General profile: Republic of Moldova

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
4.052 Millions
16.802 MDL/US$
9 587 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 32 890 km²
3.05 %
4.00 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+11.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
1 091
1 541
1 967
2 706
Merchandise imports
2 292
3 855
3 987
5 760
Merchandise trade balance
-1 201
-2 314
-2 020
-3 054
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %58 %58 %40 %40 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
751307259218120751307259218120
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Services exports
446
788
981
1 468
Services imports
426
716
849
1 095
Services trade balance
20
72
132
373
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
39.0
32.9
32.8
29.7
Travel
23.1
20.7
22.3
25.7
Other services
27.3
32.8
30.4
27.4
TRADE INDICES
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128128126126111111100100939394948383848464645555616159595151585856565050434338383232999910310310310310010095959898999910110110410410410410610610910911011011511512012012412412712712812813313312812611110093948384645561595158565043383299103103100959899101104104106109110115120124127128133
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+4.0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2018
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
GDP, current
2 988
5 812
6 513
9 587
GDP per capita, current US$
718
1 422
1 600
2 366
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
7.50
7.09
-0.43
4.00
Current account balance, % of GDP
-7.56
-8.28
-7.11
-12.38
Exchange rate (/US$)
12.600
12.369
18.818
16.802
GDP by expenditure in 2017
(as % of total GDP)
85.819.023.342.570.785.819.023.342.570.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.3 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2018
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2018
FDI inflows
190.70
286.14
227.58
227.73
FDI outflows
-0.16
2.80
18.74
31.05
Personal remittances, % of GDP
30.62
30.16
23.65
19.16
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
1 837.21 837.21 638.91 638.91 460.21 460.21 540.11 540.12 075.92 075.92 191.52 191.51 986.41 986.41 813.11 813.11 752.81 752.81 352.41 352.41 888.01 888.01 491.31 491.31 175.81 175.8915.1915.1704.9704.9486.6486.6324.2324.2243.3243.3178.6178.62282281631639191228228338338233233241241346346286286270270711711541541258258191191146146747484841031031281281 837.21 638.91 460.21 540.12 075.92 191.51 986.41 813.11 752.81 352.41 888.01 491.31 175.8915.1704.9486.6324.2243.3178.6228163912283382332413462862707115412581911467484103128FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Balance, % of GDP
-40.55
-38.63
-30.52
-30.54
Balance, % of imports
-47.63
-53.36
-44.37
-46.00
Normalized balance
-0.313
-0.364
-0.285
-0.299
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
102104104107110114115119106100124132125130
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2018
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
50%Male 50%Female
50%Female 50%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.029 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2018
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
..
460
732
557
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
..
0.68
0.68
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
..
..
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.30
0.68
0.26
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
3.63
3.94
3.23
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 05 November 2019