Selected Monetary Figures as per: December, 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 18.5 18.5 0.0 -10.7 -36.6
II Official Reserves 1117.9 40.9 3.8 102.6 10.1
III Banknotes issued 283.9 11.2 4.1 11.5 4.2
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 555.4 -27.5 -4.7 -21.0 -3.6
2 Central Government 2.2 -3.4 -60.7 -17.4 -88.8
3 Island Government of Curacao 54.7 2.7 5.2 43.0 367.5
4 Development projects 38.1 0.4 1.1 -49.6 -56.6
5 Private sector 155.0 35.3 29.5 136.3 728.9
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3362.7 33.7 1.0 404.6 13.7
II Short term (net) foreign assets 626.1 33.4 5.6 179.8 40.3
III Central Government deposits 51.6 7.0 15.7 5.8 12.7
IV Island Governments deposits 68.9 29.3 74.0 -3.7 -5.1
V Private sector deposits 4538.5 37.8 0.8 326.6 7.8
of which: 1 demand deposits 1471.1 -18.3 -1.2 124.5 9.2
2 time deposits 1865.3 33.5 1.8 122.8 7.0
3 savings 1202.1 22.6 1.9 79.3 7.1
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 94.4 -2.8 -2.9 -10.5 -10.0
2 Bonds 1771.6 0.0 0.0 71.6 4.2
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 202.6 15.0 8.0 58.1 40.2
2 Bonds 1139.8 -0.6 -0.1 -3.5 -0.3
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 397.9 10.8 2.8 34.0 9.3
2 Island Governments 224.0 -31.7 -12.4 -33.4 -13.0
3 Private sector 3450.3 39.6 1.2 390.6 12.8
4 Miscellaneous -882.8 -5.4 0.6 -250.1 39.5
II Total domestic factors 3189.4 13.3 0.4 141.1 4.6
III Net foreign assets 1744.0 74.3 4.4 282.4 19.3
IV Total money supply 4933.4 87.6 1.8 423.5 9.4
of which: 1 Money 1784.0 49.5 2.9 187.4 11.7
2 Near Money 3149.4 38.1 1.2 236.1 8.1
V Net international reserves 1744.0 74.3 4.4 282.4 19.3
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 4.50 4.25 2.75
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 4.50 4.25 3.70
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.04 3.70 4.30
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.73 4.73 5.00
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.46 5.19 5.60
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.25 6.25 6.75
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.81 2.80 2.77
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.11 4.12 4.14
3 Mortgages 8.57 8.56 8.88
4 Current account overdrafts 9.61 9.59 10.39
* 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: 22-Feb-2006

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