Readout of the Fifth Meeting of the Joint Commercial Commission Between the United States and the Republic of Moldova

December 17, 2021

WASHINGTON – Deputy United States Trade Representative Jayme White spoke to delegations from the United States and the Republic of Moldova who met virtually for the fifth meeting of the United-States - Moldova Joint Commercial Commission (JCC) on December 9, 2021 to reenergize the bilateral trade and investment relationship between the countries. The JCC presents an important opportunity to reaffirm our joint commitment to the principles that sustain a successful market-based economy – transparency, predictability, and the rule of law. 

The delegations highlighted the importance of promoting international workers’ rights as well as ways to combat corruption and improve transparency. They also discussed steps to improve market access and the significance of intellectual property enforcement.

The U.S. delegation was led by Mr. L. Daniel Mullaney, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East, and the Moldovan delegation was led by Mr. Sergiu Gaibu, Minister of Economy. Both sides look forward to continued engagement during the upcoming year to remove impediments to bilateral trade and investment and improve living standards for all Moldovans.

The Joint Statement on the meeting is available here.