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

  • Sergiu Cioclea, Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

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

  • 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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The decision was taken based on the recent macroeconomic analyses and the short and medium-term inflation forecast adjustment against the background of the latent transmission of monetary policy impulses to inflation.

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.

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.

In November 2017, the annual inflation rate dropped to 7.3%, having decreased by 0.6 pp. compared to the previous month.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) informs that it has not yet received the second investigation report of the companies Kroll and Steptoe & Johnson, but has finalized the discussions held with the International Consortium on the possibility of publishing certain information, which the document will contain.

Starting with 11 December 11 2017, the National Bank of Moldova puts in circulation on the territory of the Republic of Moldova the modernised banknote with face value of MDL 5. This banknote will be accepted as payment mean without restrictions.

The size and design elements of the newly upgraded banknote with the denomination of MDL 5, specimen of 2015, are identical with those of the banknote with the denomination of MDL 5, specimen of 2015.

In October 2017, 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$ 116.13 million (increasing by 19.0% as against October 2016).

A package of documents on the providing of the European Union’s macro-financial assistance to the Republic Moldova was signed on 23 November 2017 in Brussels.

In October 2017, weighted average interest rate on new loans extended in domestic currency recorded 10.00 percent, having decreased by 3.04 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year.

In October 2017, the monetary base decreased by MDL 955.2 million (2.5 percent) compared to the previous month, and totaled MDL 37,103.0 million.

Recently, at the invitation of the German Economic Team in Moldova (GET Moldova) and the German Council for International Relations (DGAP), the Minister of Finance, Octavian Armașu, and the Governor of the NBM, Sergiu Cioclea, made a working visit to Berlin to participate in a seminar dedicated to the economic and banking reforms in the Republic of Moldova.

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.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM), the National Commission for Financial Markets (NCFM), the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research, and the Centre for Excellence in Economics and Finance signed a Memorandum of Understanding for training specialists in the financial and banking field.

Representatives of the investigation consultancy Kroll and the law firm Steptoe & Johnson visited Chisinau on 7 November 2017 to meet with representatives from a number of state institutions, in order to agree the structure and terms of the strategy for recovery of assets which were misappropriated following the bank fraud.

Total assets - 66,808,154 thousand Lei;
Total Liabilities - 61,776,656 thousand Lei;
Total capital and reserves, total loss and revaluation differences: 5,031,498 thousand Lei.

(Net loss):  (3,949,849) thousand, MDL;
Total comprehensive result for the period: (3,954,043) thousand, MDL;
(Total loss):  (151,916) thousand, MDL.

The Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Moldova, Peter Michalko, discussed with the Governor of the NBM Sergiu Cioclea and with the Deputy Governor Cristina Harea about the progress of reforms in the banking sector and about the actions to be taken in the framework of the EU- Republic of Moldova Association Agreement.

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