Office of the IMF
Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Assistance Mission Concluded Its Work
on January 25
Mr. Vincent Marie, IMF Government Finance Statistic Advisor for South East
Europe, based at the Center of Excellence of Finance (CEF) in Ljubljana, worked
in Chisinau during January 21-25.
The goal of the mission was to assess the environment in which government
finance statistics are produced in Moldova and to identify the elements of a
work program between CEF and Moldova for 2008.
The mission worked with representatives of the Budget and Treasury departments
of the Ministry of Finance and held a meeting at the National Bureau of
The IMF mission found that fiscal data and statistical treatment are of high
quality. This confirmed the findings of the 2005
Data Module of the Report on
the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC)
. It should be added that, according to the 2004
Fiscal Transparency ROSC
, these data are based on accurate accounting data and procedures.
The mission outlined some potential areas for further work and offered, if need
may arise, to continue to provide technical assistance in the area of fiscal
statistics, through the Center of Excellence in Finance.
Mr. Marie will report his findings and recommendations to the IMF management,
which will, in turn, share them with the authorities and other relevant parties.
The summary of the final aide-memoire will be posted on the
CEF website , and will be made available to
interested parties at their request.
January 25, 2008