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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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The Decision of the NBM to resume monetary policy relaxation measures is conditioned by confirming the accuracy of the latest forecast of the National Bank of Moldova and the related disinflationary trend.

According to preliminary data, in Quarter III, 2022, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 618,20 million, the capital account recorded a positive balance amounting to US$ 11,17 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 526,46 million. As of 09/30/2022, the international investment position amounted to US$ -5 686,98 million, while the gross external debt totaled US$ 8 885,50 million.

According to preliminary data, in Quarter III, 2022, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 618,20 million, the capital account recorded a positive balance amounting to US$ 11,17 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 526,46 million.

According to preliminary data, the net international investment position recorded US$ -5 686,98 million as of 09/30/2022 (or -39,7% as a ratio to GDP), 9,0 % more as compared to the end of 2021.

Conform datelor preliminare, datoria externă brută a Republicii Moldova pe parcursul trimestrului III 2022, nu s-a schimbat esențial (+1,4 la sută față de 31.12.2021) și a totalizat 8 885,50 mil. USD la 30.09.2022. Raportul datoriei externe brute la PIB a constituit 62,1 la sută, cu 2,0 p.p. mai mică față de 31.12.2021.

Starting with 23 December 2022, the National Bank of Moldova puts into circulation six commemorative coins as means of payment and for numismatic purposes.

 

 

The National Committee on Financial Stability held its ordinary meeting on December 20, 2022 to examine issues related to the current situation of the component parts of the financial system.

The members of the Committee analyzed the current situation of the banking, insurance, and non-bank lending sectors, as well as the actions to mitigate the risks in the supervised sectors, undertaken by the National Bank of Moldova and the National Commission for Financial Markets. Furthermore, the Committee members have adopted the meeting schedule for 2023.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM), Octavian Armașu, along with the NBM adviser, Natan Garștea, attended a workshop with the members of the Association of Romanian Investors (AIR).

In November 2022, the currency in circulation (M0) amounted to MDL 32,709.1 million, increasing by MDL 997.6 million (3.1%) compared to December 2021.

In November 2022, the monetary base  increased by MDL 1,227.1 million (1.7%) compared to the previous month and amounted to MDL 74,396.2 million, being 32.4% higher than in the similar period of the previous year.

In October 2022, the currency in circulation (M0) amounted to MDL 32,038.9 million, increasing by MDL 327.4 million (1.0%) compared to December 2021 (Chart 1) due to exceeding of the volume of cumulative receipts over the volume of cumulative releases per banking system by MDL 327.6 million in the period of January – October 2022.

In October 2022, new loans extended by banks totaled MDL 3,964.4 million, decreasing by 7.4% compared to October 2021.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, had a meeting with the representatives of the Foreign Investors Association (FIA), the American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova (AmCham Moldova) and the European Business Association (EBA).

The banking sector, in the first quarter of 2022, according to the data presented by the banks, was characterized by high liquidity and by the increase in loans and own funds. 

During the first semester of 2022, the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) continued the process of prudential supervision of banks in the Republic of Moldova, pursuing compliance with legal requirements, to ensure the stability and viability of the banking system.

During 2021, the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) continued the process of prudential supervision of banks in the Republic of Moldova, pursuing compliance with legal requirements, to ensure the stability and viability of the banking system.

The statement was made by the Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, at the opening of the forum “Listing on an international capital market”, organized in Chișinau.

 

During the first 9 months of 2022, the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) continued the process of prudential supervision of banks in the Republic of Moldova, pursuing compliance with legal requirements, to ensure the stability and viability of the banking system.

 

The two officials discussed the macroeconomic situation of the Republic of Moldova and the measures applied by the NBM to deal with inflationary pressures.

The meeting organized by the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) and the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) hosted over 70 participants from central banks, financial institutions and donor organizations from the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. 

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