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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 August 2020 was 3,45 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 4.9 percent in 2020 and 4.2 percent in 2021.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 16.9565
  • EUR 19.8273
  • UAH 0.5991
  • RON 4.0680
  • RUB 0.2148
1 USD = 16.9565 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

09.09.2020 - Today
  • Base rate2.75%
  • Overnight deposits0.25%
  • Overnight credits5.25%

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 today's decision was taken based on recent data that confirmed the main assumptions and conclusions reflected in the Inflation Report no. 3, 2020.

The Memorandum of Understanding between the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) and the European Central Bank (ECB) entered into force on 22 September 2020 and is intended to ensure the cooperation and the efficient exchange of information in the field of banking supervision.

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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.

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

In August 2020, 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$ 126.45 million (increasing by 27.2% as against August 2019).

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, had a meeting with the US Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, Dereck J. Hogan.

Electronic money institution licensed by National Bank.

Net profit: 199 265 thousand MDL;
Total comprehensive result for the period: 254 906 thousand MDL;
Profit available for distribution: 511 823 thousand MDL.

Total assets: 74 526 080 thousand MDL;
Total liabilities: 69 866 839 thousand MDL;
Total capital and reserves: 4 459 976 thousand MDL.

The officials discussed mainly the progress made in the financial and banking sector of the Republic of Moldova, the maintaining of its resilience capacity to the severe challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the macro-financial aspects of our country's development in the context of European integration.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 12.4788
  • XAU 1009.0716
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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 Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) set the rate of the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) applied to credit exposures situated in the Republic of Moldova, based on the CCyB guide calculated as of the 1st quarter of 2020.

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