Selected Monetary Figures as per: February, 2006
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 0.0 0.0 -10.7 -36.6
II Official Reserves 1214.4 117.0 10.7 131.5 12.1
III Banknotes issued 267.0 0.1 0.0 14.6 5.8
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 558.9 9.9 1.8 -55.2 -9.0
2 Central Government 4.8 -3.0 -38.5 -15.9 -76.8
3 Island Government of Curacao 51.1 -16.2 -24.1 24.6 92.8
4 Development projects 38.3 0.1 0.3 -34.2 -47.2
5 Private sector 257.9 125.4 94.6 224.0 660.8
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3394.8 34.4 1.0 418.6 14.1
II Short term (net) foreign assets 771.4 13.0 1.7 317.2 69.8
III Central Government deposits 48.4 1.3 2.8 7.7 18.9
IV Island Governments deposits 41.7 -11.4 -21.5 -9.9 -19.2
V Private sector deposits 4719.5 50.3 1.1 439.9 10.3
of which: 1 demand deposits 1563.3 70.1 4.7 136.4 9.6
2 time deposits 1922.0 -47.2 -2.4 204.9 11.9
3 savings 1234.2 27.4 2.3 98.6 8.7
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 70.2 -16.5 -19.0 -45.3 -39.2
2 Bonds 1800.1 0.0 0.0 95.1 5.6
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 171.8 -11.6 -6.3 16.7 10.8
2 Bonds 1155.2 6.1 0.5 13.2 1.2
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 370.6 -1.4 -0.4 -3.1 -0.8
2 Island Governments 234.8 13.0 5.9 -38.5 -14.1
3 Private sector 3594.3 38.0 1.1 511.2 16.6
4 Miscellaneous -975.3 -1.0 0.1 -294.9 43.3
II Total domestic factors 3224.4 48.6 1.5 174.7 5.7
III Net foreign assets 1985.8 130.0 7.0 448.7 29.2
IV Total money supply 5210.2 178.6 3.5 623.4 13.6
of which: 1 Money 1853.0 99.4 5.7 167.9 10.0
2 Near Money 3357.2 79.2 2.4 455.5 15.7
V Net international reserves 1985.8 130.0 7.0 448.7 29.2
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 4.75 4.50 3.00
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 4.75 4.50 3.55
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.04 4.04 3.69
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.73 4.73 5.00
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.46 5.46 5.74
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.25 6.25 6.75
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.76 2.81 2.77
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.06 4.14 4.13
3 Mortgages 8.32 8.51 8.66
4 Current account overdrafts 8.55 9.48 10.42
* 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: 7-Apr-2006

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