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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;
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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 2022 was 30,24 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 28.8 percent in 2022 and 16.0 percent in 2023.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 18.8576
  • EUR 20.7443
  • UAH 0.5108
  • RON 4.2350
  • RUB 0.2688
1 USD = 18.8576 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

05.12.2022 - Today
  • Base rate20.00%
  • Overnight deposits18.00%
  • Overnight credits22.00%

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.

The Decision of the NBM to resume monetary policy relaxation measures is conditioned by confirming the accuracy of the latest forecast of the National Bank of Moldova and the related disinflationary trend.

The National Bank of Moldova advises citizens to inform themselves before making investments to avoid fraud schemes that are spreading worldwide in the field of information technologies, our country not being an exception.

Calendar of data dissemination

07.02.2023

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.

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 3rd quarter of 2022.

The Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) has decided to maintain the systemic risk buffer rate, on an individual basis, for all banks, at the level of 1% of the total amount of the risk exposures located in the Republic of Moldova.

According to preliminary data, in Quarter III, 2022, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 618,20 million, the capital account recorded a positive balance amounting to US$ 11,17 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 526,46 million. As of 09/30/2022, the international investment position amounted to US$ -5 686,98 million, while the gross external debt totaled US$ 8 885,50 million.

According to preliminary data, in Quarter III, 2022, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 618,20 million, the capital account recorded a positive balance amounting to US$ 11,17 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 526,46 million.

According to preliminary data, the net international investment position recorded US$ -5 686,98 million as of 09/30/2022 (or -39,7% as a ratio to GDP), 9,0 % more as compared to the end of 2021.

Conform datelor preliminare, datoria externă brută a Republicii Moldova pe parcursul trimestrului III 2022, nu s-a schimbat esențial (+1,4 la sută față de 31.12.2021) și a totalizat 8 885,50 mil. USD la 30.09.2022. Raportul datoriei externe brute la PIB a constituit 62,1 la sută, cu 2,0 p.p. mai mică față de 31.12.2021.

The International accounts of the Republic of Moldova comprise the balance of payments, international investment position and gross external debt, the compilation of which is one of the core functions of the National Bank of Moldova (according to the Law on the National Bank of Moldova no.548-XIII of 21 July 1995).

2021 was a year of recovery for Moldova's economy, and at the same time, a year in which the economic situation and not just the economic one, both internationally and domestically, changed dramatically.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 14.2447
  • XAU 1167.4642
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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 Automated Interbank Payment System (AIPS) is composed of Real-Time Gross Settlement and the Designated-time Net Settlement system.

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