Exports of Moldovan alcohol products to the EU in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the same period of 2018, in monetary terms decreased by 5% to $ 15.73 million.
As InfoMarket was told in the National Bank of Moldova, from the data of the balance of payments of the country for January-March 2019, it follows that, at the same time, the share of EU countries in total exports of Moldovan alcoholic beverages grew from 33.9% in the first quarter of 2018 up to 37.4% in the first quarter of 2019. Romania remains the main buyer of Moldovan wines and brandies among the EU countries, despite the fact that it reduced their purchases in value terms by 12.2% - from $ 4.34 million in January- March 2018 to $ 3.81 million in January-March 2019. Supplies of Moldovan alcoholic beverages to the Czech Republic for the same period increased by 4.1% - from $ 2.94 million to $ 3.06 million, to Poland - increased by 5.6% - from $ 2.49 million to $ 2.63 million, to the UK - increased almost 1.9 times - from $ 0.72 million to $ 1.35 million. Exports of Moldovan wines and brandies to Holland increased 2.2 times - from $ 0.5 million to $ 1.1 million, and to Germany - decreased by 53.7% - from $ 2,05 million to $ 0.95 million. Supplies of Moldovan alcohol to Latvia in I quarter of 2019 amounted to $ 0.85 million (+ 51.8% compared to the same period of 2018), to Greece - $ 0.7 million (+53,5%), to Lithuania - $ 0.43 million (-8.5%), to Estonia - $ 0.34 million (+ 9.7%), to Slovakia - $ 0.31 million (-60.3%). // 05.07.2019 — InfoMarket.