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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 December 2017 was 7.3 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 6.5 percent in 2017 and 4.0 percent in 2018.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 16.9234
  • EUR 20.7184
  • UAH 0.5879
  • RON 4.4553
  • RUB 0.2988
1 USD = 16.9234 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

05.12.2017 - Today
  • Base rate6.50%
  • Overnight deposits3.50%
  • Overnight credits9.50%

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 was made based on the outcomes of the latest macroeconomic analyses, as well as a result of the short and medium-term inflation forecast adjustment against the background of the latent transmission of monetary policy impulses to inflation.

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In December 2017, the annual inflation rate constituted 7.3%, being similar to that of the previous month. The dynamics was determined by the nature of the supply factors, by the effect of a low basic period in 2016 and by the adjustment of certain tariffs to the utility services.

Calendar of data dissemination

22.01.2018

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.

Payment institutions / postal operators licensed by National Bank for activity of providing payment services.

In January-September 2017, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 532.56 million (of which US$ -207.62 in Q III 2017), which worsened by 87.7 percent as compared to January- September 2016. The capital account registered a deficit of US$ 17.88 million (of which US$ -5.46 million in Q III 2017) and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 301.96 million (of which US$ 129.44 million in Q III 2017). The international investment position of the Republic of Moldova represented US$ -4,201.41 million at the end of Q III 2017, while the gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova reached US$ 6,742.97 million.

In January-September 2017, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 532.56 million (of which US$ -207.62 in Q III 2017), which worsened by 87.7 percent as compared to January- September 2016.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 9.2987
  • XAU 723.5169
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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...

The international investment position of the Republic of Moldova recorded a net debit of US$ 4,201.41 million as of 30.09.2017, 18.3 % larger as compared to the end of 2016.

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