Selected Monetary Figures as per: August, 2003
Outstanding
Amount
Change with regard to
Previous month Previous year
Amount % Amount %
1 2 3 4 5
A. CENTRAL BANK:
I Central Government advances 11.2 5.4 93.1 -18.0 -61.6
II Official Reserves 827.9 -32.0 -3.7 -5.2 -0.6
III Banknotes issued 244.5 -10.6 -4.2 -1.4 -0.6
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 514.0 -20.2 -3.8 0.4 0.1
2 Central Government Tax Collector 5.9 3.9 195.0 0.5 9.3
3 Island Government Tax Collector 7.5 -13.1 -63.6 -2.9 -27.9
4 Development projects 79.2 0.7 0.9 -10.0 -11.2
5 Private sector 39.2 1.6 4.3 4.4 12.6
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2659.1 4.1 0.2 9.9 0.4
II Short term (net) foreign assets 450.7 6.7 1.5 190.6 73.3
III Central Government deposits 22.3 2.9 14.9 -21.7 -49.3
IV Island Governments deposits 36.0 -16.9 -31.9 -8.8 -19.6
V Private sector deposits 3762.4 2.8 0.1 455.8 13.8
of which: 1 demand deposits 1315.5 11.8 0.9 177.7 15.6
2 time deposits 1417.7 -12.3 -0.9 174.1 14.0
3 savings 1029.2 3.3 0.3 104.0 11.2
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 58.6 -10.2 -14.8 -58.0 -49.7
2 Bonds 1521.7 21.3 1.4 587.1 62.8
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 66.4 -11.5 -14.8 -27.4 -29.2
2 Bonds 1020.5 -1.0 -0.1 113.3 12.5
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 291.6 -8.6 -2.9 155.2 113.8
2 Island Governments 185.8 23.8 14.7 74.6 67.1
3 Private sector 2762.5 3.6 0.1 2.4 0.1
4 Miscellaneous -461.6 8.2 -1.7 41.2 -8.2
II Total domestic factors 2778.3 27.0 1.0 273.4 10.9
III Net foreign assets 1238.2 -25.3 -2.0 185.4 17.6
IV Total money supply 4016.5 1.7 0.0 458.8 12.9
of which: 1 Money 1569.6 10.7 0.7 180.7 13.0
2 Near Money 2446.9 -9.0 -0.4 278.1 12.8
V Net international reserves 1278.6 -25.3 -1.9 185.4 17.0
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.25 2.25 4.00
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 1.90 1.90 n.a.
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 2.20 2.40 4.25
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 3.45 3.50 4.75
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.35 4.40 6.00
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.00 6.00 7.63
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 3.55 3.56 3.61
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 5.20 5.34 5.99
3 Mortgages 9.53 9.41 9.57
4 Current account overdrafts 11.53 11.98 10.30
* Preliminary weighted 6-months moving average of commercial banks.
Notes:
1. For definitions of concepts used, reference should be made to the Explanatory notes to the tables
in the Bank's Quarterly Bulletin.
2. All figures shown above should be considered preliminary, seasonally unadjusted and subject to revision.
3. Amounts are rounded to millions of Netherlands Antilles guilders.
4. Due to rounding, totals may not add up.
5. Before January 2002, the discount rate of treasury paper was reported. Since January 2002, treasury paper is issued through bi-weekly tenders.
Through this system, market participants can influence the interest rate.
Last update: 14-Oct-2003