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APIUS

Moldovan Fashion Manufacturing Association (APIUS) represents the community of local producers of clothing, knitwear, leather goods, footwear and accessories. The Association is committed to advancing the development of a thriving fashion industry in Moldova, addressing the needs of the private sector in terms of government support and implementing the best practices applied by similar professional organizations. APIUS brings together 120 members, offering extensive assistance in the professional and social fields and promoting effective lobbying for its members.

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What We Offer

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We connect you with over 450 active enterprises from fashion manufacturing industry.

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Full-service packages: companies provide complex services such as CMT (cut, make, trim); FOB (free on board); private label; execution of samples; pattern design.

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Optimized apparel production model: companies are responsible throughout the entire supply chain, from the creative process of designing garments, finishing and sewing, up to delivering orders at the destination point.

Advantages to Nearshoring in Moldova

Large Assortment

Women, men, kids; woven-knit-jersey; light fabrics; tailoring

Flexible Orders

Orders of 800 – 30,000 units per month

Short Delivery Time

Geographical positioning ensures delivery in short terms (2-4 weeks)

Great Experience

Decades of experience with European and international clients

Qualified Labor Force

Strong manufacturing and design education, specialized vocational schools and universities

Multilingual

Multilingual workforce: ENG, GR, IT, FR, RU, RO

High Quality

Long track record of quality clothing

Full-Service Package

Full array of manufacturing services, from C&M and CMT to full-service package and private label operations

Features

Customs facilities for raw material storage and export

Tax Free

Tax Free access on EU markets, Eastern Europe and Turkey

Sustainability & Innovation

Strong fashion design, eco-friendly fabrics

Investment

An investment friendly environment

Why Clients Choose Us?

Price

  • The most competitive manufacturing price in Eastern Europe

Door-to-Door Services

  • Easily accessible logistics and services 
  • Just-in-time delivery
  • Customer cleaning services

Flexibility

  • Digitized and automated processes
  • Orders from 800 up to 30.000 units per month

Ethics

  • Ethical manufacturing, international quality management systems
  • Occupational health and safety system and social audit

Why Trust Us?

Top Quality

Moldova Fashion Industry is known for top quality production, short lead times, flexible orders, and value-added manufacturing from CMT plus to Full Package Service, including manufacturing, logistics, sourcing, design and pattern making

Standards

Adherence to BSCI and SMETA Sedex draws Moldovan suppliers under one common Code of Conduct, protecting workers’ rights and aligning with international social compliance standards

Attractive

The competitive labor force and lower production costs make Moldova an attractive nearshoring destination for high quality fashion products and services

Wide Export

Underpinned by duty-free access to EU markets, Eastern European countries and Turkey, "Made in Moldova" fashion goods are exported to more than 12 countries, primarily the UK, Romania, Italy, France, Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands

How It Works



1. Contact APIUS

2. Connect with selected company

3. Start the collaboration with the company

APIUS Business Support for a Fee

Translation services

Reputation and background check of your potential partners

In-country logistics

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