Selected Monetary Figures as per: March, 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 15.4 15.4 0.0 -13.8 -47.3
II Official Reserves 765.7 7.1 0.9 -87.0 -10.2
III Banknotes issued 251.7 -1.3 -0.5 1.1 0.4
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 511.3 55.3 12.1 -57.6 -10.1
2 Central Government Tax Collector 3.2 -13.1 -80.4 1.4 77.8
3 Island Government Tax Collector 14.9 9.8 192.2 7.8 109.9
4 Development projects 78.6 -0.1 -0.1 -4.7 -5.6
5 Private sector 24.6 -8.0 -24.5 -19.3 -44.0
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2768.4 6.8 0.2 88.9 3.3
II Short term (net) foreign assets 541.2 -13.2 -2.4 158.3 41.3
III Central Government deposits 37.4 -3.7 -9.0 2.3 6.6
IV Island Governments deposits 77.2 36.5 89.7 -2.7 -3.4
V Private sector deposits 3951.8 76.8 2.0 294.8 8.1
of which: 1 demand deposits 1323.4 41.3 3.2 56.3 4.4
2 time deposits 1552.2 27.4 1.8 154.2 11.0
3 savings 1076.2 8.1 0.8 84.3 8.5
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 33.6 -11.6 -25.7 -86.0 -71.9
2 Bonds 1631.4 0.0 0.0 589.1 56.5
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 109.1 7.5 7.4 -7.3 -6.3
2 Bonds 1049.0 42.3 4.2 77.1 7.9
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 291.0 27.2 10.3 20.4 7.5
2 Island Governments 190.0 -14.3 -7.0 51.5 37.2
3 Private sector 2874.5 10.2 0.4 88.3 3.2
4 Miscellaneous -433.7 46.8 -9.7 36.2 -7.7
II Total domestic factors 2921.8 69.9 2.5 196.4 7.2
III Net foreign assets 1266.5 -6.1 -0.5 71.3 6.0
IV Total money supply 4188.3 63.8 1.5 267.7 6.8
of which: 1 Money 1559.9 28.3 1.8 29.2 1.9
2 Near Money 2628.4 35.5 1.4 238.5 10.0
V Net international reserves 1306.9 -6.1 -0.5 71.3 5.8
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 3.00
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.75 5.75 4.80
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.25 7.25 6.90
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 3.18 3.27 3.56
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.64 4.70 5.45
3 Mortgages 9.14 9.31 9.46
4 Current account overdrafts 10.95 10.58 11.12
* 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: 11-May-2004