Selected Monetary Figures as per: December, 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 15.7 15.7 0.0 -13.5 -46.2
II Official Reserves 1015.3 -4.4 -0.4 110.8 12.2
III Banknotes issued 272.4 8.6 3.3 -3.2 -1.2
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 576.4 -19.1 -3.2 88.3 18.1
2 Central Government Tax Collector 1.5 -5.8 -79.5 -8.6 -85.1
3 Island Government Tax Collector 11.7 2.1 21.9 9.6 457.1
4 Development projects 87.7 3.7 4.4 2.9 3.4
5 Private sector 66.7 -35.9 -35.0 62.6 1526.8
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2958.1 13.9 0.5 221.5 8.1
II Short term (net) foreign assets 446.3 101.8 29.6 -10.0 -2.2
III Central Government deposits 45.8 4.3 10.4 10.9 31.2
IV Island Governments deposits 72.6 31.5 76.6 47.5 189.2
V Private sector deposits 4211.9 58.4 1.4 356.0 9.2
of which: 1 demand deposits 1346.6 -34.7 -2.5 58.3 4.5
2 time deposits 1742.5 76.6 4.6 241.1 16.1
3 savings 1122.8 16.5 1.5 56.6 5.3
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 104.9 1.0 1.0 60.2 134.7
2 Bonds 1700.0 0.4 0.0 113.9 7.2
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 144.5 10.0 7.4 58.3 67.6
2 Bonds 1143.3 14.9 1.3 139.5 13.9
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 382.0 25.3 7.1 109.6 40.2
2 Island Governments 257.4 -32.5 -11.2 59.7 30.2
3 Private sector 3059.7 8.6 0.3 225.3 7.9
4 Miscellaneous -650.8 -67.9 11.6 -118.8 22.3
II Total domestic factors 3048.3 -66.5 -2.1 275.8 9.9
III Net foreign assets 1461.6 97.4 7.1 141.2 10.7
IV Total money supply 4509.9 30.9 0.7 417.0 10.2
of which: 1 Money 1596.6 -62.2 -3.7 71.3 4.7
2 Near Money 2913.3 93.1 3.3 345.7 13.5
V Net international reserves 1461.6 97.4 7.1 100.8 7.4
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.75 2.75 2.25
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.70 3.08 n.a.
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.30 3.40 3.00
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 5.00 4.75 3.00
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.60 5.50 4.80
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.75 6.75 6.90
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.77 2.80 3.41
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.14 4.11 4.89
3 Mortgages 8.88 8.98 9.48
4 Current account overdrafts 10.39 10.15 10.73
* 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: 30-Mar-2005