The volume of currency transactions in the Moldovan currency exchange offices in June 2018 decreased by 10.5% - to $337.7 million, compared with the previous month

The volume of currency transactions in the Moldovan currency exchange offices in June 2018 decreased by 10.5% - to $337.7 million, compared with the previous month

As InfoMarket agency was informed in the National Bank, the volume of foreign currency purchases for MDL in the domestic cash foreign exchange market decreased by 7% to $256.1 million (in equivalent) in the reporting month, and the volume of sales decreased by 19.8 % - to $81.6 million. In the total turnover of currency cash, transactions with the euro continued to dominate, which in June 2018 amounted to $216.8 million (64.2% of the total turnover), which is lower than the previous month by 10.6%. The volume of euro purchases fell by 6.1% to $161.8 million, while sales decreased by 21.8% to $55 million. At the same time, the volume of transactions with the US dollar registered a 8.5% decline to $75.5 million (22.4% of total turnover), while the volume of US dollars purchase decreased by 5% - to $59.2 million, and sales - by 19.3% - to $16.3 million. The Russian ruble transactions volume totaled $23.1 million (6.8% of total turnover), down 11.2% from the previous month. The volume of purchases of Russian rubles decreased by 10.7% to $20 million, while sales decreased by 13.9% to $3.1 million. The volume of RON (Romanian Leu) transactions was $6.5 million (1.9% of total turnover), registering a decline of 7.1%, compared to the previous month. The volume of RON purchases fell by 10.5% to $3.4 million, while sales decreased by 3.1% to $3.1 million. The volume of transactions with Ukrainian hryvnia amounted to $2.3 million (0.7% of total turnover), increasing by 64.3%, compared to the previous month. At the same time, the purchases volume of the Ukrainian hryvnia increased by 71.4% to $1.2 million, while sales increased by 57.1% to $1.1 million. As the NBM noted, in June 2018, in comparison with the previous month, the share of transactions with the euro in the Moldovan currency exchange offices decreased by 0.1 percentage points, dollar transactions - increased by 0.5 percentage points, Russian ruble - decreased by 0.1 percentage points, RON - remained at the same level, and the Ukrainian hryvnia transactions - increased by 0.4 percentage points. //24.07.2018 - InfoMarket.

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