Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova

Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in Canada

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Trade and economic relations

According to the National Bureau of Statistics,  the volume of the bilateral trade of the Republic of Moldova with Canada in 2022 amounted to 22,1 mln USD, registering an increase with 6,7 mln USD (+30,3 %), compared with the 2021 (over 15,4 mln USD). During this period of time exports of the Republic of Moldova to Canada amounted to more than 13,3 mln USD, and the imports from Canada to Moldova amounted to around 8,8 mln USD.

These data do not reflect export and import operations of enterprises and economic agents from the left bank of the Nistru river and Bender municipality.

 

According to the data from the National Bureau of Statistics, Canadian exports totaled 1. 044,5MM USD in 2012 which is approximately triple the amount in 2011 (344, 6K USD) and 2.2 times the amount in 2010 (468,2K USD), with a weighted average of 0.05% of the total merchandise exports. The import of goods in 2012 totaled 6, 7MM USD, up 7, 28% from the previous year (6,245MM USD in 2011). In Canada, concerning merchandise exports in the period going from January to October, a loss (898, 900 USD) was recorded in 2013 compared to 2012 (962, 2K USD). Conversely, in the Republic of Moldova for the same period, a loss was recorded between 2012 (5794, 9K. USD) and 2013 (5, 6848MM USD) based on imported goods.

 

According to preliminary data for 2013, the Republic of Moldova predominantly imported agricultural products from Canada: frozen fish (144,0K USD in 2013; 281,8K USD in 2011), fresh, chilled and frozen swine meat (2, 548K USD in 2013; 48,5K USD in 2012; 24,3K USD in 2011), distilled wines, liqueurs, spirits and other alcoholic beverages (156, 4K USD in 2013; 68,3K USD in 2012; 27,4K USD in 2011).

 

Meanwhile, Canada has also predominantly imported agricultural products from the Republic of Moldova : pastries, baked and confectionery goods (202,9K USD in 2013; 115,6K USD in 2012; 75,0K USD in 2011), wines and grape musts (40,7K USD in 2013; 68,6K USD in 2012; 20,4K USD in 2011), distilled wines, liqueurs, spirits and other alcoholic beverages (49,3K USD in 2013; 48,1K USD in 2012; 31,8K USD in 2011), natural honey (39,6K USD in 2013; 28,2K USD in 2012; 2,6K USD in 2011), jams and marmalades (47,4K USD in 2013; 12,6K USD in 2012; 32,9K USD in 2011).

 

According to preliminary data of the National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova, Moldovan exports to Canada increased in January-June 2015 by 4.4 times compared to the similar periods of the last two years, reaching nearly $ 1.62 million (vs. 0.37 million in the same period of 2014 and 0.30 million in the same period of 2013).