The benchmark interest rate in Moldova was last recorded at 21.50 percent. source: National Bank of Moldova

Interest Rate in Moldova averaged 10.01 percent from 2001 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 21.50 percent in August of 2022 and a record low of 2.65 percent in November of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Moldova Interest Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Moldova Interest Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2022.

Interest Rate in Moldova is expected to be 21.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Moldova Interest Rate is projected to trend around 10.00 percent in 2023 and 5.50 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Moldova Interest Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-06-03 11:10 AM 18.5% 15.5%
2022-08-04 02:10 PM 21.5% 18.5%
2022-09-13 12:30 PM 21.5% 21.5% 23.5%
2022-11-08 12:00 PM
2022-12-13 12:00 PM

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Interest Rate 21.50 21.50 percent Sep 2022
Money Supply M0 31053.46 31023.48 MDL Million Aug 2022
Money Supply M3 115440.16 114796.67 MDL Million Aug 2022
Deposit Interest Rate 19.50 19.50 percent Sep 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves 4259529.20 4059721.64 USD Thousand Sep 2022
Money Supply M2 81176.05 79973.97 MDL Million Aug 2022
Money Supply M1 58107.59 58051.31 MDL Million Aug 2022
Lending Rate 23.50 20.50 percent Aug 2022
Cash Reserve Ratio 28.00 28.00 percent Apr 2022

Moldova Interest Rate
In Moldova, interest rate decisions are taken by the National Bank of Moldova. The official interest rate is the base rate.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
21.50 21.50 21.50 2.65 2001 - 2022 percent Daily

News Stream
Moldova Lifts Interest Rate to 21.5%
The National Bank of Moldova raised its benchmark interest rate by another 300bps to 21.5% on August 4th 2022, to address the recent acceleration in inflation and bring it down to its targeted range of around 5%. It was the sixth consecutive base rate hike this year. Moldova's annual inflation quickened to a new peak of 31.8% in June.
Moldova Hikes Interest Rate to 18.5%
The National Bank of Moldova raised its benchmark interest rate by 300bps to 18.5 percent on June 3rd 2022, the fifth consecutive rate hike, as the bank aimed to curb inflation down to its targeted range of around 5%. The bank noted that regional and global economic conditions remain affected by the supply shocks prompted by war in Ukraine, escalating the uncertainty over price movements and economic output in the medium term. Consumer prices increased by 27.1% on the year in April, the highest reading on record, pushed up by more expensive imports from energy and food. Meanwhile, the interest rates on overnight loans and overnight deposits rose by 300bps to 20.5% and 16.5%, respectively.
Moldova Hikes Key Rate to 10.5%
The National Bank of Moldova raised its benchmark interest rate by 200 bps to 10.5 percent on February 15th, 2022 to curb inflation and bring it down to its targeted range of 5 +/- 1.5% in order to stabilize the economy. It was the fifth consecutive hike in base rate. Consumer prices increased by 16.6% on the year in January, the highest since May of 2008 and far above the Central Bank’s target, pushed up by expensive energy imports. At the same time, the overnight deposit rate rose by 200bps to 8.5 percent, its highest level since 2016, while overnight credits also rose by 200bps to 12.5 percent.