The governments of Switzerland and Germany support the development of the electronics industry in the Republic of Moldova

Local news, 31.03.2023

On 31 March, the official signing of the local grant agreement for the Association of Electronic Industry Companies of Moldova (ACEM) took place, underlining the commitment of the German Cooperation and the Government of Switzerland to the development and creation of higher value-added jobs in Moldova.

"The legacy of the past, the dynamism of today and the future potential of the electronics industry are certainly an asset for the economic development of Moldova. The Association of Electronics Industry Companies of Moldova (ACEM) contributes to raising the voice of leading companies in the sector, while providing greater collective visibility, better access to skills and potential markets for its members" said Martin Roch, Deputy Director of the Swiss Cooperation Office in Moldova.

The main purpose of the Local Grant Agreement is to strengthen and develop the electronics industry by improving ACEM's institutional capacities. This will be achieved through policy advocacy, implementation of an effective knowledge management system and establishment of reliable partnerships and links with international suppliers.

"Looking to the future of Moldova, we see ACEM and its members as a generator of opportunities for the country and its descendants. GIZ Moldova is very proud of the results achieved in the last 4 years of cooperation and we look forward to the successes to come" said Thomas Foerch, GIZ Moldova Project Manager.

Following the event, ACEM President Vitalie Eșanu gave an extensive guided tour of the Informbusiness test lab on e-Mobility, the company producing electronic equipment for urban electric transport. 

This activity took place with the support of the project "Strong Enterprises and Municipalities for Moldova", funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (#BMZ), the European Union, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (#SDC) and implemented by GIZ Moldova.