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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 October 2020 was 1,56 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 4.0 percent in 2020 and 2.5 percent in 2021.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.2530
  • EUR 20.6492
  • UAH 0.6040
  • RON 4.2391
  • RUB 0.2270
1 USD = 17.253 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 decision is aimed at supporting domestic aggregate demand, the lending process and the economy as a whole and was taken following the approval, at today's meeting, of the Inflation Report no. 4, 2020.

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

Calendar of data dissemination

07.12.2020

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.

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.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) organizes today, 27 November 2020, an online event on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the introduction of the national currency - the Moldovan leu.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, and the First Deputy Governor Vladimir Munteanu, participated today in the international conference held online “Combating money laundering and terrorist financing. Conformity".

In October 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$ 136.52 million (increasing by 23.6% as against October 2019).

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) organizes on Friday, 27 November 2020, an online event dedicated to the 27th anniversary of the introduction of the Moldovan leu. 

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, proposes to the Parliament the appointment of Constantin Șchendra and Maia Pîrcălab as deputy governors, in connection with the expiration of the mandates of two deputy governor positions.

The Supervisory Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM), at the proposal of the NBM Executive Board, voted the design concept of the commemorative coin dedicated to doctors, which was selected from the works proposed by citizens.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 12.2865
  • XAU 982.8950
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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 Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, participated today in the 44th meeting of Central Banks Governors' Club of the Central Asia, Black Sea region and Balkan countries, this time in online format, taking into account the global pandemic crisis. 

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