This summary contains current initiatives and programmes, financed/co-financed by the European Union, to support SMEs in the Republic of Moldova, where 99% of all businesses are SMEs. A total of 80% of them are classified as micro-businesses, with less than 10 employees. Support for this vital element of Moldova’s economic activity has been a key priority for the EU.
Thus, in the last 15 years, the EU has supported about 17,000 SMEs in the Republic of Moldova, committing over €60 million for this purpose. Support materialised through access to loans and grants, which allowed them to invest in the modernisation and expansion of their activities, through guidance and advice on business practices, to improve final effectiveness and profitability.
Interested in the latest news and opportunities?
This website is managed by the EU-funded Regional Communication Programme for the Eastern Neighbourhood ('EU NEIGHBOURS east’), which complements and supports the communication of the Delegations of the European Union in the Eastern partner countries, and works under the guidance of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, and the European External Action Service. EU NEIGHBOURS east is implemented by a B&S Europe-led consortium. It is part of the larger Neighbourhood Communication Programme (2020-2024) for the EU's Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood, which also includes 'EU NEIGHBOURS south’ project that runs the EU Neighbours portal.
The information on this site is subject to a Disclaimer and Protection of personal data. © European Union,