Trade relations between the Republic of Moldova and the European Union in January-June 2021

Trade relations  between the Republic of Moldova and the European Union  in January-June 2021
Sursa foto: DCFTA.MD

According to the statistical data presented by the National Bureau of Statistics, the trade flow between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova reached the amount of 2 407.4 M USD and increased by 12.9% compared with the semester I of 2020. The European Union remains the main trading partner of the Republic of Moldova.

Moldovan exports to the European Union market constituted 858.8 M USD and has reached a share of 64.5% of total exports. Compared to January-June 2020, Moldovan exports to EU increased by 15.6%.

 

Out of all Moldovan exports to EU, Romania has a share of 43.4% (372.8 M USD), followed by Germany with 15.7% (134.6 M USD), Italy with 10.9% (94.2 mil. USD) and other EU countries.

Top 10 most exported Moldovan goods to EU:

No.

Description

6 months

2020 (M $)

6 months

2021 (M$)

Trend 2021/2020

  1.  

Insulated (including enamelled or anodised) wire, cable (including coaxial cable) and other insulated electric conductors, whether or not fitted with connectors; optical fibre cables, made up of individually sheathed fibres, whether or not assembled with electric conductors or fitted with connectors

180.9

263.8

+45.8%

  1.  

Seats, whether or not convertible into beds, and parts thereof

38.3

57.4

+49.8%

  1.  

Sunflower-seed, safflower or cotton-seed oil and fractions thereof, whether or not refined, but not chemically modified

50.4

31.6

-37.3%

  1.  

Wine of fresh grapes, including fortified wines; grape must

24.8

28.2

+13.7%

  1.  

Other nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled:

38.3

26.4

-31.1%

  1.  

Sunflower seeds, whether or not broken

48.7

19.3

-60.4%

  1.  

Carboys, bottles, flasks, jars, pots, phials, ampoules and other containers, of glass, of a kind used for the conveyance or packing of goods; preserving jars of glass; stoppers, lids and other closures, of glass

14.2

18.9

+33.1%

  1.  

Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons, including station wagons and racing cars

3.6

16.3

+352.7%

  1.  

Men's or boys' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear)

12.7

16.1

+26.7%

  1.  

Women's or girls' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear)

16.1

14.8

-8.1%

 

In the first semester of 2021, imports from EU to MD reached an amount of 1 548.5 M USD which represents a share of 47.4% of total Moldovan imports.  Compared to January-June 2020, Moldovan imports from EU increased by 38.4%.

Out of all Moldovan imports from EU, Romania has a share of 27.1% (420.1 M USD), followed by Germany with 17.5% (271.9 M USD), Italy with 14.2% (220.0 M USD), Poland with 8.0% (124.5 M USD) and other EU Countries.

Top 10 most imported European good in Moldova:

No.

Description

6 months

2020 (M $)

6 months

2021 (M$)

Trend 2021/2020

  1.  

Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oil (kg)

106.4

156.1

+46.7%

  1.  

Medicaments consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale

70.6

84.4

+19.5%

  1.  

Insulated (including enamelled or anodised) wire, cable (including coaxial cable) and other insulated electric conductors, whether or not fitted with connectors; optical fibre cables, made up of individually sheathed fibres, whether or not assembled with electric conductors or fitted with connectors

41.5

67.2

+61.9%

  1.  

Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons, including station wagons and racing cars

34.9

62.2

+78.5%

  1.  

Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oil (liter)

31.5

52.2

+65.1%

  1.  

Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, anti-sprouting products and plant-growth regulators, disinfectants and similar products, put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles (for example, sulphur-treated bands, wicks and candles, and flypapers)

47.2

47.1

-0.2%

  1.  

Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (for example, switches, relays, fuses, surge suppressors, plugs, sockets, lamp holders and other connectors, junction boxes), for a voltage not exceeding 1 000 V; connectors for optical fibres, optical fibre bundles or cables

17.3

28.0

+61.8%

  1.  

Sunflower seeds, whether or not broken

18.9

17.3

-8.5%

  1.  

Tubes, pipes and hoses, and fittings therefor (for example, joints, elbows, flanges), of plastics

11.1

16.3

+46.8%

  1.  

Tractors

11.0

16.2

+47.3%