Moldovan businessmen are offered opportunities of cooperation with Dutch
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of Moldova announces a tender for the Program for Cooperation with Emerging Markets, implemented by the Dutch International Cooperation Agency (EVD) and financed by MFA of Netherlands. According to CCI, this program is aiming at increasing the private sector by funding equal partnership and building co-projects with innovation character between economic agencies in Moldova and Holland. Victor Bors, CCI responsible for informing and consulting Moldovan businessmen, has told Info-Prim Neo reporter that the program is firstly addressed to companies that already set business relations with Dutch enterprises, in order to extend their partnership. Still companies which didn’t participate in this Program may submit requests as well. The maximum budget for every project is of EUR 1.5 million, from which EVD finance the 50% (maximum EUR 750 thousand), the rest is paid by the Moldovan partners of the project. The covered sectors are: media and energy, infrastructure, tourism, agriculture, informational technologies, industry, services, offers and innovations. Mr. Bors failed to name the exact number of the Moldovan companies which have participated previously in the Program, but sated that the most stable partnership were in agriculture. The total budget available for the tender consists of 30.5 millions EURO, for 42 countries. The deadline for submitting proposals is August 15.