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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 February 2019 was 2.4 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 4.9 percent in 2019 and 5.0 percent in 2019.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.2703
  • EUR 19.5319
  • UAH 0.6415
  • RON 4.1084
  • RUB 0.2682
1 USD = 17.2703 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.

The decision was taken based on external environment projections and recent developments in the domestic economy.

In February 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$ 88.83 million (down by 5.2% as against February 2018).

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

Calendar of data dissemination

29.03.2019

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 metal coins included in the set are accepted as means of payment in the Republic of Moldova, at their face value.

In January 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$ 85.99 million (down by 8.7% as against January 2018).

The decision was taken based on the recent macroeconomic analysis and the assumptions made in the new medium-term inflation forecast round, being also taken into account the external environment forecasts and fiscal policy adjustments.

The bank will continue to operate in normal regime and to provide the full range of services, including those related to deposits, lending and settlements operations.

In 2018, the total volume of money transferred to individuals, residents of the Republic of Moldova, amounted to USD 1,266.84 million.

On 21 January 2019, the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) joined the Memorandum of cooperation concluded between the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the banking supervisory authorities in several of the South-Eastern European (SEE) countries.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 8.5842
  • XAU 727.9923
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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...

As during the previous year, in 2019, the National Bank of Moldova will continue to reform the domestic regulatory and banking supervision framework.

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