Selected Monetary Figures as per: May, 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 -0.1 0.0 -29.2 -100.0
II Official Reserves 938.9 32.8 3.6 30.2 3.3
III Banknotes issued 255.7 -5.6 -2.1 -4.1 -1.6
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 535.8 2.4 0.4 -42.0 -7.3
2 Central Government Tax Collector 25.6 24.3 - 23.8 -
3 Island Government Tax Collector 8.5 -5.7 -40.1 -33.1 -79.6
4 Development projects 74.2 2.9 4.1 -7.9 -9.6
5 Private sector 41.4 8.7 26.6 -20.9 -33.5
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2753.2 -34.3 -1.2 68.3 2.5
II Short term (net) foreign assets 465.7 -21.1 -4.3 67.1 16.8
III Central Government deposits 44.0 5.2 13.4 15.4 53.8
IV Island Governments deposits 63.3 -7.6 -10.7 -3.8 -5.7
V Private sector deposits 3942.3 0.3 0.0 220.7 5.9
of which: 1 demand deposits 1261.0 2.3 0.2 -56.8 -4.3
2 time deposits 1574.7 -6.8 -0.4 176.7 12.6
3 savings 1106.6 4.8 0.4 100.8 10.0
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 93.5 42.3 82.6 3.3 3.7
2 Bonds 1654.3 22.9 1.4 599.9 56.9
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 123.1 13.0 11.8 31.3 34.1
2 Bonds 1046.8 -1.1 -0.1 22.0 2.1
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 317.9 13.7 4.5 17.8 5.9
2 Island Governments 214.3 22.8 11.9 106.1 98.1
3 Private sector 2857.9 -40.6 -1.4 64.2 2.3
4 Miscellaneous -552.3 -4.4 0.8 -92.0 20.0
II Total domestic factors 2837.8 -8.5 -0.3 96.1 3.5
III Net foreign assets 1364.2 11.7 0.9 97.3 7.7
IV Total money supply 4202.0 3.2 0.1 193.4 4.8
of which: 1 Money 1520.7 5.2 0.3 -84.1 -5.2
2 Near Money 2681.3 -2.0 -0.1 277.5 11.5
V Net international reserves 1404.6 11.7 0.8 97.3 7.4
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.25 2.25 2.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 2.81 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) 6.09 5.75 4.80
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.35 7.25 6.90
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 3.15 3.22 3.52
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.60 4.64 5.52
3 Mortgages 9.15 9.10 9.46
4 Current account overdrafts 10.73 10.67 11.69
* 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-Jul-2004