Consumer price inflation dropped from nearly 35% y/y in October to under 25% y/y in February and the BNM expects it to drop down to 6.6% by the end of the year.
In each of the last two quarters of the year, the annual decline was steeper than 10%.
Foreign agents are increasingly involved in the street protests in Chisinau organised by the Shor Party.
Further rate cuts are expected particularly as the economy could use any impetus to recover from the deep dive seen in Q4.
Moldova is often painted as small, struggling and stuck between the East and West. Its tourism industry was no different, at least until 2020. It has since borne the brunt of three global crises and has the battle scars to show for it.
Authorities in pro-Russian separatist republic claim Ukraine’s secret services planned to assassinate its president with car bomb.
"In a context of deep regional instability, the situation of the "frozen conflicts" is vulnerable to Russia's military presence and the unpredictability of its geostrategic actions..." w
Looking forward to the end of the war, whenever it happens, policymakers are already speculating on how many of the refugees and migrants are likely to stay and how many will return.
Protests in Chisinau, invasion claims and a propaganda offensive follow warnings that Russia plans to overthrow Moldova's pro-Western government.
Officials in Chisinau say Russian claim is part of ongoing hybrid war, following warnings Moscow plans to destabilise Moldova.
Further increase after Moldova's public debt surged by €800mn in 2022, the second-steepest advance ever.
Putin cancels 2012 decree that supported Moldova’s sovereignty after warnings Moscow is plotting to destabilise Moldova.
Call follows allegations that Russia is plotting to topple the pro-EU government in Chisinau.
Dorin Recean has mandate to protect the country from challenges posed by Russia — but earlier talk of scrapping neutrality sparked an angry response from Moscow.
The EBRD lowered its forecasts for more than half its 36 countries of operation, anticipating average growth of just 2.1% this year.
Moldova temporarily closed its airspace and Bucharest mobilised military jets in response to reports of mysterious objects floating in the sky.
UEFA Europa Conference League match to take place days after Moldovan President Maia Sandu revealed Russian plans to destabilise the country.
Maia Sandu seeks to bolster security, warning violent provocations are expected at opposition protests with the aim of bringing down the government.
Central bank expects further disinflation this year with the inflation rate set to return to the target band in Q2 2024.
Change of PM follows Ukrainian warning of an alleged plot to destabilise Moldova.