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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 June 2019 was 4,4 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 5.1 percent in 2019 and 6.5 percent in 2020.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.5518
  • EUR 19.6939
  • UAH 0.6847
  • RON 4.1700
  • RUB 0.2787
1 USD = 17.5518 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

19.06.2019 - Today
  • Base rate7.00%
  • Overnight deposits4.00%
  • Overnight credits10.00%

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 ± 3 p.p. to the base rate.

The decision is imposed by the inflationary pressures caused, in particular, by the increase in the payroll fund and consumer credits, as well as the positive fiscal impulse in the current and next year due to the expected release of external financing. 

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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.

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

The new Vice-President, approved by the NBM, is proficient in the management of the bank's current activity, including in banking, information technology, corporate security and credit administration.

In the Republic of Moldova, the OTP Bank Nyrt aims primarily to modernize products and services for its depositors and clients and to ensure transparent and efficient corporate governance.

Electronic money institution licensed by National Bank.

Information on banks in liquidation process and persons in the position of liquidator.

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armasu, participated in the inauguration of “FINPractice” - Practical continuous training center for finance specialists in the Republic of Moldova, hosted by the Centre for Excellence in Economics and Finance of Chisinau.

In Q I 2019, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit of US$ 242,01 million, the capital account registered a deficit of US$ 13,66 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 312,27 million. The international investment position amounted to US$ -4 348,96 million at the end of Q I 2019, while the gross external debt totaled US$ 7 234,15 million.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 9.2066
  • XAU 810.9323
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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 gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova totaled US$ 7 234,15 million at the end of Q I 2019, down by 0,9% as compared to the end of 2018.

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