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  • Sergiu Cioclea, 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 October 2018 was 1.2 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 3.3 percent in 2018 and 5.4 percent in 2019.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.1194
  • EUR 19.5735
  • UAH 0.6167
  • RON 4.1943
  • RUB 0.2610
1 USD = 17.1194 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

05.12.2017 - Today
  • Base rate6.50%
  • Overnight deposits3.50%
  • Overnight credits9.50%

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 was taken based on the recent analysis of the macroeconomic situation and the assumptions related to the new medium-term inflation forecast round.

The European Banking Authority added the National Bank of Moldova to the list of non-EU country supervisory authorities, whose confidentiality regimes can be regarded as equivalent to those included in the EU Capital Requirements Directive (CRDIV).

In the third quarter of 2018, the total amount of money transfers from abroad made in favour of individuals of the Republic of Moldova amounted to USD 314.67 million.

Calendar of data dissemination

22.11.2018

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.

In 2017, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit amounting to US$ 562.07 million, the capital account registered a deficit of US$ 21.35 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 507.61 million. The international investment position amounted to US$ -3,249.85 million at the end of 2017, while the gross external debt reached US$ 6,964.29 million.

In 2017, the current account of the balance of payments recorded a deficit amounting to US$ 562.07 million, the capital account registered a deficit of US$ 21.35 million, and the financial account recorded a net capital inflow of US$ 507.61 million.

The international investment position of the Republic of Moldova recorded a net debit of US$ 3,249.85 million as of 31.12.2017.

The gross external debt of the Republic of Moldova reached US$ 6,964.29 million as of 31.12.2017.

In September 2018, 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$ 97.38 million (down by 11.0% as against September 2017).

The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Sergiu Cioclea, and the Minister of Finance, Octavian Armasu, met with the delegation of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) led by Alain Pilloux, the EBRD’s Vice-President, visiting Moldova on 25-26 October 2018.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 7.9038
  • XAU 673.4437
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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 mission of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), visiting Chisinau on 24-26 October 2018, is intended to assess the financial education in the Republic of Moldova. 

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