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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;

  • 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 September 2021 was 6,68 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 3.1 percent in 2021 and 7.0 percent in 2022.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.4523
  • EUR 20.3153
  • UAH 0.6640
  • RON 4.1064
  • RUB 0.2454
1 USD = 17.4523 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

05.10.2021 - Today
  • Base rate5.50%
  • Overnight deposits3.50%
  • Overnight credits7.50%

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 ± 2 p.p. to the base rate.

The National Bank of Moldova will continue to closely monitor the developments in the domestic and international environment and is ready to come up with the necessary measures to meet the fundamental objective of ensuring price stability.

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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.

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As of the end of the 2nd quarter of 2021, the offer price for the residential property in Chișinău has continued the increasing trend established since the first quarter of 2020. 

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

The National Bank of Moldova, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and other public institutions, have recently had a meeting with the representatives of the European Payments Council (EPC), to initiate a dialogue on Moldova's accession to the SEPA area.

During 2020, the financial system of the Republic of Moldova showed resilience, the economic and social conditions influenced by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic being characterized by uneven developments and materializations of risks in the segments of the economy of the Republic of Moldova.

Starting with September 10, 2021, the National Bank of Moldova puts into circulation as a means of payment and for numismatic purposes a commemorative coin dedicated to the 100 years since the inauguration of the National Theatre  in  Chisinau (currently "Mihai Eminescu" National Theatre).

Commemorative coin from the series "Historical events", in circulation since September 10, 2021.

The decision of the National Bank of Moldova aims to mitigate inflationary pressures generated by accelerating domestic aggregate demand fuelled by consumption growth and to temperate the second-round effects of the supply shock amid higher international prices and imported inflation.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 13.4413
  • XAU 997.7279
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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...

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