Moldova builds 2020 budget on heavy public borrowing

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest November 29, 2019

Over the next three years, Moldova’s external debt is expected to rise by around $1bn, compared to a more moderate advance of $0.5bn over the past decade.

Moldova’s new PM hints at suspending cooperation with IMF

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest November 27, 2019

Moldova could “take a break” in its collaboration with the IMF, PM Ion Chicu said, days after announcing plans to secure $500mn infrastructure loans from Russia.

Moldova’s industry gains momentum in Q3

bne IntelliNews November 21, 2019

Industrial output increased by 9.3% y/y in Q3, driven by the 10.9% y/y advance of the core manufacturing industries.

Moldovan PM Sandu loses confidence vote

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest November 13, 2019

Shaky coalition between Sandu's pro-EU ACUM bloc and President Dodon's pro-Russian Socialists fractures after just five months.

Crisis within Moldova’s ruling coalition makes Plahotniuc’s party a key player again

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest November 12, 2019

Moldova’s parliament is poised to vote on the no-confidence motion submitted by the Socialist Party of President Igor Dodon against the government of Prime Minister Maia Sandu.