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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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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 April 2019 was 3,2 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 5.1 percent in 2019 and 6.5 percent in 2020.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.9850
  • EUR 20.0864
  • UAH 0.6839
  • RON 4.2180
  • RUB 0.2802
1 USD = 17.985 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

05.12.2017 - Today
  • Base rate6.50%
  • Overnight deposits3.50%
  • Overnight credits9.50%

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 ± 3 p.p. to the base rate.

The single Central Securities Depository (CSD) was launched today, in the framework of an official event following two years of intense efforts dedicated to its establishment.

Electronic money institution licensed by National Bank.

Calendar of data dissemination

24.05.2019

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 decision aims to create monetary conditions capable to keep the inflation on medium term within the variation range of ±1.5 percentage points from the inflation target of 5.0%.

In the first quarter of 2019, the total amount of money transfers from abroad made in favour of individuals of the Republic of Moldova amounted to USD 276.81 million.

IBAN code (International Bank Account Number) is a string of characters that uniquely identifies at the international level the customer’s account opened with a financial institution.

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

The list of persons holding qualification certificate for financial institution auditor valid as of 02 May 2019.

The Automated Interbank Payment System (AIPS) is composed of Real-Time Gross Settlement and the Designated-time Net Settlement system.

In March 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$ 101.96 million (down by 7.1% as against March 2018).

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 8.3439
  • XAU 737.8230
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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...

As of 1 May 2019, the Single Central Depository (SCD) will perform the settlement of corporate securities of joint stock companies. Meanwhile, the registry companies are obliged to submit to the SCD the registers of securities holders of banks and insurance companies.

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