Former Moldovan president Dodon detained in treason and corruption case

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest May 24, 2022

Moscow claims "persecution" after prosectors probe pro-Russian ex-president on suspicion of bribe-taking, illegal party financing, high treason and embezzlement.

CEE companies weather the COVID-19 crisis

Robert Anderson in Prague May 23, 2022

Prompt and decisive government intervention, financial lifelines and firms’ involvement in global value chains have helped minimise insolvencies, says EIB/EBRD report.

Moldova’s industry up 3.3% y/y in Q3 driven by food, beverages and wood processing

bne IntelIiNews May 23, 2022

Last year the country’s industry rallied driven by robust domestic demand and leapt up by 12.4% — but this year the growth rate is likely to slow down close to a standstill.

Industrial inflation exceeds 25% y/y in Moldova

bne IntelliNews May 20, 2022

The industrial price inflation in April was the second-highest since last November when Gazprom began charging much higher prices under a new contract.

Separatist Transnistria expects 20% economic contraction this year

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest May 16, 2022

Moldovan officials believe leaders in Transnistria don't want to become involved in the Ukraine war that would further devastate the region's economy, despite a strong pro-war faction.