Selected Monetary Figures as per: April, 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 4.3 -29.3 -87.2 4.3 -
II Official Reserves 1218.8 17.0 1.4 -67.8 -5.3
III Banknotes issued 279.4 5.0 1.8 14.7 5.6
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 612.1 4.3 0.7 27.8 4.8
2 Central Government 4.1 -0.2 -4.7 -61.2 -93.7
3 Island Government of Curacao 51.9 0.1 0.2 -108.2 -67.6
4 Development projects 38.6 0.3 0.8 -9.1 -19.1
5 Private sector 219.9 2.9 1.3 198.6 932.4
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3443.8 41.3 1.2 401.1 13.2
II Short term (net) foreign assets 709.0 28.4 4.2 175.2 32.8
III Central Government deposits 44.9 -9.6 -17.6 1.2 2.7
IV Island Governments deposits 68.2 -13.5 -16.5 9.5 16.2
V Private sector deposits 4831.7 64.3 1.3 427.9 9.7
of which: 1 demand deposits 1609.0 69.0 4.5 122.2 8.2
2 time deposits 1966.6 -13.7 -0.7 198.6 11.2
3 savings 1256.1 9.0 0.7 107.1 9.3
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 65.7 -4.5 -6.4 -36.8 -35.9
2 Bonds 1800.1 0.0 0.0 66.7 3.8
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 180.7 8.9 5.2 28.5 18.7
2 Bonds 1154.6 -0.6 -0.1 13.8 1.2
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 338.5 -51.9 -13.3 -29.2 -7.9
2 Island Governments 162.7 -7.1 -4.2 37.1 29.5
3 Private sector 3709.4 109.5 3.0 561.2 17.8
4 Miscellaneous -846.3 -21.1 2.6 -165.9 24.4
II Total domestic factors 3364.3 29.4 0.9 403.2 13.6
III Net foreign assets 1927.8 45.4 2.4 107.4 5.9
IV Total money supply 5292.1 74.8 1.4 510.6 10.7
of which: 1 Money 1913.4 112.5 6.2 174.9 10.1
2 Near Money 3378.7 -37.7 -1.1 335.7 11.0
V Net international reserves 1927.8 45.4 2.4 107.4 5.9
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.00 5.00 3.00
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.55 4.75 3.55
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.10 4.75 3.69
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 5.50 4.76 4.63
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.91 5.91 5.57
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.45 6.40 6.75
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.75 2.77 2.77
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.03 4.04 4.13
3 Mortgages 8.26 8.28 8.66
4 Current account overdrafts 8.41 8.65 10.25
* 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: 14-Jun-2006

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