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  • Sergiu Cioclea, Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    1st Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 606;

  • Aureliu Cincilei, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    3rd Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 608;

  • 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 February 2017 was 4.7 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 5.2 percent in 2016 and 4.9 percent in 2017.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 19.5321
  • EUR 21.0655
  • UAH 0.7202
  • RON 4.6262
  • RUB 0.3396
1 USD = 19.5321 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

27.10.2016 - Today
  • Base rate9.00%
  • Overnight deposits6.00%
  • Overnight credits12.00%

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 decision aims to maintain the inflation rate close to the target range of 5.0 percent over the medium-term, with a possible deviation of ± 1.5 percentage points.

According to the current projection, the annual average CPI inflation rate will record an upward trend until the third quarter of 2017, after which it will decrease and hover close to the target.

The Executive Board of the NBM decided to sanction with fines a direct and indirect holder of a qualifying holding in the share capital of BC „Victoriabank” S.A. for failure to submit information and documents required by the National Bank.

Calendar of data dissemination

24.03.2017

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.

The non-cash foreign exchange market of the Republic of Moldova is determined by the turnover of purchase/sale transactions of the foreign currency that have taken place on different segments of the market, except those performed by the National Bank of Moldova.

The activity of the National Bank of Moldova on the foreign exchange market (foreign exchange interventions) is performed in strict compliance with the monetary and foreign exchange policy objectives.

In 2016, the total amount of money transfers from abroad made in favour of individuals of the Republic of Moldova amounted to USD 1 079.24 million.

Thereby, an increased attention during the on-site and off-site inspections will be granted to the following areas: 1. Transparency of shareholders;  2. Credit risk, including non-performing loans, “large” exposures and exposures to affiliated persons;  3. Operational risk;  4. Internal Governance;  5. Anti-money laundering and terrorist financing.

In January 2017, the total amount of net money transfers from abroad made in favour of individuals via licensed banks of the Republic of Moldova amounted to US$ 74.58 million (increasing by 28.1% as against January 2016).

Prices of precious metals

  • XAU 783.6458
  • XAG 11.0209
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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...

Weighted average interest rate on new loans in national currency granted in January 2017 was 11.55 percent, decreasing by 4.54 percentage points compared to the same period of last year.

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