Yesterday, on 27th of April, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova, Mr. Pavel Filip, met with the Chairman of Foreign Investors Association (FIA), the Speaker of the Board of Südzucker Moldova SA, Dr. Alexander Koss.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the current political and economic situation in Moldova, the measures taken by the Government to combat corruption, as well as the activities of the working group of the Economic Council under the Prime Minister on Attracting and Maintaining Private Investments, chaired by FIA.
In addition, it was mentioned the significant progress in the relations between the authorities and the business community, including foreign investors, as well as mutual understanding on priority directions of economic development and optimization of the framework conditions of the business environment in the Republic of Moldova. Foreign Investors Association positively assessed the measures taken by the Government to combat corruption, reducing the number of inspections of control bodies and improving the activities of the tax and customs services. There was highly appreciated the significant increase in revenues to the state budget in comparison with the previous year.
At the same time, the parties identified a number of issues related to the improvement of the framework conditions for doing business in Moldova, for the solution of which Government support is required.
The sides agreed that the dialogue between the Government and the Association become regular and more effective.