The review process of scientific articles submitted by authors for publication in the Journal of Research on Trade, Management and Economic Development was approved by the Senate of the Trade Cooperative University of Moldova. 

The article submitted for publication follows peer-review process organized in two stages of assessment:

      1. editors of the Editorial Board;

      2. two reviewers from home and/or abroad with competence in the field of


Manuscript assessment is carried out on an anonymous basis without identifying the author/authors.

At both stages of reviewing process the recommendations and comments of reviewers are made known to the author/authors in order to improve the quality of the publication.

The manuscript, rejected at the first stage of evaluation, is forwarded for repeated review to an expert in the field (professor, associate professor) from the Trade Cooperative University of Moldova. 

Only after acceptance of article at first stage, the manuscript can be sent for evaluation by two reviewers from home and/or abroad (professor, associate professor). 

The manuscript can be:

      1. Accepted in its original form; 

      2. Accepted with minor changes; 

      3. Accepted with substantial changes; 

      4. Rejected. 

The Article accepted by the reviewer on condition of making substantial changes can be re-evaluated by the same expert in the scientific field for compliance to recommendations, elimination of inadequacies and improvement of the quality of intellectual work of the author. 

In the situation where there are major discrepancies between the opinions of reviewers at the second stage of the review process, the article is sent to a third reviewer. 

The manuscript rejected at the second stage of the review process can be presented by the author repeatedly only after a fundamental transformation of the article.

The final decision on the publication of articles in the current issue of the journal shall be adopted under the advisory of the Editorial Board members and consideration of reviewers’ recommendations from both phases of the review process. 



Of papers submitted by authors for publication in the 

Revista de Cercetări în Comerţ, Management şi Dezvoltare Economică (RCCMDE) /

Journal of Research on Trade, Management and Economic Development (JRTMED)

approved by the TCUM Senate

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