Moldova has a population of 3.5 million people, and a land mass of 32 000 km2. Life expectancy is 70 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 2289, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 4.5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 8.1 billion.
Moldova is ranked at place 47 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Moldova is ranked at place 122, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Moldova in 2017 were NOK 21 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Moldova at a value of 35 million.