The total volume of goods sold outside the country from ATU Gagauzia in 2019 amounted to 1985 million lei, which is more than in 2018 by 15%. Gagauzia accounted for 5.6% of the total export volume of the Republic of Moldova. In 2019 economic agents of Gagauzia exported to 60 countries.
In the structure of the total export volume, 92,2% are occupied by 6 groups of goods: alcoholic beverages (44,5%), knitwear (19,7%), cereals (11,2%), glass and glass products (5,0%), vegetable products (7,1%), oilseeds and fruits (4,7%).
In the structure of imports by groups of goods, supplies of boilers and equipment (23,8%), clothing (15,3%), fuel and oil (7,3%), timber and wood products (6,0%), transport (10,9%), plastics and plastic products (4,7%), glass and glass products (3,5%).
The agreement signed between the Republic of Moldova and Turkey, which entered into force on November 1, 2016, provides a competitive advantage for both parties. The current situation, shown in the table below, describes the actual trade relations between Turkey and Russia, governed by the indicated import tariffs. Starting from November 1, 2016, the Republic of Moldova can act as a commercial and industrial intermediary between Turkish and Russian companies, since Turkish companies located in the country will be able to export to Russia duty-free.
|Export, 2019 (thousand EURO)||30 510||31 394||26 200|
|Major trading partners||Cyprus, Romania, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria||Russia, Belarus, Ukraine|
|Exported products||Knitwear, Clothing, Oilseeds, beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), Glass products, Fuel / industrial oils||Drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), Cereals, Glass, Vegetable processing products, Knitwear, Clothes||Jerseys, Oilseeds and fruits|
|Import, 2019 (thousand EURO)||14 901||23 687||38 488|
|Major trading partners||Italy, Romania, Germany, Bulgaria, Poland||Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus|
|Imported products||Boilers, Fuel / industrial oils, Paper, Transport, Cotton, Knitwear, Clothing||Fuel / industrial oils, Boilers, Bakery products, Cocoa products, Wood products||Knitwear, Clothing, Boilers, Paper, Chemical industry products, Transport|
|Product group code||Item name||Import duty rate to other countries,%|
|74||Copper and articles thereof||0%|
|07||Vegetables, table roots and tubers||5-15%|
|87||Vehicles and parts||0-10%|
|08||Fruits and nuts||5-20%|
|39||Plastic pipes, hoses and plastic fittings||6.5%|