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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 June 2021 was 3,16 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 2.5 percent in 2021 and 4.4 percent in 2022.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 18.0638
  • EUR 21.3017
  • UAH 0.6646
  • RON 4.3265
  • RUB 0.2447
1 USD = 18.0638 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 National Bank of Moldova will continue to carefully monitor the evolution of the consumer price index, the internal and external macroeconomic situation, and in due course, will come with the necessary measures to create monetary conditions in order to achieve its fundamental objective.

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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 May 2021, the monetary base increased by MDL 218.9 million (0.4%) compared to the previous month and amounted to MDL 56,301.3 million, being 21.2 percent higher than in May 2020.

As of the end of the 1st quarter of 2021, the offer price for the residential property in Chișinău has continued the increasing trend established since the first quarter of 2020. 

Calendar of State Securities selling auctions shall be submitted to the National Bank with 5 calendar days before the start of the following quarter.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) and the National Bank of Romania (NBR) concluded on 11 June 2021 a new cooperation agreement.

During the first quarter of 2021, the National Bank of Moldova continued the process of prudential supervision of banks in the Republic of Moldova, pursuing compliance with legal requirements, in order to prevent and limit the risks specific to banking. 

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) organized today a high-level conference "Post-pandemic economic recovery: realities and prospects." Thus, the NBM set to launch an exchange of views platform to discuss the transformation of the crisis experience into an opportunity and the role of central banks in this sense.

The National Bank of Moldova puts into circulation today on the territory of the Republic of Moldova, as a means of payment and for numismatic purposes, a commemorative metal coin with a face value of 10 lei, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the NBM. 

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 14.5801
  • XAU 1048.8029
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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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