Moldova is a small open agricultural economy with a strong but volatile growth performance, vulnerability to climatic and global economic conditions. Due to the weak economic activity of major economic partners and trade restrictions, growth decelerated to a still strong 4.7% in January-September 2014.
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June 16, 2015 — Moldova's corruption indicators have grown worse over recent years. In his editorial, Alex Kremer, World Bank Country Manager for Moldova, highlights some causes and effects of corruption and red tape.Read More »
April 8, 2015 — Moldova’s real GDP grew 4.6 percent in 2014, but has been slowing down since the third quarter of the year. The economy is projected to go into a recession in 2015, reflecting the negative shocks from external demand, remittances and financing.Read More »
March 27, 2015 — Apart from being strikingly beautiful, forests provide a priceless resource – crucial for the world’s ecosystem and climate, as well as for local economies. World Bank helps forest managers from Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus fight illegal activities in the sector, and preserve ecosystem and economy.Read More »
The Briefing Book consists of 30 policy notes on key issues related to the development of Moldova, including energy, justice and police reform, economy and the banking sector, civil society and vocational educational training.Read More »