Selected Monetary Figures as per: February, 2004
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 758.6 -37.7 -4.7 -94.3 -11.1
III Banknotes issued 253.0 -5.2 -2.0 1.4 0.6
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 456.0 -33.4 -6.8 -79.1 -14.8
2 Central Government Tax Collector 16.3 13.0 393.9 12.9 379.4
3 Island Government Tax Collector 5.1 3.7 264.3 -28.4 -84.8
4 Development projects 78.7 -0.2 -0.3 -12.5 -13.7
5 Private sector 32.6 18.9 138.0 -9.0 -21.6
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2761.6 17.9 0.7 64.1 2.4
II Short term (net) foreign assets 554.4 60.5 12.2 222.5 67.0
III Central Government deposits 41.1 -0.1 -0.2 -12.1 -22.7
IV Island Governments deposits 40.7 7.4 22.2 -22.8 -35.9
V Private sector deposits 3875.0 1.9 0.0 312.5 8.8
of which: 1 demand deposits 1282.1 11.6 0.9 32.6 2.6
2 time deposits 1524.8 -0.6 0.0 189.9 14.2
3 savings 1068.1 -9.1 -0.8 90.0 9.2
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 45.2 -3.0 -6.2 -77.5 -63.2
2 Bonds 1631.4 45.2 2.8 589.1 56.5
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 101.6 13.6 15.5 -14.8 -12.7
2 Bonds 1006.7 -1.1 -0.1 33.8 3.5
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 263.8 8.8 3.5 30.0 12.8
2 Island Governments 204.3 0.1 0.0 79.9 64.2
3 Private sector 2864.3 20.9 0.7 60.1 2.1
4 Miscellaneous -480.5 -35.6 8.0 0.3 -0.1
II Total domestic factors 2851.9 -5.8 -0.2 170.3 6.4
III Net foreign assets 1272.6 22.8 1.8 128.2 11.2
IV Total money supply 4124.5 17.0 0.4 298.5 7.8
of which: 1 Money 1531.6 26.7 1.8 18.6 1.2
2 Near Money 2592.9 -9.7 -0.4 279.9 12.1
V Net international reserves 1313.0 22.8 1.8 128.2 10.8
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.25 2.25 3.00
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.00 3.00 n.a.
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.00 4.00 3.00
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 5.00 5.00 3.25
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.75 5.75 4.40
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.25 7.15 7.25
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 3.27 3.31 3.56
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.70 4.74 5.40
3 Mortgages 9.31 9.44 9.44
4 Current account overdrafts 10.58 10.62 10.77
* 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: 16-Apr-2004