1 million 700 thousand foreigners visited Moldova in the first half of 2017
The number of foreigners visited Moldova in the first half of the year estimates 1.7 million, which is 6% more than in the same period of 2016.
According to official statistics, most foreigners crossing the state border were from Romania - 56%, Ukraine - 27%, and the Russian Federation - 8%.
There were also guests who came from Bulgaria, Italy, Turkey, Israel, Germany, the United States, Britain and France.
Statistics also show that over 80% of visitors preferred to visit Moldova by car.
The citizens of Moldova travelled less this year. The number of Moldovans who left the country in the first six months of the year dropped by 4.3% compared to the corresponding period of 2016.