Moldova’s export growth decelerates to 5% y/y in Q2

bne IntelliNews August 8, 2017

Exports slow dramatically from 31% y/y advance in Q1, which was driven by sharp increase in exports to the EU, causing trade gap to widen to €591mn.

Russian deputy PM threatens "stinging countermeasures" after Romania closes airspace

Carmen Simion in Bucharest July 29, 2017

Dmitry Rogozin was travelling to Moldova, where he planned to attend celebration of Russian peacekeeping forces in Transnistria, on a commercial flight after Chisinau denied access to his military jet.

Moldovan Constitutional Court blocks president’s plans to increase powers

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest July 28, 2017

President Igor Dodon wanted to hold a referendum on giving the presidency greater powers to dismiss the parliament.

Moldova's new electoral law ignites street protests

bne IntelliNews July 20, 2017

Opposition politicians believe the new law will prevent them from gaining parliament seats in future elections.

Growth potential of CEE and SEE halved in crisis decade, says IMF official

bne IntelliNews July 13, 2017

Fund’s Europe head warns rapid outflows of skilled workers, ageing workforce and political turmoil are adding to dilemma.