• Calling days and hours of the governing body of the National Bank of Moldova for citizens.

  • Octavian Armașu, Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    1st Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 606;

  • Vladimir Munteanu, First Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    2nd Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 606;

  • Cristina Harea, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    3rd Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 607;

  • Ion Sturzu, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    4th Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 607.

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Annual inflation

The annual rate of inflationAnnual inflation rate represents the increase of consumer prices during a month this year compared with the same month last year. It is calculated as a ratio (expressed in percentage terms) between the price index during a month this year and price index during the same month last year, calculated on the same basis, minus 100. Statistical surveys on consumer prices are carried out by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). NBM sets its inflation target at the level of 5.0 percent annually, calculated based on the consumer price index (inflation rate for the last twelve months – each month of this year compared with the same month of last year), with a possible deviation of ±1.5 percentage points. (Source: Medium-term monetary policy strategy of the NBM. in August 2019 was 5,5 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 5.0 percent in 2019 and 6.7 percent in 2020.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.6849
  • EUR 19.5320
  • UAH 0.7173
  • RON 4.1243
  • RUB 0.2748
1 USD = 17.6849 MDL
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There are no any obligations for the National Bank of Moldova to execute banking transactions in the foreign currency using these rates. The official foreign currency rates are fixed and used for accounting purposes only. Read more...

NBM Interest rates

31.07.2019 - Today
  • Base rate7.50%
  • Overnight deposits4.50%
  • Overnight credits10.50%

The base rate is approved as the reference rate for the main short-term monetary policy operations. The deposit and lending facility is part of a symmetrical corridor of ± 3 p.p. to the base rate.

The decision was adopted following the most recent evaluation of macroeconomic data.

On 24 September 2019, the National Bank of Moldova jointly with the CFA Society Romania will organize the high-level conference “Development of Financial Instruments in the Republic of Moldova”.

At the meeting of the working sub-groups at the headquarters of OSCE Mission from Tiraspol, the Vice-Governor of the NBM, Mr Ion Sturzu, mentioned that there is maximum willingness on behalf of the licensed banks from Chisinau to collaborate with economic agents, including with those from the Transnistrian region. The official of the NBM emphasized that banks treat their clients fairly, and the only imposed condition is compliance with the law.

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Licenced banks of the RM

Licensed banks operate in the market freely and independently from the NBM, the Government and other government authorities. The NBM licenses, supervises and regulates their activity.

Electronic money institution licensed by National Bank.

IBAN code (International Bank Account Number) is a string of characters that uniquely identifies at the international level the customer’s account opened with a financial institution.

The Automated Interbank Payment System (AIPS) is composed of Real-Time Gross Settlement and the Designated-time Net Settlement system.

The single Central Securities Depository (CSD) changed the planned date for the settlement of transactions with securities that are conducted on a regulated market or MTF, starting with 1 September 2019.

In July 2019, the total amount of net money transfers from abroad made in favour of individuals via licensed banks of the Republic of Moldova amounted to US$ 114.64 million (down by 1.0% as against July 2018).

On 16 August 2019, the National Bank of Moldova launches a metallic circulating coin of commemorative nature with a face value of MDL 10, on the occasion of the national holiday “National Language Day”, which is celebrated in the Republic of Moldova on 31 August.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 10.1435
  • XAU 852.4761
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The prices for gold and silver are prices expressed in Moldovan Leu for a gram of fine gold and for a gram of fine silver. More...

The Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova set the rate of the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) applied to credit exposures situated in the Republic of Moldova, based on the CCyB referential calculated as of the first quarter of 2019.

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