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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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The National Bank of Moldova will continue to closely monitor the developments in the domestic and international environment and is ready to come up with the necessary measures to meet the fundamental objective of ensuring price stability.

As of the end of the 2nd quarter of 2021, the offer price for the residential property in Chișinău has continued the increasing trend established since the first quarter of 2020. 

The National Bank of Moldova, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and other public institutions, have recently had a meeting with the representatives of the European Payments Council (EPC), to initiate a dialogue on Moldova's accession to the SEPA area.

Starting with September 10, 2021, the National Bank of Moldova puts into circulation as a means of payment and for numismatic purposes a commemorative coin dedicated to the 100 years since the inauguration of the National Theatre  in  Chisinau (currently "Mihai Eminescu" National Theatre).

The decision of the National Bank of Moldova aims to mitigate inflationary pressures generated by accelerating domestic aggregate demand fuelled by consumption growth and to temperate the second-round effects of the supply shock amid higher international prices and imported inflation.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova Octavian Armașu and the First Deputy Governor Vladimir Munteanu had a meeting with the Ambassador Peter Michalko, Head of EU Delegation to the Republic of Moldova, in the context of conclusion of the mandate of His Excellency.

The Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova decided unanimously to increase the base rate applied to the main short-term monetary policy operations by 1.0 percentage points to 3.65 percent annually. 

The second edition of the Financial Education Camp "Give sense to money", initiated by the National Bank of Moldova and the Independent Think Tank "Expert-Grup", comes with the opportunity to offer the public a more interesting and fulfilling vacation. 

The Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) set the rate of the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) applied to credit exposures situated in the Republic of Moldova, based on the CCyB guide calculated as of the 1st quarter of 2021.

In June 2021, the currency in circulation (M0) amounted to MDL 32,098.7 million, increasing by MDL 2,279.8 million (7.6%) compared to December 2020.

In June 2021, the monetary base decreased by MDL 487.8 million (0.9%) compared to the previous month and amounted to MDL 55,813.6 million, being 21.5 percent higher than in June 2020.

In June 2021, new loans extended by banks totaled MDL 3,987.0 million, recording an increase of 32.8% compared to June 2020.

According to preliminary data, in Quarter I, 2021, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 341,72 million, the capital account registered a negative balance amounting to US$ 16,20 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 346,54 million. The international investment position amounted to US$ -5 375,90 million as of 03/31/2021, while the gross external debt totaled US$ 8 253,89 million.

According to preliminary data, in Quarter I, 2021, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 341,72 million, the capital account registered a negative balance amounting to US$ 16,20 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 346,54 million.

According to preliminary data, the international investment position recorded a net debit of US$ -5 375,90 million as of 03/31/2021 (or 44,3% as a ratio to GDP), 2,1% smaller as compared to the end of 2020.

According to preliminary data, the gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova decreased by 1,2% as compared to the end of 2020 and totaled US$ 8 253,89 million as of 03/31/2021, which is 68,0 % as a ratio to GDP (-2,1 p.p. as against 12/31/2020).

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