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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.

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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 2023 was 18,1 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 13.3 percent in 2023 and 5.1 percent in 2024.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.7939
  • EUR 19.0946
  • UAH 0.4818
  • RON 3.8458
  • RUB 0.2200
1 USD = 17.7939 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

11.05.2023 - Today
  • Base rate10.00%
  • Overnight deposits8.00%
  • Overnight credits12.00%

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 NBM will continue to monitor the inflation process, assessing the associated risks and uncertainties, and further decisions of the Executive Board will depend on the updated inflation outlook.

The National Bank of Moldova has responded to requests from citizens to extend the deadline for the design contest for jubilee and commemorative coins, 2023.

As of the end of the 1st quarter of 2023, the offer price for residential property in Chișinău has recorded the next consecutive increase following the previous quarter.

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Banks in the Republic of Moldova

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 Romania and the Bucharest University of Economic Studies support the specialized training of economist students from the Republic of Moldova.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM), the Moldovan Banks Association (ABM) and the European Business Association (EBA) discussed today, 3 May 2023, the necessary regulations to implement the “open banking” concept.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) has signed a partnership agreement with the Republican Theoretical Lyceum "Aristotel" in Chisinau in the field of financial education.

In his welcome speech, the NBM Governor stressed the importance of the sustainable partnership between the two central banks during regional and international crises and opted for its consolidation, especially at a time when the Republic of Moldova has become a candidate state for EU membership.

The competition is open to individuals who have reached the age of 18, as well as legal entities, who can display their graphic vision on future coins.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM), Mr. Octavian Armasu, together with the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Veronica Sireteanu, attended the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group , which took place on 11-14 April 2023 in Washington, DC.

Pursuant to Article 63 paragraph (7) of Law on the activity of banks No 202 of 06.10.2017, the National Bank of Moldova (BNM), as the competent authority, identifies banks that are systemically important institutions (hereinafter O-SII).

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 13.2410
  • XAU 1117.5723
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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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