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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.

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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 2023 was 9,69 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 13.3 percent in 2023 and 4.8 percent in 2024.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 18.1553
  • EUR 19.1338
  • UAH 0.4916
  • RON 3.8458
  • RUB 0.1871
1 USD = 18.1553 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

20.06.2023 - Today
  • Base rate6.00%
  • Overnight deposits4.00%
  • Overnight credits8.00%

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 ± 2 p.p. to the base rate.

This decision is adopted in view of the continuing propagation of the monetary policy easing measures of the last period and aims to anchor inflation expectations and ensure the necessary monetary conditions to bring inflation back to and maintain it close to the 5.0 percent medium-term inflation target.

Calendar (schedule) of selling auctions of dematerialized State Securities in 4th quarter of  2023.

The second edition of the pilot project “School of Modern Finance” launched this year by the National Bank of Moldova (NBM), the National Bank of Romania (NBR) and the Bucharest University of Economic Studies (BUES), successfully concluded.

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.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 13.3027
  • XAU 1106.4448
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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...

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.

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