President Igor Dodon met with the IMF Mission, located in Moldova, to evaluate the budget planning process for 2020 and discuss the prospects of collaboration after the end of existing programme, after March 2020, the presidency’s press service has reported.
In this context, the President of Moldova informed the members of IMF team about the intention to launch, in upcoming period, a package of economic measures, meant to contribute to the economic growth of Moldova. Also, Igor Dodon reiterated his reservations regarding some fiscal measures promoted under this programme.
"Especially, it relates to the changes of tax legislation of HORECA sector, which in our opinion may affect the prospects of developing a strategic branch of Moldova – tourism. We are of the opinion that the measures adopted on it should be revised without affecting the relations with IMF, Government and the team will discuss this issue further. Similarly, it will be launched a set of initiatives to contribute to development of this vital sector," said Igor Dodon.
Publika recalls that the IMF mission led by Ruben Atoyan is paying a working visit to Moldova during October 2-8.