This study elaborated on the World Bank?s country economic memorandum for Moldova by identifying constraints in the apple and ICT value chains, such as market, government and coordination failures, and recommending policy and other interventions to make the value chains more competitive and to diversify their sources of growth. Nathan London:

  • Assessed the role of each value chain in national growth, employment, and competitiveness.
  • Compared local enterprises in each value chain to global competitors.
  • Identified and prioritized public policy, institutional, and infrastructural constraints that impede the competitiveness of Moldova?s private sector.
  • Recommended interventions to boost private sector productivity, add local value along the supply chain, and increase competitiveness.
  • Described opportunities for getting access to and claiming more of regional and global markets.
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