Setting up a platform for establishing mutually advantageous connections between the multinational companies producing auto parts and the potential local and international suppliers in the automotive industry;
STRUCTURES RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING POLICY:
I. The Association of Employers from the Manufacturing Industry (APIP) is a non-commercial, non-governmental, independent and non-political organization, established by the free will of its members, enterprises mainly dealing with the manufacturing in the Republic of Moldova and providing related services to this sector.
APIP is one of the most representative association from the manufacturing industry, expressing the interests of manufacturers in this sector, in order to consolidate their efforts for the development of a better business and investment environment in the Republic of Moldova.
APIP aims to promote, support and defend, both nationally and internationally, the interests of its members in relations with the public authorities, and other third parties.
In order to improve the investment climate and to promote the interests of its members, the APIP activity is focused on the following goals:
II. The Investment Agency (the Agency) is a central administrative authority subordinated to the Government, which implements the state policy in the fields of promotion and attraction of investments and has the mission to contribute to the development and economic growth of the country by promoting, attracting and locating investments, promoting exports and tourism.
The Agency carries out its functions in the following fields of activity:
1) promoting the country’s image for attracting foreign investments;
2) supporting the investment activity and protecting the investments;
3) promotion of exports;
4) promotion of tourism
5) fortification and implementation of economic diplomacy.
III. “Moldova Automotive Cluster” (ACM) is the first cluster established in the Republic of Moldova. The initiative to create ACM appeared spontaneously, as a reaction to the market demands and the necessity to capitalize on interconnections among companies, local and central administration, but also research and training institutions, following the “Triple helix” model.
The automotive sector of the Republic of Moldova, although relatively new, is one with the most dynamic growth, thanks to the investments made by the renowned foreign companies in the field. The investments attracted in the automotive sector and those ongoing highlights its development potential, while also having a leading role in strengthening the country’s potential for economic growth and raising the level of industrial performance.