The National Bank of Romania kept its benchmark interest rate on hold at 2.5 percent on November 6th 2018, in line with market expectations. Consumer prices in Romania edged down to 5 percent year-on-year in September, compared to a 5.1 percent in the previous month. Inflation is expected to fall further to 3.5 percent in the end of the year. The deposit and lending facility rates were also kept unchanged at 1.5 percent and 3.5 percent, respectively. Interest Rate in Romania averaged 5.58 percent from 2005 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 12.50 percent in May of 2005 and a record low of 1.75 percent in May of 2015.

Interest Rate in Romania is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Interest Rate in Romania to stand at 3.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Romania Interest Rate is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-04 10:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 2.5% 2.5% 2.75% 2.75%
2018-08-06 09:10 AM Interest Rate Decision 2.5% 2.5% 2.75% 2.5%
2018-10-03 10:20 AM Interest Rate Decision 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
2018-11-06 10:30 AM Interest Rate Decision 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
2019-01-08 12:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 2.5%
2019-02-07 12:00 PM Interest Rate Decision


Romania Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 2.50 2.50 12.50 1.75 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 66190.00 67209.40 67209.40 95.20 RON Million [+]
Money Supply M1 222658.20 222538.10 222658.20 21882.80 RON Million [+]
Interbank Rate 2.87 2.87 207.10 0.49 percent [+]
Money Supply M2 368032.90 366094.80 368032.90 62118.30 RON Million [+]
Money Supply M3 368213.80 366261.60 368213.80 62331.30 RON Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 36130.60 35949.20 39821.20 2598.50 EUR Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 490735.68 479431.97 490735.68 181252.30 RON Million [+]
Lending Rate 3.50 3.50 45.00 2.75 percent [+]
Loans To Private Sector 107702.00 107564.30 121752.80 48811.80 RON Million [+]
Cash Reserve Ratio 8.00 8.00 40.00 8.00 percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 202039.57 186890.54 202039.57 80454.70 RON Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 1.50 1.50 6.25 0.25 percent [+]


Romania Interest Rate

In Romania, interest rates decisions are taken by the Board of the National Bank of Romania (Banca Nationala a Romaniei). The official interest rate is the Policy Rate. This page provides the latest reported value for - Romania Interest Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Romania Interest Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 2.50 12.50 1.75 2005 - 2018 percent Daily




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China 4.35 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 2.75 Nov/18
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Singapore 1.97 Nov/18
Canada 1.75 Dec/18
South Korea 1.75 Nov/18
Australia 1.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom 0.75 Nov/18
Euro Area 0.00 Dec/18
France 0.00 Dec/18
Germany 0.00 Dec/18
Italy 0.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 0.00 Dec/18
Spain 0.00 Dec/18
Japan -0.10 Nov/18
Switzerland -0.75 Dec/18


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