Romania becomes main importer of goods from Moldova, followed by Germany and Italy
November 17, 2022

Romania becomes main importer of goods from Moldova, followed by Germany and Italy

The largest importer of Moldovan products to the EU is Romania, according to the latest data of the National Bureau of Statistics, published by the EU Delegation to Moldova.

According to this data, Moldovan exports to Romania in 2021 amounted to $833.5 million. The second most popular destination for Moldovan goods is Germany, with a total value of $245.4 million, followed by Italy with about $240 million. 

Romania was the leader in 12 out of 19 categories of goods imported from Moldova last year. The largest categories were machinery, home appliances, electrical equipment and their components ($314.6 million) and plant products ($137.5 million).

In 2021, Germany became the largest importer of furniture, bedding, mattresses, pillows and lighting from Moldova, with a value of $62.8 million.

Italy leads in the category of textile and leather materials and products. Honey and dairy products from Moldova are also in demand in Italy.

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