Bessarabian-American Trading, Ltd ., of Zebulon is importing light aircraft
into the United States for sale to sport aviation enthusiasts, using Moldova as
a regional base of operations. Mr. Frank Swett
is involved in importing aircraft from Moldova and Ukraine. They have bought three,
one Antonov AN-2 in Moldova, two YAK 52s in Ukraine. One is currently enroute by
ship from Sevastopol, one is ready to fly at Balti, and the third will be shipped
company, Bessarabian-American Trading Ltd., is developing a program to bring excess
Moldovan doctors to North Carolina and license them as Physicians Assistants, Nurse
Practitioners, and Registered Nurses to help solve the serious nursing shortage
in the United States. They will also look at bringing Moldovan nurses in as Licensed
Practical Nurses and possibly Registered Nurses - with an English language training
program in Chisinau, and an additional technical training program in the United
States. Current estimates are for a shortage of 400,000 registered nurses in the
U. S. within five years. There are currently 50,000 doctors in Moldova and a need
for only 25,000 - and the Medical University in Chisinau maintains approximately
3,500 students enrolled.
Swett and the Belgium-Luxembourg-Moldova Chamber of Commerce is working to develop
a market for NC pork products with Moldovan meat packers. Moldova's Carmez, S. A.,
exports to the region, but can't obtain sufficient carcasses of high quality inside
Moldova for it's markets.
Flag & Banner, Louisburg, NC, is importing carpet, woolen goods, and afghans
from Ceadir-Lunga, Gagauzia, in Moldova for sale in specialty markets in the
is staffed with an office in Chisinau to provide business services, contacts, research,
interpreters, local transportation, reservations, arrival assistance, and fund transfer
capabilities for anyone interested in doing business in Moldova.
Cavanaugh and Associates , of Winston-Salem is working to market municipal water
leak detection systems in Moldova. The company has made two trips into Moldova and
demonstrated the equipment in Chisinau and several smaller municipalities.
of Cavanaugh and Associates is working with hog producers in North Carolina to develop
production and marketing capabilities in Moldova.
have bids pending for conversion of paper building blueprints and plans in North
Carolina to the Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) system using engineers in Moldova.
This work is not cost effective to do in North Carolina due to the labor intensity
of the work. Moldovan engineers and architects do excellent quality work at very
competitive rates and are quite proficient at CAD.
Molee imports , of Greensboro, is importing art and textile products from Moldova
for exhibition and sale. MOLEE Imports is a small company owned and operated by
two sisters, Julie Glandt and Melanie Golter of Madison, NC . This company has participated
in the High Point International Furniture Market in Oct. 2000 and again in April
2001. MOLEE imports 100% wool rugs in exclusive designs in both plush and flat weaves,
one-of-a-kind handmade village rugs and original art work . They are now expanding
their line to small furniture pieces and other home accessories. They can be reached
by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
you may visit them.
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