EBA team continues discussions in visits to the association's member companies

EBA team continues discussions in visits to the association's member companies, aimed at identifying business problems, but also new opportunities for companies:

Visit to the company METRO Cash & Carry Moldova, METRO is one of the international leaders in the field of wholesale sales, with an assortment of food and non-food products, dedicated to customers in the HoReCa industry. Globally, METRO serves more than 17 million customers, who can choose from a mix of sales channels (store, delivery, online commerce). METRO supports the competitiveness of entrepreneurs with digital solutions and thus contributes to cultural diversity in the wholesale trade and hospitality sector. Sustainability is a pillar of METRO's business. The METRO company is valued by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, FTSE4Good, MSCI, CDP. The company operates in more than 30 countries and employs more than 89,000 people worldwide. In the financial year 2022/23, the METRO company recorded a sales volume of EUR 30.6 billion. In the Republic of Moldova, the METRO company has been present since 2004, with over 600 employees, three stores and over 20,000 items in each store. For more information, visit www.metro.md.

Visit to FinComBank S.A., founded in 1993 and its primary objectives are aimed at establishing, serving and expanding relations with small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as the development of retail services. FinComBank actively serves over 100,000 clients, among whom are the largest exporters and importers from the Republic of Moldova, commercial enterprises and those in the agricultural sector. FinComBank operates successfully throughout the territory of the Republic of Moldova and has developed a banking network of over 100 branches and agencies.