Selected Monetary Figures as per: August, 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 880.8 5.9 0.7 52.9 6.4
III Banknotes issued 257.1 2.4 0.9 12.6 5.2
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 519.3 -3.7 -0.7 5.3 1.0
2 Central Government Tax Collector 32.9 17.7 116.4 27.0 457.6
3 Island Government Tax Collector 4.3 -1.3 -23.2 -3.2 -42.7
4 Development projects 97.4 -1.3 -1.3 18.2 23.0
5 Private sector 12.1 -9.9 -45.0 -27.1 -69.1
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2825.6 9.6 0.3 166.5 6.3
II Short term (net) foreign assets 437.4 -56.6 -11.5 -13.3 -3.0
III Central Government deposits 42.9 -4.2 -8.9 20.6 92.4
IV Island Governments deposits 52.0 -16.4 -24.0 16.0 44.4
V Private sector deposits 4023.1 -43.9 -1.1 260.7 6.9
of which: 1 demand deposits 1317.8 -65.8 -4.8 2.3 0.2
2 time deposits 1601.2 20.5 1.3 183.5 12.9
3 savings 1104.1 1.4 0.1 74.9 7.3
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 101.1 12.6 14.2 42.5 72.5
2 Bonds 1658.1 -3.3 -0.2 136.4 9.0
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 112.0 -6.0 -5.1 45.6 68.7
2 Bonds 1096.8 -1.2 -0.1 76.3 7.5
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 319.8 -7.3 -2.2 36.0 12.7
2 Island Governments 247.2 16.2 7.0 61.4 33.0
3 Private sector 2935.7 10.9 0.4 173.2 6.3
4 Miscellaneous -570.4 -28.8 5.3 -116.6 25.7
II Total domestic factors 2932.3 -9.0 -0.3 154.0 5.5
III Net foreign assets 1318.2 -50.7 -3.7 80.0 6.5
IV Total money supply 4250.5 -59.7 -1.4 234.0 5.8
of which: 1 Money 1545.2 -81.6 -5.0 -24.4 -1.6
2 Near Money 2705.3 21.9 0.8 258.4 10.6
V Net international reserves 1318.2 -50.7 -3.7 39.6 3.1
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.50 2.50 2.25
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.19 3.20 n.a.
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 3.63 4.00 3.00
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 5.26 5.21 3.00
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 6.00 5.67 4.80
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.25 7.25 6.90
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.96 3.06 3.55
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.46 4.55 5.20
3 Mortgages 9.20 9.16 9.53
4 Current account overdrafts 10.67 10.68 11.53
* 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: 12-Oct-2004