Vladimir Sandutsa. Transnistrian Republican Bank (TRB - Central Bank of the unrecognized Republic) issued a statement which denied unverified information about a possible devaluation of the Transnistrian ruble, said the press service of the institution.
"The Transnistrian Republican Bank officially informs that now carry out significant changes in exchange rate policy is not expected that the preconditions for the depreciation of the Transnistrian ruble to the US dollar are absent ", - reported in circulation.
The Central Bank emphasizes that it wants to stick to officially approved by the government of the PMR currency corridor - eleven, 0-11, 3 the Pridnestrovie's ruble per one U.S. dollar.
"in the future is expected to maintain the policy approaches identified in" main directions of unified state monetary policy for 2015 and planning period of 2016-2017, " adopted by the resolution of the Supreme Council of the PMR of December 24, 2014, where among other parameters Assigned to the FX corridor eleven, 0-11, 3 PMR rubles/US dollar ", - the document says.
Transnistria has its own money system. In 1994, the first time was put into circulation the monetary unit of PMR. At first it was a coupon, then in 1997 it was introduced, the Transnistrian ruble.
in 2005 in Transnistria opened its own mint. In the statement there are banknotes in 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 200 and five hundred rubles, and coins of 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents.
The Transnistrian ruble in the last 2 years saves against a constant exchange rate against the dollar, about eleven Transnistrian rubles for 1 dollar.
Transnistria, 60% of the inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians, sought to secede from Moldova even before the destruction of the USSR, fearing that Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after the failed attempt of the authorities of Moldova force to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact not controlled by the Chisinau area.