Selected Monetary Figures as per: March, 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 0.0 0.0 -29.2 -100.0
II Official Reserves 1150.2 67.3 6.2 296.2 34.7
III Banknotes issued 258.5 6.1 2.4 6.8 2.7
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 610.2 -3.9 -0.6 98.9 19.3
2 Central Government Tax Collector 32.6 11.9 57.5 29.4 918.8
3 Island Government Tax Collector 12.2 -14.3 -54.0 -2.7 -18.1
4 Development projects 70.3 -2.2 -3.0 -8.3 -10.6
5 Private sector 153.6 70.7 85.3 129.1 526.9
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 2993.4 17.2 0.6 225.0 8.1
II Short term (net) foreign assets 502.0 47.8 10.5 -39.2 -7.2
III Central Government deposits 35.4 -5.3 -13.0 -2.0 -5.3
IV Island Governments deposits 76.1 24.5 47.5 -1.1 -1.4
V Private sector deposits 4371.8 92.2 2.2 420.0 10.6
of which: 1 demand deposits 1484.5 57.6 4.0 161.1 12.2
2 time deposits 1744.1 27.0 1.6 191.9 12.4
3 savings 1143.2 7.6 0.7 67.0 6.2
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 112.0 -3.5 -3.0 78.4 233.3
2 Bonds 1742.6 37.6 2.2 111.2 6.8
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 157.6 2.5 1.6 48.5 44.5
2 Bonds 1141.4 -0.6 -0.1 92.4 8.8
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 387.3 13.6 3.6 94.8 32.4
2 Island Governments 261.6 -11.7 -4.3 71.5 37.6
3 Private sector 3098.9 15.8 0.5 224.4 7.8
4 Miscellaneous -652.9 27.5 -4.0 -129.2 24.7
II Total domestic factors 3094.9 45.2 1.5 261.5 9.2
III Net foreign assets 1652.2 115.1 7.5 297.4 22.0
IV Total money supply 4747.1 160.3 3.5 558.9 13.3
of which: 1 Money 1729.8 44.7 2.7 170.0 10.9
2 Near Money 3017.3 115.6 4.0 388.9 14.8
V Net international reserves 1652.2 115.1 7.5 257.0 18.4
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 3.55 n.a.
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 3.69 3.69 3.00
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.92 5.00 3.00
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.67 5.74 4.80
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.75 6.75 6.90
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.77 2.77 3.18
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.17 4.13 4.64
3 Mortgages 8.67 8.66 9.14
4 Current account overdrafts 10.43 10.42 10.95
* 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: 18-May-2005