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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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The decision was adopted following the most recent evaluation of macroeconomic data.

In the period 4-8 November 2019, the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) and the Analytical Independent Centre „Expert-Grup” will organize the “Road of money” event for secondary and high school pupils, and for students, within the financial education project „Learn! Give sense to money”.

In the period of 17-19 October 2019, the Conference for the Chief Internal Audit from Central Banks of Francophone countries will be held in Chisinau. The official host of this forum, the National Bank of Moldova (NBM), was decided at the last year edition held in Switzerland.

In Q II 2019, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 311,74 million, the capital account registered a deficit of US$ 11,92 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 383,65 million. The international investment position amounted to US$ -4 552,53 million at the end of Q II 2019, while the gross external debt totaled US$ 7 351,60 million.

In Q II 2019, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 311,74 million, the capital account registered a deficit of US$ 11,92 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 383,65 million.

The international investment position of the Republic of Moldova recorded a net debit of US$ 4 552,53 million as of 30.06.2019, which was 8,4 % larger as compared to the end of 2018.

The gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova totaled US$ 7 351,60 million at the end of Q II 2019, down by 1,5% as compared to the end of 2018.

In August 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$ 99.38 million (down by 2.6% as against August 2018).

Over 100 officials, external financial analysts, bankers, businessmen, development partners, independent experts etc., reunited on 24 September 2019 in Chisinau to talk about the development perspectives of the financial market in the Republic of Moldova.

The regulatory documents of the NBM provide that banks must elaborate internal policies in order to manage efficiently the operational risks they are exposed to, including internal or external fraud, as well as fraud attempts. The application of these norms is indispensable for the efficient protection of banks’ assets.

In August 2019, new loans extended by banks totalled MDL 2,609.2 million, an increase of 7.5%, compared to August 2018.

In August 2019, the monetary base  increased by MDL 83.8 million (0.2%) compared to the previous month and constituted MDL 45,737.5 million, which constitutes 17.1% more than in August 2018.

At the meeting of the working sub-groups at the headquarters of OSCE Mission from Tiraspol, the Vice-Governor of the NBM, Mr Ion Sturzu, mentioned that there is maximum willingness on behalf of the licensed banks from Chisinau to collaborate with economic agents, including with those from the Transnistrian region. The official of the NBM emphasized that banks treat their clients fairly, and the only imposed condition is compliance with the law.

The single Central Securities Depository (CSD) changed the planned date for the settlement of transactions with securities that are conducted on a regulated market or MTF, starting with 1 September 2019.

In July 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$ 114.64 million (down by 1.0% as against July 2018).

In July 2019, new loans extended by banks totalled MDL 2,850.4 million, recording an increase of 14.9%, compared to July 2018.

In July 2019, the monetary base  increased by MDL 693.2 million (1.5%) compared to the previous month and constituted MDL 45,653.8 million, which constitutes 19.6% more than in July 2018.

In the first semester of 2019, the National Bank of Moldova continued its efforts to assure a sound corporative governance, transparency of the banking ownership, with the aim to maintain a stable banking sector and to attract potential investors. 

The Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova set the rate of the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) applied to credit exposures situated in the Republic of Moldova, based on the CCyB referential calculated as of the first quarter of 2019.

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