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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;


  • Cristina Harea, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    3rd Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 607;

  • 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 December 2018 was 0.9 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 3.3 percent in 2018 and 5.4 percent in 2019.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.1418
  • EUR 19.5511
  • UAH 0.6125
  • RON 4.1609
  • RUB 0.2584
1 USD = 17.1418 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 Automated Interbank Payment System (AIPS) is composed of Real-Time Gross Settlement and the Designated-time Net Settlement system.

BC "Moldindconbank" S.A. operates in normal regime and provides the full range of services, including those related to deposits, lending and settlement operations.

Both banks will continue to operate in normal regime. The NBM will continue to apply the best international practices in order to have sound and resilient banks, which will provide safe and modern services to the depositors and business environment.

Calendar of data dissemination

21.01.2019

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 interview was conducted based on the questions received from mass-media institutions and other news websites from the Republic of Moldova, at the request of the NBM.

The National Bank of Moldova puts into circulation ten commemorative coins as means of payment for numismatic purposes, starting with 28 December 2018.

The National Bank of Moldova has decided to distribute the commemorative coin with the face value of 10 lei, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the Moldovan leu, through its cash desk situated on 1 Grigore Vieru Avenue, Chișinău. The decision was taken following the multiple demands of the citizens.

In November 2018, 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$ 103.57 million (down by 1.6% as against November 2017).

On the days 24, 25 and 31 December 2018, as well on the days 1, 7 and 8 January 2019, declared public holidays, NBM will not activate. The most licensed banks of the Republic of Moldova will have the same work programme, except for certain subdivisions.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 8.5837
  • XAU 713.1514
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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...

Calendar of State Securities selling auctions shall be submitted to the National Bank with 5 calendar days before the start of the following quarter.

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