On March 30th FSEA attended the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) meeting aimed to present the annual report for 2017 and priorities for 2018. The meeting was lead by the Prime Minister Pavel Filip. The participants were business associations, Government agencies and ministries, international organizations and embassies.
Prime Minister underlined the role of the Advisory Council in solving the problems faced by the business environment: “It is a platform where all the points of view are taken into account and the common sense is found.”
PMEAC secretary Ion Lupan and the heads of six working groups presented the general overview of the report. Among the reforms carried out in the previous year with EC support and expertise include the reform of institutions with control functions, the simplification of reporting procedures, the reduction of permissive acts, the implementation of the One Stop Shop concept and the improvement of the Labor Code.
Among the objectives of the Economic Council for the current year include the reform in the construction industry, the amendment of legislation on the sanctioning system, the facilitation of obtaining work and residence permits for foreign investors. Also, increased attention will be paid to combating informal employment, facilitating export procedures, and strengthening relations between economic operators and local authorities.
Read more about PMEAC report here: https://bit.ly/2Gs4aPo