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  • 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 adopted on the basis of the macroeconomic analysis and the assumptions made in the new medium-term inflation forecasting round.

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.

At the end of last week, the Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Sergiu Cioclea, attended the high-level conference organized by the National Bank of the Netherlands for the IMF Constituency member countries.

In January 2018, the annual inflation rate constituted 6.5 percent, being by 0.8 percentage points lower than in the previous month and reaching the upper limit of the variation range of ± 1.5 percentage points from the 5.0 percent target.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) reiterates its opinion stated in the press release of 10 July 2017 on the so-called cryptocurrencies, also known as “virtual currencies” (VCs), and continues to warn consumers of the high risk of losing money on VCs investments.

The parties intend to cooperate in organizing studies and mutual exchange of knowledge in order to prepare and qualify specialists in the banking field.

In 2017, the total volume of money transferred to individuals, residents of the Republic of Moldova, amounted to USD 1,199.97 million.

Following the assessment of the main risks and challenges related to banking activity, taking into account the latest economic developments, of the amendments to banking regulation and supervision in the context of the Association Agreement between the Republic of Moldova and the European Union, as well of the actions agreed with the International Monetary Fund, there have been established the main fields and risks on banking supervision process in 2018.

In December 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$ 106.22 million (increasing by 13.0% as against December 2016).

In December 2017, weighted average interest rate on new loans extended in domestic currency recorded 9.58 percent, having decreased by 2.16 percentage points compared to the same period of the previous year.

In December 2017, the annual inflation rate constituted 7.3%, being similar to that of the previous month. The dynamics was determined by the nature of the supply factors, by the effect of a low basic period in 2016 and by the adjustment of certain tariffs to the utility services.

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 2016, the current account of the balance of payments of the Republic of Moldova recorded a deficit amounting to US$ 285.58 million, down by 38.9% as compared to 2015. The capital account registered a deficit of US$ 20.79 million and the financial account recorded a net inflow amounting to US$ 214.56 million. The international investment position recorded a net debit of US$ 3,550.57 million at the end of 2016, while the gross external debt amounted to US$ 6,235.23 million.

In January-September 2017, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 532.56 million (of which US$ -207.62 in Q III 2017), which worsened by 87.7 percent as compared to January- September 2016. The capital account registered a deficit of US$ 17.88 million (of which US$ -5.46 million in Q III 2017) and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 301.96 million (of which US$ 129.44 million in Q III 2017). The international investment position of the Republic of Moldova represented US$ -4,201.41 million at the end of Q III 2017, while the gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova reached US$ 6,742.97 million.

In January-September 2017, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 532.56 million (of which US$ -207.62 in Q III 2017), which worsened by 87.7 percent as compared to January- September 2016.

The international investment position of the Republic of Moldova recorded a net debit of US$ 4,201.41 million as of 30.09.2017, 18.3 % larger as compared to the end of 2016.

The gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova reached US$ 6,742.97 million at the end of Q III 2017, increasing by 8.1% as compared to the end of 2016.

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