Commerce documents issued in Chisinau municipality, updated 12.2018

Here you can find information downloaded from the official website of the General Department of Commerce, Food and Service of the Chisinau Municipal Council, regarding issued documents for commerce purpose. These data have been downloaded, processed, compiled and visualized analytically and on the map.

Download data in digital format (last download from the official website on 01.01.2019): Commerce Documents, compiled data (Excel).
The primary data downloaded from the official web page can be found HERE.
See Data structure and details

The Commerce Documents are open data downloaded from the official webpage through a special application. The data contains the following columns:

    1. Link. Ex.: for the value 10, the link is –
    2. Notification number
    3. Notification date
    4. Cod DGCAPPS (authorization)
    5. Issued date
    6. Validity date (for automated processing purpose, unlimited was replaced by 09.09.9999)
    7. Company
    8. IDNO – State Identification Number of Organization (starting February 2018 is no longer displayed on the official website)
    9. CAEM – Classification of Activities in the Moldovan Economy
    10. Destination
    11. Object type
    12. Adress
    13. Sector
    14. Surface
    15. Work schedule
    16. Group of goods
    17. lat – Latitude
    18. lng – Longitude
    19. Downloaded date

DISCLAIMER. The data presented are automatically processed and have an informative character. We do not take responsibility for the accuracy and timeliness of the data.

Analytical data visualization involves detailed and interactive data viewing and analysis. Several high-interest values can be selected and the visualizations automatically adjusts to the indicated set of values. For example, authorizations issued to a particular beneficiary, in a specific sector of the municipality, or issued within a specific period, or at certain addresses, … All visualizations will automatically adjust to your selection. Instructions to access analytical data visualization APPLICATION.

Examples of data Visualizations from analytical APPLICATION (print screen):

Screenshots from January 1, 2019:


Screenshots from March 3, 2018:


Location map of about two third of the commercial units in Chisinau municipality. Embed code

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The Open Data & Data Science project – a sine qua non condition for the prevention of corruption and the transparency of the process of issuing commerce authorizations in Chisinau, is implemented by INFONET Alliance in partnership with Local Initiative Group Colonita.EU (details HERE). The grant was offered within the project “Strengthening Independence in Communication Media in Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia” implemented by The Independent Journalism Center in partnership with Internews.

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