Association Implementation Report on the Republic of Moldova

Publication date: 2017

This report focuses on key developments and reform efforts and outlines the short and medium-term strategic priorities agreed between the EU and Moldova. Such reports will be produced each year in preparation for the EU-Moldova Association Councils. The EU-Moldova Association Agreement including a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (AA/DCFTA) fully entered into force on 1 July 2016 after being applied provisionally since September 2014. The Agreement significantly strengthens political association andeconomic integration between Moldova and the EU. It also illustrates a deep mutual commitment based on shared values and interests in the areas of democracy and the rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms, good governance, a market economy andsustainable development. In addition, the Agreement commits Moldova to an ambitious reform agenda in key areas such as the fight against corruption, justice, economic recovery and growth, trade, transport and energy, environment and social development.  


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