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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 February 2018 was 5.4 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 3.7 percent in 2018 and 4.7 percent in 2019.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 16.4911
  • EUR 20.2586
  • UAH 0.6234
  • RON 4.3414
  • RUB 0.2847
1 USD = 16.4911 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

05.12.2017 - Today
  • Base rate6.50%
  • Overnight deposits3.50%
  • Overnight credits9.50%

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.

According to the new monetary policy framework, the Executive Board has assessed, at today's meeting, the validity of the forecast approved at the end of January, as well the risks of forecast that derives from the domestic and external macroeconomic indicators recorded over the last 6 weeks.

The Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) approved at its meeting held on March 14, 2018 a set of action steps to be taken for the establishment of the Central Securities Depository (CSD).

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) announces that on the evening of 6 March 2018 received the final investigation report on banking fraud from the companies Kroll and Steptoe & Johnson.

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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.

The National Bank of Moldova awarded today the winners of the public consultations, launched by the NBM last summer in order to select the best design concept for the coins of 1 and 2 lei, put into circulation on 28 February 2018, in a unitary concept together with the coins of 5 and 10 lei.

Starting with 28 February 2018, the National Bank of Moldova puts into circulation a new series of metal coins with a face value of 1, 2, 5 and 10 lei, which will be circulating in parallel with the existing banknotes of the same face value.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) puts into circulation, starting with February 28, 2018, a new series of coins, which will run in parallel with existing banknotes of the same nominal value.

In January 2018, 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$ 94.34 million (increasing by 26.2% as against January 2017).

The non-cash foreign exchange market of the Republic of Moldova is determined by the turnover of purchase/sale transactions of the foreign currency that have taken place on different segments of the market, except those performed by the National Bank of Moldova.

The activity of the National Bank of Moldova on the foreign exchange market (foreign exchange interventions) is performed in strict compliance with the monetary and foreign exchange policy objectives.

In January 2018, weighted average interest rate on new loans extended in domestic currency recorded 9.80 percent, having decreased by 1.75 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year. Average weighted interest rate on domestic currency term deposits was 5.17 percent, having decreased by 1.63 percentage points compared to January 2017.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 8.6343
  • XAU 695.4649
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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...

In January 2018, monetary base increased by MDL 1,105.8 million (3.0 percent) compared to the previous month, and amounted to MDL 38,102.7 million. The increase of the monetary base was determined by the growth of its counterparts: net foreign assets which increased by MDL 682.3 million (1.6 percent) and net domestic assets which increased by MDL 423.5 million (8.2 percent).

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