The free economic zones (FEZ) are the engines of Moldova’s industrial development. Last year, the residents’ investments, in those 7 FEZs, exceeded $55 mn. Over 80 % of their products were exported.
According to data from the Economy Ministry, the biggest investments were made in the Bălți FEZ last year: over $37 mn.
Over $10 mn were invested in Expo-Business Chișinău FEZ, and $4 mn in Ungheni-Business.
Over $2 mn were invested in the Taraclia FEZ
The sales of the products made in FEZ amounted to MDL4.5 bn, as the number of jobs grew to reach over 8,000.
The average salary per month is MDL5.640 ($282.)