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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;
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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 June 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 18.1231
  • EUR 21.2167
  • UAH 0.6996
  • RON 4.6494
  • RUB 0.3050
1 USD = 18.1231 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

28.06.2017 - Today
  • Base rate8.00%
  • Overnight deposits5.00%
  • Overnight credits11.00%

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 consultations may involve legal entities and individuals who have reached the age of 16. Participants may present one concept for each type of coin. 

In June 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$ 108.33 million (increasing by  10.5% as against June 2016).

Calendar of data dissemination

31.07.2017

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 Automated Interbank Payment System (AIPS) is composed of Real-Time Gross Settlement and the Designated-time Net Settlement system.

The draft law sets out the transition to Basel III principles through the harmonization with the EU legislation and was developed with the EU financing support, within the Twinning project.

In June 2017, annual inflation rate was 7.3 percent, by 0.1 percentage points lower than the previous month, and continued to be above the upper limit of the range of 5.0 percent ± 1.5 percentage points. 

The meeting discusses the need to accelerate the structural reforms in order to support economic growth, strengthen state institutions and improve governance in the countries of Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe.

The National Bank of Moldova is governed by an Executive Board made up of 5 members and a Supervisory Board composed of 7 members..

The document provides for the creation of framework to facilitate the collaboration between the parties and to extend the technical assistance in banking sector.  At the same time, the memorandum offers new opportunities to attract international expertise from the Black Sea countries in fields of major interest for the NBM.

According to preliminary data, in Q I 2017, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of 112.77 million (that worsened by 41.5 percent as compared to Q I 2016), the capital account registered a deficit of US$ 11.99 million and the financial account recorded a net inflow of US$ 59.65 million. The international investment position of the Republic of Moldova remained net debit totaling US$ -6,133.37 million at the end of the first quarter of 2017, while the gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova reached US$ 6,688.60 million.

According to preliminary data, in Q I 2017, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of 112.77 million (that worsened by 41.5 percent as compared to Q I 2016), the capital account registered a deficit of US$ 11.99 million and the financial account recorded a net inflow of US$ 59.65 million.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAU 735.3602
  • XAG 9.7830
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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$ 6,133.37 million as of 31.03.2017, 2.6 % larger as compared to the end of 2016.

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