Trade relations between the Republic of Moldova and the European Union in January – June 2022

Trade relations between the Republic of Moldova and the European Union in January – June 2022
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Moldovan exports to the European Union market constituted USD 1 410.3 M and has reached a share of 61.6% of total exports. Compared to January-June 2021, Moldovan exports to EU increased by 64.1%. Out of all Moldovan exports to the EU market, the share of the agri-food products export is 49.5% and the share of industrial products export is 50.5%.

Out of all Moldovan exports to EU, Romania has a share of 47.1% (USD 664.1 M), followed by Italy with 13.8% (USD 194.8 M), Germany with 9.1% (USD 128.9 M) and other EU countries.

Top 10 most exported Moldovan categories of products to EU:

No.

Description

6 months

2021 (M $)

6 months

2022 (M$)

Trend 2022/2021

  1.  

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof

285.1

274.4

-3.7%

  1.  

Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits

22.4

205.9

Increase by 9.2 times

  1.  

Animal, vegetable or microbial fats and oils

32.6

174.4

Increase by 5.3 times

  1.  

Cereals

27.4

164.4

Increase by 6 times

  1.  

Furniture

83.1

79.7

-4.1%

  1.  

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories

60.3

66.6

+10.4%

  1.  

Edible fruit and nuts

34.7

48.7

+40.3%

  1.  

Glass and glassware

28.1

47.4

+68.7%

  1.  

Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock

26.2

43.3

+65.3%

  1.  

Beverages, spirits and vinegar

39.4

43.2

+9.6%

 

Moldova’s Imports from EU

In January – June 2022, Moldova’s imports from EU reached an amount of USD  1 997.4 M which represents a share of 45.9% of total Moldovan imports.  Compared to January-June 2021, Moldovan imports from EU increased by 29%.

Out of all Moldovan imports from the EU market, the share of the agri-food products is 15.6% and the share of industrial products is 84.4%.

Out of all Moldovan imports from EU, Romania has a share of 35.2% (USD 702.5 M), followed by Germany with 14.4% (USD 287.7 M), Italy with 11.4% (USD 228.2 M), Poland with 7.2% (USD 145.1 M) and other EU Countries.

Top 10 most imported Moldovan categories of products from EU:

No.

Description

6 months

2021 (M $)

6 months

2022 (M$)

Trend 2022/2021

  1.  

Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation

216.0

482.7

Increased by 2.2 times

  1.  

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof

152.1

165.9

+9.1%

  1.  

Vehicles

118.6

160.3

+35.2%

  1.  

Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances

125.9

138.9

+10.3%

  1.  

Plastics and articles thereof

96.4

99.3

+3%

  1.  

Paper and paperboard

96.4

99.3

+3%

  1.  

Pharmaceutical products

92.5

87.6

-5.3%

  1.  

Miscellaneous chemical products

55.9

68.3

+22.2%

  1.  

Dairy produce; birds' eggs; natural honey

24.9

30.4

+22.1%

  1.  

Meat and edible meat offal

13.2

28.3

Increased by 2.1 times