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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 October 2023 was 6,34 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 13.6 percent in 2023 and 4.5 percent in 2024.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.7310
  • EUR 19.0999
  • UAH 0.4834
  • RON 3.8461
  • RUB 0.1909
1 USD = 17.731 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

07.11.2023 - Today
  • Base rate4.75%
  • Overnight deposits2.75%
  • Overnight credits6.75%

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 aims to stimulate credit and support domestic aggregate demand by encouraging both consumption and investment, balancing the national economy and anchoring inflation expectations with a view to keeping inflation within the target range over the medium term.

At the opening of the conference, the Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, noted that the development of the payment system is an essential component of the modernization and efficiency of the financial sector.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) is organizing, for the first time, a Career Week at the NBM, from 4 to 8 December 2023 – a major event aimed to discuss careers and opportunities in central banking.

RCA Data represents an automated state information system used for the exact determination of the insurance premium to be paid by each insured. This system also allows the exchange of information with internal affairs bodies for the purpose of exercising the control function regarding the possession of RCA insurance and Green Card.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 13.7357
  • XAU 1152.3292
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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...

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 conference will take place on Wednesday, 6 December 2023, starting at 1:30 p.m., at Digital Park, 2nd floor, 15 Mihai Viteazul Street, Chisinau and will be broadcast live on the media platforms of the National Bank of Moldova.

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The National Bank of Moldova is launching a design competition for the Moldovan leu symbol in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the national currency.

Over 250 people came to the excursions organised by the National Bank of Moldova to the National Museum of History, in partnership with this institution, between 25-30 November 2023.

Foreign exchange offices (legal entities) holding the licenses of the National Bank of Moldova for the performance of currency exchange operations in cash with individuals on the territory of the Republic of Moldova as December 1, 2023.

In the opening message, Octavian Armașu mentioned that monetary independence and the national currency are essential elements of our identity.

The ceremony was attended by high-ranking officials from the Republic of Moldova and abroad, ambassadors, representatives of international financial institutions, individuals from financial, banking and academic circles, as well as members of civil society, scientists, creative individuals, and various other personalities.

Starting with 29 November 2023, the National Bank of Moldova puts into circulation five commemorative coins as a means of payment and for numismatic purposes.

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