Investments in the Giurgiulesti port since its foundation amounted to $ 71.4 million, of which $ 1.2 million - in 2018
Compared with 2017, the volume of investments increased by 27.8%. As InfoMarket was told in the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, most of the investments in the Giurgiulesti port (6%) were made by the general investor, Danube Logistics - $ 50.5 million ($ 0.2 million more than at the end of 2017), as well as Trans Cargo Terminal, which built and operates a grain terminal, has invested $ 13.5 million (+ $ 1 million compared to 2017). Major investors are also Trans BulkLogistics - $ 4.2 million; Prograin Organic - $ 1.3 million; Arbomax - $ 0.9 million; Iunasistem - $ 0.7 million, etc. According to the data as of January 1, 2019, there were 46 residents in the port who owned 87 authorizations for various activities (36 for wholesale trade, 22 for the provision of services, 16 for transport activities , 6 - construction, 7 - for other activities). It is reported that last year in the port were registered 7 new residents, but 4 companies lost their resident status. The number of personnel of the resident companies of the port of Giurgiulesti in 2018 amounted to 469 people, an increase of 10.1% compared with 2017. It is noted that about 82% of employees are concentrated in 5 companies: Danube Logistics (168), Trans Cargo Terminal (119), Trans Bulk Logistics (56), Continental Invest (27), Agrotest-Lab (24). The average salary in the port amounted to about 7.9 thousand lei (by 1.2% more than in 2017), and the salary fund of the residents of the Giurgiulesti port amounted to 44.3 million lei, which is 11.5% more compared to from 2017. In 2018, the residents of the Giurgiulesti port transferred 499 million lei to the Moldovan state budget in taxes and duties, which is 1.7% more than in 2017. Of these, 246.8 million lei was VAT, 219 million lei - excise taxes, 6.9 million lei - income tax, 9.8 million lei - fees for customs procedures, 11.6 million lei - contributions to the social insurance fund. At the same time, the debts of residents to the budget at the end of 2018 amounted to 625 thousand lei, which is 9.1% less than at the beginning of 2018 // 08.07.2019 — InfoMarket.