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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 October 2023 was 6,34 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 13.6 percent in 2023 and 4.5 percent in 2024.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 17.8543
  • EUR 19.5505
  • UAH 0.4909
  • RON 3.9324
  • RUB 0.2013
1 USD = 17.8543 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

07.11.2023 - Today
  • Base rate4.75%
  • Overnight deposits2.75%
  • Overnight credits6.75%

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.

In the opening message, Octavian Armașu mentioned that monetary independence and the national currency are essential elements of our identity.

The ceremony was attended by high-ranking officials from the Republic of Moldova and abroad, ambassadors, representatives of international financial institutions, individuals from financial, banking and academic circles, as well as members of civil society, scientists, creative individuals, and various other personalities.

The National Bank of Moldova (NBM) is celebrating the National Currency Day on 29 November 2023. This event commemorates the 30th anniversary since the introduction of the Moldovan leu as a means of payment in the Republic of Moldova. 

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 14.2101
  • XAU 1154.7743
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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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The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, had a meeting with the representatives of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) and the European Union (EU) Delegation to the Republic of Moldova.

The National Bank of Moldova is organizing a series of public events to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the Moldovan leu. These include visits to the National Museum of History of Moldova in partnership with the institution, which will take place from 25 to 30 November 2023.

Shaun Mundy, the British expert who developed Europe's first financial education strategy, that of the UK, is the guest on the "Give sense to money" podcast.

During the first semester of 2023, the banking sector successfully faced external challenges, and the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) continued the process of prudential supervision of banks, following the legal requirements, in order to ensure the stability and viability of the banking system.

The National Bank of Moldova joined the Sustainable Banking and Finance Network (SBFN) on 8 November 2023.

In this anniversary year of the Moldovan leu, celebrating 30 years since its introduction, the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) is organising a trip on the “Road of Money” for pupils and students on 29 November.

Alexandru Savva, advisor to the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) paid a working visit to Frankfurt, Germany, on 15-16 November 2023, where he attended the thematic sessions of the Compliance and Ethics Committee of the European Central Bank (ECB).

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