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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 NBM is carefully monitoring the inflationary process, including the associated factors, risks, and uncertainties, and will adjust its monetary policy instruments in a timely manner to achieve the fundamental objective of ensuring and maintaining price stability.

The National Bank of Moldova reiterates that, along with other central banks, it has decided to promote a monetary policy aimed at ensuring financial stability.

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) welcomed the policy measures taken firmly by the National Bank of Moldova to cope with rising inflation.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, participated online in the 8th Research Conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the monetary sovereignty of the Republic of North Macedonia.

Discussions mainly focused on the implementation of the program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the global economic situation and that of the Republic of Moldova, bilateral cooperation, the effects of the war in Ukraine, the fight against inflation.

According to preliminary data, in 2021, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 1 590,13 million, the capital account registered a negative balance amounting to US$ 50,96 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 1 602,58 million. The international investment position amounted to US$ -5 660,97 million as of 12/31/2021, while the gross external debt totaled US$ 9 013,73 million.

According to preliminary data, in 2021, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 1 590,13 million, the capital account registered a negative balance amounting to US$ 50,96 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 1 602,58 million.

According to preliminary data, the international investment position recorded a net debit of US$ -5 660,97 million as of 12/31/2021 (or 41,4% as a ratio to GDP), 4,3% larger as compared to the end of 2020.

According to preliminary data, the gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova increased by 6,8% as compared to the end of 2020 and totaled US$ 9 013,73 million as of 12/31/2021, which is 65,9% as a ratio to GDP (-7,3 p.p. as against 12/31/2020).

The meeting of the Governor of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM), Octavian Armașu, with His Excellency Kent D. Logsdon, who has recently begun his mandate as US Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) and the Ministry of Finance concluded a bilateral cooperation agreement at an official event on 21 March 2022.

In February 2022, the currency in circulation (M0)  amounted to MDL 31,461.4 million, decreasing by MDL 237.2 million (0.7%) compared to December 2021 (Chart no. 1) as a result of exceeding of the volume of cumulative receipts over the volume of cumulative releases per banking system  by MDL 237.2 million in period January – February 2022.

In February 2022, the monetary base decreased by MDL 706.1 million (1.2%) compared to the previous month and amounted to MDL 56,743.2 million, being 1.2 percent higher than in February 2021.

Decizia respectivă urmărește atenuarea presiunilor inflaționiste persistente la adresa procesului inflaționist, creând precondiții pentru readucerea inflației în limitele intervalului de variație al țintei în termen mediu, inclusiv prin ancorarea anticipațiilor inflaționiste și atenuării efectelor secundare aferente majorării tarifelor reglementate.

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 3rd quarter of 2021.

In January 2022, the monetary base  decreased by MDL 98.9 million (0.2%) compared to the previous month and amounted to MDL 57,449.3 million, being 2.3 percent higher than in January 2021.

Comitetul executiv al Băncii Naționale a Moldovei (BNM) a stabilit, în temeiul Legii nr.202 din 06.10.2017 privind activitatea băncilor, băncile care sunt societăți de importanță sistemică din Republica Moldova, pornind de la situația din 31.12.2021.

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