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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 January 2021 was 0,22 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 1.8 percent in 2021 and 4.4 percent in 2022.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.4546
  • EUR 21.3426
  • UAH 0.6257
  • RON 4.3784
  • RUB 0.2368
1 USD = 17.4546 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

06.11.2020 - Today
  • Base rate2.65%
  • Overnight deposits0.15%
  • Overnight credits5.15%

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 Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) decided unanimously in today's meeting to maintain at the same level the values of the main monetary policy instruments.

Electronic money institution licensed by National Bank.

Calendar of data dissemination

05.03.2021

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 National Bank of Moldova (NBM) draws the public's attention to the fact that any information on bank cards is private and should not be disclosed to anyone, not even to bank representatives.

In 2020, the total volume of money transferred to individuals, residents of the Republic of Moldova, amounted to USD 1,486.74 million.

In December 2020, 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$ 147.84 million (increasing by 36.9% as against December 2019).

In December 2020, the monetary base  increased by MDL 2,221.2 million (4.2%) compared to the previous month and amounted MDL 55,638.7 million, being 18.8 percent higher than in December 2019.

The National Bank of Moldova has called on licensed banks to be vigilant in preventing and combating money laundering and terrorist financing in cases of cash use. 

The National Payments Council (NPC) met online in the annual meeting to discuss the balance of activities.

Payment institutions / postal operators licensed by National Bank for activity of providing payment services.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 15.5699
  • XAU 1014.1897
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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...

In quarter III 2020, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 333,03 million, the capital account registered a negative balance amounting to US$ 23,45 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 412,20 million. The international investment position amounted to US$ -5 625,21 million as of 30.09.2020, while the gross external debt totaled US$  7 950,28 million.

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