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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;

  • 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 2018 was 3.2 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 3.3 percent in 2018 and 4.9 percent in 2019.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 16.6822
  • EUR 19.5491
  • UAH 0.6355
  • RON 4.1964
  • RUB 0.2667
1 USD = 16.6822 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 made on the basis of most recent updated macroeconomic analyses and of adjustment of the medium-term inflation forecast.

The BC “Moldindconbank” S.A. operates in normal regime and provides the full range of services, including those related to deposits, lending and settlement operations.

In June 2018, the annual inflation rate constituted 3.2%, by 0.4 percentage points higher than in the previous month, and was placed for the second month, according to previously published forecasts, below the lower limit of the variation range of ± 1.5 percentage points from the 5.0% target.

Calendar of data dissemination

20.07.2018

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.

On Thursday, July 5, 2018, the Governor of the National Bank of Moldova (BNM) Sergiu Cioclea held a meeting with the IMF Executive Director Anthony de Lannoy during his visit to Chisinau.

„Moldova’s strong commitment to the Fund-supported program has contributed to a further strengthening of the economy”, is shown in the IMF press release, issued on 29 June 2018.

In May 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$ 126.26 million (increasing by 19.9% as against May 2017).

Calendar of State Securities selling auctions shall be submitted to the National Bank with 5 calendar days before the start of the following quarter.

The Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) decided to apply a fine to the " Banca de Finanțe si Comerț" S.A.. The bank operates in normal regime and provides all services, including those related to deposits, lending and settlements operations. At the same time, the established irregularities did not exceed the prudential limits and do not represent a major risk for financial stability.  

The Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) decided to apply a fine to the "Banca de Finanțe si Comerț" S.A.. The bank operates in normal regime and provides all services, including those related to deposits, lending and settlements operations. At the same time, the established irregularities did not exceed the prudential limits and do not represent a major risk for financial stability. 

On Tuesday, 19 June 2018, the Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova (BNM) approved the acquisition by an international consortium of investors of 41.09 percent stake in the share capital of the commercial bank “MOLDOVA-AGROINDBANK” SA.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 8.4796
  • XAU 667.6961
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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 Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova decided to apply the warning sanction to BC “EuroCreditBank” S.A.

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