as well as representatives of local and rayonal public administrations. The Calarasi Business Incubator is the ninth Business...
Chisinau/Luxembourg, 4 July 2017 An EU-backed programme enabling the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Republic of Moldova and other countries that have signed an Association Agreement with the European Union was launched in Chisinau today. The goal of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) Initiative East is to strengthen...
Participants at the East Invest 2 Annual Partner Conference 2017
21 June 2017, Kiev More than 100 business support organisations (BSOs) representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and the EU Member States gathered in Kiev today for the final conference of the EU funded East Invest project. Participants discussed private sector's engagement in policymaking across the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries and showcased East Invest...
Participants at the SME Academy on Access to EU Markets, from 10-12 May, heard that 65% of Moldovan exports are now reaching EU countries.
65% of exports from Moldova are now reaching EU markets, the vice-chair of the country’s chamber of commerce and industry told an SME training academy in May. 35 representatives of SMEs attended a three-day academy in Chisinau, organised under the EU4Business East Invest 2 project in cooperation with the Moldova Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 10-12 May. Mihail Bîlba, vice-chair of the...
Participants at the high-level conference celebrating the 10th anniversary of ODIMM, the Moldovan SME development organisation.
Some 3,700 jobs have been created by SMEs in Moldova over the past decade, while around 2,500 companies have benefited from financial support, a conference in Chisinau heard on 17 May. ODIMM , the Moldovan Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Sector Development Organisation, celebrated a decade of working for SMEs in the country at a high-level conference at the Republican Palace. Over 100 people...
Launch conference
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched a new EUR 10 million credit line for SMEs in Moldova supported by EU4Business . The funds could help your SME take advantage of the opportunities offered by the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) agreement Moldova has with the EU. The credit facility aims to help local SMEs invest in improvements in product...