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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;

  • Aureliu Cincilei, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova

    3rd Monday of the month: 14.00-17.00;
    Appointment: +373 22 822 608;

  • 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 May 2017 was 7.4 percent.

According to the latest round of forecast, the average annual inflation rate will reach a level of 6.8 percent in 2017 and 5.1 percent in 2018.

Official exchange rates

  • USD 18.3078
  • EUR 20.4655
  • UAH 0.7025
  • RON 4.4750
  • RUB 0.3100
1 USD = 18.3078 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

27.10.2016 - Today
  • Base rate9.00%
  • Overnight deposits6.00%
  • Overnight credits12.00%

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.

This decision aims to reduce the inflation range of ± 1.5 percentage points from 5.0 percent inflation target on medium-term, overlapping with the support of saving and lending processes.

In May 2017, 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$ 105.23 million (increasing by  19.1% as against May 2016).

Calendar of data dissemination

27.06.2017

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.

The Executive Board of the National Bank of Moldova approved the Regulation on banks’ activity management framework. The new provisions refer to the bank’s corporate governance structure, internal control mechanism and risks management methods

To date, the NBM have not received another update of the Kroll ongoing investigation. At its receipt, the NBM will engage in discussions with Kroll team in order to evaluate the opportunity to publish the results of the investigation and to lift confidentiality restrictions.

The non-cash foreign exchange market of the Republic of Moldova is determined by the turnover of purchase/sale transactions of the foreign currency that have taken place on different segments of the market, except those performed by the National Bank of Moldova.

The activity of the National Bank of Moldova on the foreign exchange market (foreign exchange interventions) is performed in strict compliance with the monetary and foreign exchange policy objectives.

This report elucidates the financial status of the National Bank and has no direct connection with the primary objective of ensuring and maintaining price stability.

On 4 June 2017, the National Bank of Moldova organizes two concerts on the occasion of its 26th anniversary. NBM aims to enhance the domestic cultural environment by supporting both young and renown artists.

The key goal of the project was to assist the National Bank of Moldova (NBM) in strengthening its prudential supervision framework through approximation with the practices and standards applicable to the central banks of the EU countries. Also, the project aimed to improve the NBM prudential regulations, oriented to affirmation of a sound and competitive banking sector.

Prices of precious metals

  • XAU 730.3760
  • XAG 9.7297
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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...

In April 2017, 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$ 86.25 million (down by  7.2% as against April 2016).

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