Media Coverage


Moldova’s donors to coordinate assistance for implementation of Free Trade Agreement

According to a press release from the Ministry of Economy, to improve the business environment and investment climate by implementing Regulatory Reform, through Project BRITE until 2016 with the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) it will be funded projects worth over three million euros.

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USAID BRITE supported the “Moldova Business Week” that took place during June 5-12.

In June, in Chisinau was held the Exporters Forum. The event was organized by the Ministry of Economy and Organization of Investment and Export Promotion Organization (MIEPO), in partnership with USAID BRITE.

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USAID BRITE Program supports First Moldovan Exporters Forum

Around 100 top exporters, producers with export potential, trade service providers, representatives of state institutions and foreign embassies participated in the First Moldova Export Conference which took place on October 22 – 23, 2013 in Chisinau.

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Customs' Consultative Council welcomes proposals from private sector

USAID  BRITE Trade Facilitation Advisor Eduard Sirbu discusses how the Customs Service’s Consultative Council operates, BRITE’s role as the council’s secretariat, and how Moldovan businesses or associations can present issues for the council’s consideration.


New E-tool facilitates social insurance reporting

The National Social Insurance House (NSIH) partnered with USAID BRITE and a local software firm has launched a new electronic application designed to verify personal social insurance numbers (CPAS codes) with just one click of a mouse.

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VAMA: "Trade reforms aimed at improving the economic situation in the Republic of Moldova"

The USAID BRITE Program and its efforts to improve the business enabling environment through trade-related reforms are detailed in the Customs Service of Moldova's magazine, VAMA. A separate article also mentions BRITE's support to Customs' Consultative Council.

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Interview with Mr. Kelly Seibold, BRITE chief of party

Mr. Kelly Seibold about the Regulatory Reform in Trade and Commerce.

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Official launch of the BRITE program

Live broadcast from the BRITE launch.

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Prime Minister Vlad Filat participated in the BRITE program launch

Prime minister of the Republic of Moldova, Mr. Vlad Filat, attended the launch event of the Business Regulatory, Investment, and Trade Environment (BRITE) Program. In his remarks he said that the U.S. Government is not only a partner of Moldova, but also a friend.

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Nine million dollars from the U.S. for business development

The national news led with a story about the BRITE Program launch.

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Program designed to improve the economic situation in Moldova

At the BRITE program launch event, the project’s beneficiaries said that the new program will create better conditions for increasing the economic development.

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USAID is launching a new program to improve the economic situation

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Business Regulatory, Trade, and Investment Environment (BRITE) Program in Moldova. The project is designed to institutionalize a process of continuous improvement in the business enabling environment.

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We need a leap forward in reforms in order to attract investments in Moldova

Prime Minister Vlad Filat participated at the launching ceremony of the BRITE Program and declared Moldova needs a leap forward in reforms in order to attract investments. Prime Minister Vlad Filat participated at the launching ceremony of the BRITE Program and declared Moldova needs a leap forward in reforms in order to attract investments.

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Vlad Filat: “Yes, we can!”

Prime Minister has no doubts regarding the new “bright” (BRITE) program launched to improve business environment.

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Kelly Seibold: I always welcome opportunities

Interview with Mr. Kelly Seibold, Chief of Party, about BRITE project and business climate assessment, legal and institutional reform (BizCLIR).