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28 April 2021 - 30 April 2021
Online, Moldova, Republic Of
Moldova Trade Forum


INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

Dr. Kjell Anders NORDSTRÖM

Swedish economist, writer, professional public speakers in the field of strategic management

His dynamic style has made him a highly appreciated speaker, and he has given keynote presentations in over 100 countries. The Global Gurus Top 30 Management ranking put him at number 23 worldwide and among the top 5 in Europe.

Kathryn  LUNDQUIST

Economic affairs officer in the Economic Research and Statistics Division of the World Trade Organization

As part of her duties, Kathryn assists WTO Members with their negotiations regarding micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). She has also co-authored a paper on e-commerce, MSMEs, and developing country participation in global value chains and is currently working on related research for MSMEs and e-commerce marketplaces. 

Bernard MARR 

World-renowned futurist, influencer, and thought leader in the field of business and technology

Mr. Marr is the author of 18 best-selling books, writes a regular column for Forbes, and advises and coaches many of the world’s best-known organisations. He has 2 million social media followers and was ranked by LinkedIn as one of the top 5 business influencers in the world and the No 1 influencer in the UK.

Poul HANSEN

Chief, Trade Facilitation at UNCTAD

Mr. Hansen is responsible for the Trade Facilitation portfolio at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Poul has extensive experience in the area of trade and transport facilitation, having worked for more almost 20 years in the UN system on issues such as international trade, transportation, development, international standards, previously working at the UNECE as Secretary for the TIR and Harmonization Conventions.

DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Eva LACINOVA 

Innovation Specialist at the UNDP and coordinates the Slovak Challenge Fund

Slovak Challenge Fund facilitates the transfer of Slovak know-how and innovative solutions that would address development challenges identified by UNDP Country Offices in North Macedonia or the Republic of Moldova, and contribute to the achievement of SDGs.

Dr. Maria V. SOKOLOVA

Project Coordinator at the International Trade Centre

Mrs. Sokolova works in Trade and Market Intelligence section of International Trade Centre on creating customized trade intelligence solutions. Increasing transparency of trade-related information creates opportunities to export regionally and globally, promoting trade impact for good. ITC tools currently reach more than 1 million users globally, providing timely and accurate information for developing countries for free.

Natalia IACHIMOV

UNDP Project Officer, AdTrade Project

Advanced cross-river capacities for trade (AdTrade) Project, financed by Sweden and implemented by UNDP, aims at o ensuring that men and women on both banks of the Nistru River have better livelihoods and living conditions, cross-river cooperation will be improved allowing to access opportunities offered by Moldova’s external trade arrangements, contributing to an environment of trust and cooperation.

NATIONAL SPEAKERS

Rodica VERBENIUC

General Director of Invest Moldova Agency

Invest Moldova Agency is the Governmental institution managing the country economic brand, implementing policies in the mandated fields by unrolling promotion activities for increasing foreign investment, offering support for efficient export and markets’ diversification, developing economic diplomacy and boosting tourism sector. The Agency operates as one stop shop for investors, offering customized assistance, facilitating connections, bridging the dialogue between public and private business community.

Sergiu HAREA 

President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova (CCI RM)

CCI RM is a non-governmental, autonomous and independent organization, which represents the interests of the business community in the Republic of Moldova and focuses on assisting local and foreign enterprises in a variety of ways including business development, as well as other areas vital to the success of a company.

Vadim GUMENE

Programme manager at Expert-Grup


Expert-Grup is a think-tank specialized in economic and public policy research. We are positioning ourselves as a politically and ideologically neutral think-tank, and we do not represent any economic, corporate and political interests. 

RETAILERS

Estela IANCU

Representative of Serpico Trading

Serpico Trading is a leading company in the Romanian market doing import and distribution of food products. Founded in 1993, Serpico Trading has been operating under the aegis of professionalism, confirming its leadership. The assortment of the company includes both, international brands and own labels. Serpico Trading is dealing with all big retailers present in Romania, traditional trade, and food service.

Dmitrij FILENBERG

Responsible for coordinating activities with partners and customers relationships in Monolith Group   

Monolith Group ranks among the leading wholesalers for the import and distribution of traditional specialties from CIS countries and East Europe

Registration

Closed since 26 April 2021

Location

Online, Moldova, Republic Of

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Meetings

Participants 485
Meetings 186

Participants

Albania 1
Belarus 32
Brazil 2
Bulgaria 4
Canada 1
Colombia 1
Croatia 19
Cyprus 1
Estonia 1
Finland 2
France 7
Georgia 2
Germany 2
Greece 4
Hungary 2
Iran, Islamic Republic Of 1
Israel 1
Italy 4
Latvia 1
Lithuania 8
North Macedonia 1
Moldova, Republic Of 233
Montenegro 2
Morocco 10
Netherlands 1
Poland 4
Portugal 6
Romania 34
Russia 1
Serbia 5
Slovakia 3
Slovenia 7
Switzerland 2
Turkey 80
Ukraine 12
United Arab Emirates 1
United Kingdom 1
United States 5
Total 504

Participants

Importer (buyer, distribution, retailer) 51
Exporter (SME, large producer, Association of Producers) 222
Authority/Government 37
International Organization 23
Media/Academia/NGO 36
Other 135
Total 504

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