Selected Monetary Figures as per: August, 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 9.6 9.6 - 9.6 -
II Official Reserves 1165.7 -28.5 -2.4 -0.5 0.0
III Banknotes issued 273.6 -0.1 0.0 11.8 4.5
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 605.9 -6.3 -1.0 23.3 4.0
2 Central Government 2.9 -9.8 -77.2 -56.2 -95.1
3 Island Government of Curacao 19.0 7.1 59.7 -46.9 -71.2
4 Development projects 38.7 -0.1 -0.3 -7.8 -16.8
5 Private sector 207.0 -21.5 -9.4 170.9 473.4
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3625.4 17.2 0.5 386.3 11.9
II Short term (net) foreign assets 572.1 66.6 13.2 59.2 11.5
III Central Government deposits 40.9 -5.2 -11.3 -9.5 -18.8
IV Island Governments deposits 51.7 5.1 10.9 16.4 46.5
V Private sector deposits 4784.5 26.2 0.6 321.2 7.2
of which: 1 demand deposits 1620.6 8.8 0.5 94.8 6.2
2 time deposits 1902.2 11.2 0.6 138.0 7.8
3 savings 1261.7 6.2 0.5 88.4 7.5
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 46.5 -12.0 -20.5 -39.6 -46.0
2 Bonds 1855.7 0.0 - 93.2 5.3
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 197.3 17.5 9.7 63.4 47.3
2 Bonds 1172.4 -0.7 -0.1 30.0 2.6
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 341.4 46.5 15.8 23.7 7.5
2 Island Governments 212.1 1.1 0.5 -10.7 -4.8
3 Private sector 3883.7 23.9 0.6 559.7 16.8
4 Miscellaneous -950.4 -111.2 13.3 -246.8 35.1
II Total domestic factors 3486.8 -39.7 -1.1 325.9 10.3
III Net foreign assets 1737.8 38.1 2.2 58.7 3.5
IV Total money supply 5224.6 -1.6 0.0 384.6 7.9
of which: 1 Money 1883.7 -3.0 -0.2 101.2 5.7
2 Near Money 3340.9 1.4 0.0 283.4 9.3
V Net international reserves 1737.8 38.1 2.2 58.7 3.5
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.50 5.50 3.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 5.90 5.90 3.25
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 6.21 6.21 2.96
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 6.50 6.50 3.29
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 6.57 6.86 4.50
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 6.88 6.88 6.25
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.78 2.76 2.79
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.08 4.06 4.12
3 Mortgages 8.52 8.26 8.77
4 Current account overdrafts 8.62 8.36 9.86
* 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: 11-Oct-2006

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