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    Telephone: +373 22 822 606.


  • Vladimir Munteanu, First Deputy Governor

    2nd Wednesday of the month: 14.00-16.00;
    Telephone: +373 22 822 606.


  • Tatiana Ivanicichina, Deputy Governor

    3rd Wednesday of the month: 14.00-16.00;
    Telephone: +373 22 822 607.


  • Constantin Șchendra, Deputy Governor

    4th Wednesday of the month: 14.00-16.00;
    Telephone: +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 December 2023 was 4,2 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 13.6 percent in 2023 and 4.5 percent in 2024.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.7484
  • EUR 19.2677
  • UAH 0.4633
  • RON 3.8765
  • RUB 0.1943
1 USD = 17.7484 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

06.02.2024 - Today
  • Base rate4.25%
  • Overnight deposits2.25%
  • 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 ± 2 p.p. to the base rate.

In December 2023, inflation was within the target range for the third consecutive month. Thus, today's decision by the NBM contributes to strengthening this performance, further stimulating the currently disinflationary aggregate demand, including by encouraging consumption, balancing the national economy and anchoring inflation expectations.

Strating from 1 March 2024, the National Bank of Moldova puts the coin “Martisor – symbol of spring” into circulation for numismatic purposes, thereby completing the series “Holidays, Culture, Traditions of Moldova”.

Commemorative coin from the “Holidays, Culture, Traditions of Moldova” series, in circulation since 1 March 2024.

RCA Data represents an automated state information system used for the exact determination of the insurance premium to be paid by each insured. This system also allows the exchange of information with internal affairs bodies for the purpose of exercising the control function regarding the possession of RCA insurance and Green Card.

The Decision of the Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) no.48 of 22.02.2024 maintains the rate of the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) applied to credit exposures in the Republic of Moldova at 0% of the risk exposure amount.

Banks in the Republic of Moldova

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 data dissemination

07.03.2024

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 12.9646
  • XAU 1169.9510
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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 Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Anca Dragu, held a meeting today with Fred Duijn, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Moldova.

There are favourable conditions for the arrival of significant investments in the Republic of Moldova, provided that the banking system remains sustainable and resilient, and economic policies align with the needs of investors.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Anca Dragu, met the Swedish Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, Katarina Fried, upon her inaugural visit to the NBM.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Anca Dragu, discussed with the Head of the European Investment Bank (EIB) in Moldova, Alberto Carlei, the priorities for cooperation arising from Moldova’s European integration path and the need to increase lending and financial intermediation.

Representatives of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM), led by Governor Anca Dragu, and the World Bank in Moldova together with World Bank’s Country Manager, Inguna Dobraja, held an official meeting on 14 February 2024.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Anca Dragu, engaged in a discussion about inflation and the role of the central bank with the students of Alecu Russo State University of Bălți.

Today, the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) and Alecu Russo State University of Balti (ARSUB) have concluded a collaboration agreement. The document was signed by the NBM Governor, Anca Dragu, and the Rector of ARSUB, Natalia Gașițoi.

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