Selected Monetary Figures as per: August, 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 1166.2 1.2 0.1 287.3 32.7
III Banknotes issued 261.8 -1.2 -0.5 4.7 1.8
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 582.6 3.0 0.5 63.4 12.2
2 Central Government Tax Collector 59.1 47.8 423.0 26.2 79.6
3 Island Government Tax Collector 65.9 -28.7 -30.3 61.6 1432.6
4 Development projects 46.5 0.0 0.0 -50.9 -52.3
5 Private sector 156.1 -5.1 -3.2 144.0 1190.1
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3239.1 45.4 1.4 413.5 14.6
II Short term (net) foreign assets 512.9 -28.0 -5.2 75.5 17.3
III Central Government deposits 50.4 8.9 21.4 7.5 17.5
IV Island Governments deposits 35.3 -17.8 -33.5 -16.7 -32.1
V Private sector deposits 4463.3 -24.5 -0.5 440.2 10.9
of which: 1 demand deposits 1525.8 -3.0 -0.2 208.0 15.8
2 time deposits 1764.2 -20.0 -1.1 163.0 10.2
3 savings 1173.3 -1.5 -0.1 69.2 6.3
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 86.1 -9.0 -9.5 -15.0 -14.8
2 Bonds 1762.5 33.1 1.9 104.4 6.3
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 133.9 -17.3 -11.4 21.9 19.6
2 Bonds 1142.4 -0.7 -0.1 45.6 4.2
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 317.7 -81.7 -20.5 -1.7 -0.5
2 Island Governments 222.8 29.0 15.0 -24.4 -9.9
3 Private sector 3324.0 44.0 1.3 388.3 13.2
4 Miscellaneous -703.6 3.1 -0.4 -135.6 23.9
II Total domestic factors 3160.9 -5.6 -0.2 226.6 7.7
III Net foreign assets 1679.1 -26.8 -1.6 362.8 27.6
IV Total money supply 4840.0 -32.4 -0.7 589.4 13.9
of which: 1 Money 1782.5 -10.9 -0.6 237.2 15.3
2 Near Money 3057.5 -21.5 -0.7 352.2 13.0
V Net international reserves 1679.1 -26.8 -1.6 362.8 27.6
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 3.50 3.50 2.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.25 3.25 n.a.
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 2.96 3.40 3.00
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 3.29 4.35 3.00
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.50 5.00 4.80
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.25 6.25 6.90
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.79 2.74 2.96
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.12 3.99 4.46
3 Mortgages 8.77 8.63 9.20
4 Current account overdrafts 9.86 9.04 10.67
* 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: 13-Oct-2005