Prime Minister Ion Chicu said the current package dispatch procedures are difficult and can compromise the intention to develop businesses in Moldova. In a meeting centering on the facilitation of export and development of trade online, the Premier requested the officials in charge to communicate intensely with national producers and to together work out a scenario for creating maximally appropriate conditions for export-oriented businesses, IPN reports.
According to the Government’s press service, the official of the Customs Service in the meeting said that a simplified procedure for export operations was launched in 2019. This enables producers to file an application to the closest customs post for being authorized to dispatch goods to the value of €1,000 per invoice. Work is now done to improve the customs information system ASYCUDA World that is designed to essentially simplify export.
The participants in the meeting informed the Premier about the road covered by national producers in the export of goods up to the final recipient, described the shortcomings existing in the dispatch activities and in the customs procedures and the problem of online payments.
The meeting involved officials of the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, Moldova’s Post Office, the Customs Service, the National Bank, the Organization for the Development of the SME Sector and representatives of the national textile producers “Hermina” and “Bombonici”.