The Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic Yury Gervazyuk took part in a dialogue with EUBAM delegation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pridnestrovie. From the Pridnestrovian side the meeting was also attended by Acting Foreign Minister of the PMR Vitaly Ignatiev and Minister of Economic Development of the PMR Alevtina Slinchenko.
The subject of the meeting was a series of relevant aspects of interaction between Pridnestrovie and EUBAM, in particular in the exchange of information used by the Mission in preparing report on the foreign economic activity of Pridnestrovie.
During the dialogue sides emphasized an essential divergence in statistical data presented in EUBAM’s report on Pridnestrovie foreign trade activity in July 2015, and real figures fixed by Pridnestrovie’s agencies. As said by Vitaly Ignatiev, Pridnestrovie considered the mentioned report of EUBAM as unfounded and not reflected the real situation in the field of foreign economic activity of Pridnestrovie.
The Pridnestrovian side drew the attention of EUBAM representatives that the Ministry of Economic Development of the PMR and the State Customs Committee of the PMR publish on their official websites on a regular basis the comprehensive information on the indexes of foreign economic activity of Pridnestrovie, as well as summary analytical materials which allow to trace the dynamics of the various processes in the economy. In this regard, the representatives of Pridnestrovie urged counterparts from EUBAM to take into account the official data published by the departments of the economic body of the PMR in preparing information and analytical materials of the Mission in order to avoid the spread of biased information about the Pridnestrovian economy among international partners.
EUBAM representatives understood the position of Pridnestrovie and expressed their readiness to start work to eliminate the existing shortcomings in the interest of develop high-quality and objective information product.