International trade 09.07.2010Moldova foreign trade, January-April 2010
In January-April 2010 foreign trade turnover of the Republic of Moldova made up USD 1,470.6 million. During the period considered export surplus was negative amounting to USD -641.8 million. In January-April 2010 Moldova exported goods amounting to USD 414.4 million in total. Import volume made up USD 1,056.2 million.
Industrial Production and Manufacturing Services 12.05.2009The industry of the Republic of Moldova in 2008
According to the Ministry of Economy and Trade, the industry of Moldova provides 14,8% of all GDP. In this branch work about 690 large enterprises from which only 7% represent the public property. In industrial sector it is registered nearby 16 thousand agents that makes 12,3% of their general number around the country. Over 12% of the working population of the republic works in industry.
Drugs and Pharmaceutical Products 01.04.2009Moldavian retail pharmaceutical market
It was observed growth in Moldavian pharmaceutical market in 2008 and growth rates were especially high at the beginning of the year.
The volume of retail pharmaceutical market in sale pharmacy prices was equal $49.581 thousand at the beginning of 2008, which is 57.5% more than during the same period of 2007 ($ 31,479). Sales of drugs in packages were also increased (by 10%).
Industrial trucks 10.01.2009Moldova truck tractors market (8701 FEACC code)
Traditionally Moldavian carriers purchased primarily used truck tractors. During 11 months of 2006 Moldova imported 190 items of used machinery to the amount of 4688 thousand US dollars against 282 items to the amount of 11721.5 thousand US dollars during the same period of 2007
Dairying, Milk and butter products 15.11.2008Dairy market in Moldova
80% of milk in Moldova is being produced by peasant households (only single large dairy farms have retained). However, centralized milk handling system hasn’t retained in the country. Lack of appropriate quantity of pastures (owing to hot climate and plant growing orientation of agriculture) encourages keeping rather large sheep population. Apart from this, the strongest drought in 2007 entailed fodder deficit and reduction of cattle population.