The volume of foreign currency transactions in the foreign exchange offices of Moldova increased by 17.8% - up to $423 million in July 2019 versus the previous month

The volume of foreign currency transactions in the foreign exchange offices of Moldova increased by 17.8% - up to $423 million in July 2019 versus the previous month

According to the National Bank, at the same time, the volume of foreign exchange offices’ foreign currency purchases for MDL in the domestic cash foreign exchange market increased in the reporting month by 14.4% to $311.2 million (equivalent), and sales increased by 28.2% - up to $111.8 million. In the total turnover of foreign currency cash, transactions with the euro still dominated, which in July 2019 amounted to $284.6 million (67.3% of the total turnover), which is 17. 6% higher than the previous month. At the same time, the volume of euro purchases increased by 10.4% to $209 million, and the volume of sales increased by 43.5% to $75.6 million. The volume of transactions with the US dollar grew by 9.1% to $65.7 million. (15.5% of the total turnover), while the volume of US dollars purchases increased by 16.4% to $42.5 million, and sales decreased by 2.1% to $23.2 million. The volume of transactions with the Russian ruble amounted to $30.8 million (7.3% of total turnover), increasing by 37.5%, versus the previous month. At the same time, the Russian rubles purchases increased by 40.1% to $27.6 million, and sales increased by 18.5% to $3.2 million. The volume of transactions with the RON amounted to $7.7 million (1.8% of the total turnover), increasing by 10% versus the previous month. At the same time, the RON purchases increased by 10.5% to $4.2 million, and sales - by9.4% - up to $3.5 million. The volume of transactions with the Ukrainian hryvnia amounted to $4.2 million (1% of total turnover), up 82.6%, versus the previous month. At the same time, the Ukrainian hryvnia purchases increased by 75% to $2.1 million, and sales increased by 90.9% to $2.1 million. According to the NBM, in July 2019, compared with the previous month, the share of euro transactions in the foreign exchange offices of Moldova decreased by 0.1 percentage points, US dollar transactions - decreased by 1.3 percentage points, Russian ruble - increased by 1.1 percentage points, RON transactions - decreased by 0.2 percentage points, and Ukrainian hryvnia transactions - increased by 0.4 percentage points. // 30.08.2019 - InfoMarket.

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