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  • Octavian Armașu, Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    1st Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
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    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 August 2022 was 34,29 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 29.5 percent in 2022 and 15.7 percent in 2023.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 19.4701
  • EUR 19.3192
  • UAH 0.5272
  • RON 3.9098
  • RUB 0.3283
1 USD = 19.4701 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

04.08.2022 - Today
  • Base rate21.50%
  • Overnight deposits19.50%
  • Overnight credits23.50%

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 ± 2 p.p. to the base rate.

Decizia Comitetului executiv vine în contextul propagării măsurilor restrictive de politică monetară adoptate anterior, efectele cărora vor continua să acționeze o perioadă mai îndelungată, date fiind decalajele în transmisia acestora.

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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 National Bank of Moldova organized a workshop for the representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MAI) on the topic “Safe payment card usage, application of all necessary measures to minimize fraud and deter fraud attempts with payment cards”.

The IT solution for money laundering risks prevention and bank shareholders monitoring entered the final stage of implementation and will go live by the end of this year. 

of the USAID Project "Transparency of the Financial Sector in Moldova" (FSTA)The National Bank of Moldova attends America Days events from 16 to 25 September, informing the public about the projects carried out by the NBM with the support of the USAID Project "Transparency of the Financial Sector in Moldova" (FSTA).


The Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Octavian Armașu, attended the eighth edition of the economic forum Moldova Business Week with a speech, which is held under the theme "Moldova - business relocation destination and solution to regional supply chain.”


In July 2022, new loans extended  by banks totaled MDL 3,637.2 million , increasing by 17.6% compared to July 2021.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAG 13.0986
  • XAU 1069.8907
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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 Steering Committee of the Twinning Project “Strengthening supervision, corporate governance and risk management in the financial sector of the Republic of Moldova”, financed by the European Union, met for the fourth time in Chișinău to discuss the achieved results as well as the future progress. 

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