Republic of Moldova

  • Population 2,706,049
  • Area (km2) 33,850
  • GDP per capita (USD) 4,228.92
  • TPES (Mtoe) 3.85
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 7.53

Republic of Moldova’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is very low.

Moldova provides attractive conditions to investors and is working in the right direction. Attention should be given to better communicating the country’s vision and policies, and to strengthening the robustness of its goals and commitments.

risk level

Among the three risks covered by EIRA, breach of State obligations and discrimination between foreign and domestic investors continue to be lower compared to unpredictable policy and regulatory change.
  • 21%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 14%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 10%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

Moldova’s performance is very good on three indicators, and it is good on one indicator. The country has maintained a very good score of 90 on the indicator rule of law, as well as on regulatory environment and investment conditions (85), and management of decision-making processes (83). The score on foresight of policy and regulatory change stands at 63.

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, Moldova’s overall sub-indicator performance is very good. The highest scoring sub-indicators are regulatory effectiveness and respect for property rights, both at 100. There have been no changes to its scores on transparency (85), institutional governance (81) and management and settlement of investor-State disputes (80). The score on restrictions on FDI is 70. It has scored 63 on the sub-indicators communication of vision and policies and robustness of policy goals and commitments.