Moldova Investment Climate Reform (IFC-600467)

  • Moldova
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 13, 2015
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Government of Moldova
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Finance
  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 3.36 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 3.36 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Aug 8, 2017

Disclosed by Bank May 10, 2016

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Project Description
This project finances improvements to Moldova's business climate and private sector market. This includes streamlining processes, controls and authorizations, undertaking regulatory work in agribusiness, and facilitate to the legislative framework for retention of investments.
People Affected By This Project
Implementation of the activities and reforms proposed by the Project will lead to simplification of the regulatory framework, removing unnecessary regulatory burden on business companies and lead increased export volumes of agro-food products (Agri-food exports account for approximately half of Moldovas total exports) to the EU, and increased investments (retained and generated). The Project will result in significant compliance cost savings for the private sector and create additional space for investments. It will also increase trade opportunities and help the Government of Moldova to streamline regulatory procedures. The Project will link in a pragmatic manner business regulatory and industry specific work in agribusiness with trade logistics and investment policy to maximize impact on export enhancement and investment generation. It is a targeted intervention building on T&C strengths and addressing Government priorities and the needs of the private sector in Moldova.
Investment Description

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