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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;

  • 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 August 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 4.4 percent in 2018.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.6425
  • EUR 21.0017
  • UAH 0.6723
  • RON 4.5685
  • RUB 0.3038
1 USD = 17.6425 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

28.08.2017 - Today
  • Base rate7.50%
  • Overnight deposits4.50%
  • Overnight credits10.50%

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 adopted by the Executive Board of the NBM aims to create real monetary conditions able to maintain the inflation within the range of ± 1.5 percentage points from the 5.0 percent target on medium-term.

Деятельность Национального Банка Молдовы на валютном рынке (валютные интервенции) осуществляется в строгом соответствии с целями денежно-валютной политики Национального банка Молдовы.

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.

Calendar of data dissemination

25.09.2017

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.

Electronic money institution licensed by National Bank.

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

In July 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$ 105.30 million (increasing by 8.4% as against July 2016).

The signed memorandum opens new opportunities to extend the technical assistance in the banking field and to attract the expertise of the EU central banks.

n July 2017, monetary base increased by MDL 41.9 million (0.1 percent) compared to the previous month and accounted for MDL 35933.9 million.

Weighted average interest rate on new loans in national currency granted in July 2017 was 10.00 percent, decreasing by 4.01 percentage points compared to the same period last year

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.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAU 735.8823
  • XAG 9.6144
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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 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.

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