The volume of transactions with foreign currency in the foreign exchange offices of Moldova in September 2019, compared to the previous month, decreased by 14.1% to $ 400.2 million.

The volume of transactions with foreign currency in the foreign exchange offices of Moldova in September 2019, compared to the previous month, decreased by 14.1% to $ 400.2 million.

As InfoMarket was informed in the National Bank, thus, the volume of exchange offices purchase of foreign currency for Moldovan Lei in the domestic cash foreign exchange market decreased in the reporting month by 15% - to $ 290.9 million (equivalent), and sales decreased by 11.6% - to $ 109.3 million. Transactions with the euro still dominated the total foreign currency cash turnover, which in September 2019 amounted to $ 266.4 million (66.6% of the total turnover), which is 16.9% lower than the previous month. At the same time, the volume of purchases of the euro decreased by 19.5% to $ 195.1 million, and the volume of sales decreased by 8.8% to $ 71.3 million. The volume of transactions with the US dollar decreased by 7.7% to $ 63,7 million (15.9% of the total turnover), while the volume of purchases of dollars decreased by 3.6% to $ 37.5 million, and sales decreased by 13% to $ 26.2 million. The volume of transactions with the Russian ruble amounted to $ 27.5 million (6.9% of the total turnover), decreasing by 1.4% compared with the previous month. Herewith, the purchase volume of Russian rubles increased by 1.6% to $ 24.7 million, and the sales volume decreased by 22.2% to $ 2.8 million. The volume of transactions with Romanian leu amounted to $ 8 million (2% of the total turnover), down by 8% compared with the previous month. Meanwhile, the purchase volume of Romanian lei decreased by 6.4% to $ 4.4 million, and sales - by 10% - to $ 3.6 million. The volume of transactions with the Ukrainian hryvnia amounted to $ 1.7 million (0.4% of total turnover), decreasing by 66.7%, compared with the previous month. At the same time, the purchase volumes of the Ukrainian hryvnia decreased by 69.2% to $ 0.8 million, and sales decreased by 64% to $ 0.9 million. As noted by the NBM, in September 2019, compared to the previous month, the share of transactions with the euro in exchange offices decreased by 2.2 percentage points, with the dollar - increased by 1.1 percentage points, with the Russian ruble - increased by 0.9 percentage points, with the Romanian leu - increased by 0,1 pp, and with the Ukrainian hryvnia - decreased by 0.7 pp.//04.11.2019 — InfoMarket.

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