Selected Monetary Figures as per: April, 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 0.1 -15.3 0.0 -29.1 -99.7
II Official Reserves 906.1 52.1 6.1 52.8 6.2
III Banknotes issued 261.3 9.6 3.8 -0.8 -0.3
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 533.4 22.1 4.3 -22.2 -4.0
2 Central Government Tax Collector 1.3 -1.9 -59.4 -0.6 -31.6
3 Island Government Tax Collector 14.2 -0.7 -4.7 4.7 49.5
4 Development projects 71.3 -7.3 -9.3 -7.6 -9.6
5 Private sector 32.7 8.2 33.5 -17.9 -35.4
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2787.5 19.1 0.7 97.1 3.6
II Short term (net) foreign assets 486.8 -54.4 -10.1 95.6 24.4
III Central Government deposits 38.8 1.4 3.7 11.0 39.6
IV Island Governments deposits 70.9 -6.3 -8.2 -17.7 -20.0
V Private sector deposits 3942.0 -9.8 -0.2 228.9 6.2
of which: 1 demand deposits 1258.7 -64.7 -4.9 -58.5 -4.4
2 time deposits 1581.5 29.3 1.9 180.8 12.9
3 savings 1101.8 25.6 2.4 106.6 10.7
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 51.2 17.6 52.4 -48.6 -48.7
2 Bonds 1631.4 0.0 0.0 577.3 54.8
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 110.1 1.0 0.9 12.3 12.6
2 Bonds 1047.9 -1.1 -0.1 56.8 5.7
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 304.2 11.7 4.0 15.9 5.5
2 Island Governments 191.5 1.4 0.7 65.4 51.9
3 Private sector 2898.5 24.0 0.8 99.1 3.5
4 Miscellaneous -547.9 -24.2 4.6 -115.4 26.7
II Total domestic factors 2846.3 12.9 0.5 65.0 2.3
III Net foreign assets 1352.5 -2.3 -0.2 148.4 12.3
IV Total money supply 4198.8 10.6 0.3 213.4 5.4
of which: 1 Money 1515.5 -44.3 -2.8 -74.0 -4.7
2 Near Money 2683.3 54.9 2.1 287.4 12.0
V Net international reserves 1392.9 -2.3 -0.2 148.4 11.9
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 3.22 3.18 3.54
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.64 4.64 5.54
3 Mortgages 9.10 9.14 9.44
4 Current account overdrafts 10.67 10.95 11.48
* 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-Jun-2004