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  • 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 December 2019 was 7,5 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 5.0 percent in 2019 and 5.9 percent in 2020.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.4538
  • EUR 19.4775
  • UAH 0.7235
  • RON 4.0751
  • RUB 0.2827
1 USD = 17.4538 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

11.12.2019 - Today
  • Base rate5.50%
  • Overnight deposits2.50%
  • Overnight credits8.50%

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 Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) decided unanimously to decrease by 2.0 percentage points the base rate applied to the main short-term monetary policy operations, up to 5.5 percent annually.

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

Calendar of data dissemination

20.01.2020

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 is governed by an Executive Board made up of 5 members and a Supervisory Board composed of 7 members..

In quarter III 2019, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 377,48 million, the capital account registered a negative balance amounting to US$ 17,28 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 349,21 million. The international investment position amounted to US$ - 4 875,38 million at the end of quarter III 2019, while the gross external debt totaled US$ 7 316,99 million.

In quarter III 2019, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 377,48 million, the capital account registered a negative balance amounting to US$ 17,28 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 349,21 million.

The international investment position of the Republic of Moldova recorded a net debit of US$ 4 875,38 million as of 30.09.2019, which was 16,1% larger as compared to the end of 2018.

The gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova totaled US$ 7 316,99  million at the end of quarter III 2019, down by 2,0% as compared to the end of 2018.

This schedule is indicative and include only periodicaly transactions conducted via auctions.

In November 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$ 101.40 million (down by 2.1% as against November 2018).

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 10.0166
  • XAU 870.8529
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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...

Calendar of State Securities selling auctions shall be submitted to the National Bank with 5 calendar days before the start of the following quarter.

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