Selected Monetary Figures as per: December, 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 0.0 0.0 0.0 -29.2 -100.0
II Official Reserves 816.3 1.2 0.1 -36.7 -4.3
III Banknotes issued 275.6 17.0 6.6 -8.8 -3.1
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 488.1 -9.4 -1.9 -33.7 -6.5
2 Central Government Tax Collector 10.6 -15.2 -58.9 -17.8 -62.7
3 Island Government Tax Collector 2.1 -1.0 -32.3 1.5 250.0
4 Development projects 84.8 13.3 18.6 -9.9 -10.5
5 Private sector 3.6 -12.0 -76.9 -12.1 -77.1
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2736.6 13.3 0.5 54.8 2.0
II Short term (net) foreign assets 456.3 36.7 8.7 135.8 42.4
III Central Government deposits 34.9 5.6 19.1 -4.4 -11.2
IV Island Governments deposits 25.1 1.2 5.0 -39.4 -61.1
V Private sector deposits 3855.9 81.8 2.2 330.1 9.4
of which: 1 demand deposits 1288.3 -0.2 0.0 42.0 3.4
2 time deposits 1501.4 61.5 4.3 177.4 13.4
3 savings 1066.2 20.5 2.0 110.7 11.6
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 44.7 -15.5 -25.7 -91.9 -67.3
2 Bonds 1586.1 3.7 0.2 622.7 64.6
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 86.2 -3.0 -3.4 -25.5 -22.8
2 Bonds 1003.8 -1.1 -0.1 52.0 5.5
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 272.3 -4.4 -1.6 82.9 43.8
2 Island Governments 197.6 -2.4 -1.2 35.4 21.8
3 Private sector 2834.4 8.0 0.3 51.9 1.9
4 Miscellaneous -444.1 43.9 -9.0 46.4 -9.5
II Total domestic factors 2860.2 45.1 1.6 216.6 8.2
III Net foreign assets 1232.2 37.9 3.2 99.1 8.7
IV Total money supply 4092.4 83.0 2.1 315.7 8.4
of which: 1 Money 1524.8 1.0 0.1 27.6 1.8
2 Near Money 2567.6 82.0 3.3 288.1 12.6
V Net international reserves 1272.6 37.9 3.1 99.1 8.4
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.25 2.25 3.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.00 2.75 n.a.
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.00 3.00 3.00
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 5.00 3.65 3.50
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.35 4.35 4.40
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.90 6.63 7.25
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 3.41 3.46 3.59
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.89 4.89 5.46
3 Mortgages 9.48 9.53 9.44
4 Current account overdrafts 10.73 10.75 10.20
* 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: 20-Feb-2004