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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 May 2020 was 4,05 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 4.4 percent in 2020 and 4.0 percent in 2021.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.2272
  • EUR 19.4339
  • UAH 0.6337
  • RON 4.0205
  • RUB 0.2448
1 USD = 17.2272 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

20.03.2020 - Today
  • Base rate3.25%
  • Overnight deposits0.25%
  • Overnight credits6.25%

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.

This decision reflects the continuity of the NBM’s previous decisions, which creates monetary conditions for lending to the economy.

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

Calendar of data dissemination

07.07.2020

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 Armașu, had a meeting with the Ambassador Peter Michalko, Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Moldova.

The Memorandum of Understanding between the National Bank of Moldova and the central bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank) entered into force on 22 June 2020.

In May 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$ 134.50 million (increasing by 24.6% as against May 2019).

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

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

The establishment of the banking resolution fund will contribute to strengthening the banking sector and its credibility, by supporting the interests of depositors.

In May 2020, new loans extended by banks totalled MDL 2,012.1 million, a decrease of 25.9%, compared to May 2019.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 10.0915
  • XAU 989.9825
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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...

In May 2020, the monetary base increased by MDL 766.0 million (1.7%) compared to the previous month and constituted MDL 46,457.5 million, which constitutes 5.0 % more than in May 2019.

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