Selected Monetary Figures as per: March, 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 33.6 32.9 0.0 33.6 0.0
II Official Reserves 1201.8 -12.6 -1.0 51.6 4.5
III Banknotes issued 274.4 7.4 2.8 15.9 6.2
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 607.8 48.9 8.7 -2.4 -0.4
2 Central Government 4.3 -0.5 -10.4 -28.3 -86.8
3 Island Government of Curacao 51.8 0.7 1.4 39.6 324.6
4 Development projects 38.3 0.0 0.0 -32.0 -45.5
5 Private sector 217.0 -40.9 -15.9 193.4 819.5
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3402.5 7.7 0.2 409.1 13.7
II Short term (net) foreign assets 680.6 25.3 3.9 178.6 35.6
III Central Government deposits 54.5 6.1 12.6 19.1 54.0
IV Island Governments deposits 81.7 40.0 95.9 5.6 7.4
V Private sector deposits 4767.4 47.9 1.0 395.6 9.0
of which: 1 demand deposits 1540.0 -23.3 -1.5 55.5 3.7
2 time deposits 1980.3 58.3 3.0 236.2 13.5
3 savings 1247.1 12.9 1.0 103.9 9.1
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 70.2 -6.5 -8.5 -41.8 -37.3
2 Bonds 1800.1 0.0 0.0 57.5 3.3
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 171.8 12.8 8.1 14.2 9.0
2 Bonds 1155.2 -0.7 -0.1 13.8 1.2
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 390.4 19.8 5.3 3.1 0.8
2 Island Governments 169.8 -65.0 -27.7 -91.8 -35.1
3 Private sector 3599.9 5.6 0.2 501.0 16.2
4 Miscellaneous -825.2 34.0 -4.0 -172.3 26.4
II Total domestic factors 3334.9 -5.6 -0.2 240.0 7.8
III Net foreign assets 1882.4 12.7 0.7 230.2 13.9
IV Total money supply 5217.3 7.1 0.1 470.2 9.9
of which: 1 Money 1800.9 -52.1 -2.8 71.1 4.1
2 Near Money 3416.4 59.2 1.8 399.1 13.2
V Net international reserves 1882.4 12.7 0.7 230.2 13.9
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.00 4.75 3.00
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 4.75 4.75 3.55
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.75 4.65 3.69
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.76 4.50 4.92
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.91 5.60 5.67
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.40 6.25 6.75
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.77 2.76 2.77
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.04 4.06 4.17
3 Mortgages 8.28 8.32 8.67
4 Current account overdrafts 8.65 8.55 10.43
* 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-2006

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