Selected Monetary Figures as per: February, 2005
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 -6.2 0.0 -29.2 -100.0
II Official Reserves 1082.9 41.0 3.9 236.2 27.9
III Banknotes issued 252.4 -4.5 -1.8 -0.6 -0.2
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 614.1 22.5 3.8 158.1 34.7
2 Central Government Tax Collector 20.7 19.2 1280.0 4.4 27.0
3 Island Government Tax Collector 26.5 7.4 38.7 21.4 419.6
4 Development projects 72.5 -13.5 -15.7 -6.2 -7.9
5 Private sector 82.9 11.2 15.6 50.3 154.3
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2976.2 7.9 0.3 214.6 7.8
II Short term (net) foreign assets 454.2 5.7 1.3 -100.1 -18.1
III Central Government deposits 40.7 -6.9 -14.5 -0.4 -1.0
IV Island Governments deposits 51.6 6.8 15.2 10.9 26.8
V Private sector deposits 4279.6 33.9 0.8 404.6 10.4
of which: 1 demand deposits 1426.9 36.5 2.6 144.8 11.3
2 time deposits 1717.1 -7.3 -0.4 192.3 12.6
3 savings 1135.6 4.7 0.4 67.5 6.3
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 115.5 -2.1 -1.8 70.3 155.5
2 Bonds 1705.0 5.0 0.3 73.6 4.5
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 155.1 6.1 4.1 53.5 52.7
2 Bonds 1142.0 -0.7 -0.1 135.3 13.4
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 373.7 -7.4 -1.9 108.2 40.8
2 Island Governments 273.3 -11.0 -3.9 68.9 33.7
3 Private sector 3083.1 10.9 0.4 218.8 7.6
4 Miscellaneous -680.4 5.6 -0.8 -110.2 19.3
II Total domestic factors 3049.7 -1.9 -0.1 285.7 10.3
III Net foreign assets 1537.1 46.7 3.1 176.5 13.0
IV Total money supply 4586.8 44.8 1.0 462.2 11.2
of which: 1 Money 1685.1 18.4 1.1 153.4 10.0
2 Near Money 2901.7 26.4 0.9 308.8 11.9
V Net international reserves 1537.1 46.7 3.1 136.1 9.7
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 3.00 3.00 2.25
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.55 3.65 n.a.
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 3.69 4.30 3.00
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 5.00 5.00 3.00
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.74 5.70 4.80
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.75 6.75 6.90
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.77 2.78 3.27
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.13 4.17 4.70
3 Mortgages 8.66 8.82 9.31
4 Current account overdrafts 10.42 10.67 10.58
* 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: 15-Apr-2005