The foreign currency reserves of the National Bank of Moldova exceeded the $ 2.9 billion limit and established a new absolute maximum.
According to the NBM, in particular, they amounted to $ 2 billion 903.49 million as of January 31. The previous record indicator of the National Bank's currency reserves was registered this year on January 26, when they totaled $ 2 billion 893.73 million. In general, since the beginning of this year, the NBM's currency reserves have grown by $ 100.23 million (+ 3.6%) . As previously reported by InfoMarket agency, for the whole of 2017 the NBM's currency reserves increased by $ 597.33 million (+ 27.1%), amounting to $ 2 billion 803.26 million as of December 31, 2017. They reached the pre-crisis level and again exceeded the figure of $ 2.8 billion, for the first time since January 2014 // 07/02/2018 – InfoMarket.