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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 October 2019 was 6,8 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 5.0 percent in 2019 and 5.9 percent in 2020.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.4278
  • EUR 19.3318
  • UAH 0.7347
  • RON 4.0444
  • RUB 0.2735
1 USD = 17.4278 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

31.07.2019 - 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 NBM will continue to monitor and forecast the internal and external macroeconomic evolutions, risks and uncertainties associated with the evolution of inflation, in order to assure a medium term stability of prices.

BC „Moldindcondbank” SA is operating in normal regime and provides all range of services, including those related to deposit, lending and settlement operations. 

On the occasion of the Moldovan leu day marked on 29 November, the National Bank of Moldova puts into circulation seven commemorative and jubilee coins as means of payment and for numismatic purposes.

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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.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armasu, attended the 42nd meeting of the Central Banks Governors’ Club of the Central Asia, Black Sea Region and Balkan Countries, held on 20-22 November 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Cristina Harea, attended the conference on credit risk management, held today in Chișinău. The official referred to the importance of the credit risk management, to the loan relaunch in Moldovan lei, the role of the credit histories bureau, the responsible lending and to the risk diminishing techniques.

In October 2019, 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$ 110.44 million (down by 0.6% as against October 2018).

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) signed a partnership agreement with Moldova State University (MSU).

The processing of a payment document costs maximum MDL 3.5, while for urgency – MDL 20.00. These are the maximum amounts of commissions/tariffs for payment orders received in electronic form, in Moldovan currency, through automated remote service systems: internet payments, pc-payments, mobile payments.

The National Bank compiled the data for October of “Banca de Economii” SA, BC “Unibank” SA and BC “Banca Sociala” SA regarding the receipts of these banks undergoing liquidation and the payments carried out to the Ministry of Finance. This, on 31 October this year, the total cumulative repayments for the emergency credit constituted MDL 1,713.4 million. 

In the period 4 – 8 November, over 600 pupils and students participated in the financial education event “Road of money”, organized on the occasion of the World Savings Day.

The current forecast of inflation is similar to the previous one for the first quarter of forecast and inferior for the rest of the compared period, except for the situation at the end of the period. 

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 9.4525
  • XAU 826.2431
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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...

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