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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 2020 was 2,32 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 4.9 percent in 2020 and 4.2 percent in 2021.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.0250
  • EUR 20.1260
  • UAH 0.6012
  • RON 4.1300
  • RUB 0.2226
1 USD = 17.025 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

09.09.2020 - Today
  • Base rate2.75%
  • Overnight deposits0.25%
  • Overnight credits5.25%

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 today's decision was taken based on recent data that confirmed the main assumptions and conclusions reflected in the Inflation Report no. 3, 2020.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) announces the conduct, on 29-30 October 2020,  of the second annual edition of the financial education activities initiated within the project “Learn! Give sense to money”.

Calendar of data dissemination

30.10.2020

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.

In September 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$ 148.47 million (increasing by 48.1% as against September 2019).

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM), Octavian Armașu, held a questions and answers session for students and teachers from technical and higher vocational education institutions with economic profile in the Republic of Moldova.

Residents who have external commitments can remotely notify the National Bank of Moldova. For this purpose, the webpage was made available  https://crm.bnm.md, which is part of the information system of the National Bank of Moldova on licensing, authorization and notification.

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

In quarter II 2020, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 19,23 million, the capital account registered a negative balance amounting to US$ 7,57 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 54,41 million. The international investment position amounted to US$ -5 124,91 million as of 30.06.2020, while the gross external debt totaled US$  7 785,38 million.

In quarter II 2020, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 19,23 million, the capital account registered a negative balance amounting to US$ 7,57 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 54,41 million. 

The international investment position recorded a net debit of US$ 5 124,91 million as of 30.06.2020, 2,8% larger as compared to the end of 2019.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 13.5528
  • XAU 1045.7984
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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...

The gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova grew by 5,0% as compared to the end of 2019 and totaled US$ 7 785,38 million as of 30.06.2020, which is 66,1 % as a ratio to GDP (+4,1 p.p. as against 31.12.2019).

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