Selected Monetary Figures as per: December, 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 12.8 12.8 - -5.7 -
II Official Reserves 1251.9 -4.8 -0.4 134.0 12.0
III Banknotes issued 310.9 18.3 6.3 27.0 9.5
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 659.5 -6.0 -0.9 104.1 18.7
2 Central Government 1.2 -19.8 -94.3 -1.0 -45.5
3 Island Government of Curacao 6.3 0.6 10.5 -48.4 -88.5
4 Development projects 10.2 -28.6 -73.7 -27.9 -73.2
5 Private sector 189.7 -6.9 -3.5 116.7 159.9
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3809.8 63.6 1.7 447.1 13.3
II Short term (net) foreign assets 520.5 -22.5 -4.1 10.5 2.1
III Central Government deposits 76.2 22.5 41.9 24.6 47.7
IV Island Governments deposits 54.1 2.2 4.2 -14.8 -21.5
V Private sector deposits 4971.7 25.2 0.5 433.2 9.5
of which: 1 demand deposits 1693.7 2.4 0.1 222.6 15.1
2 time deposits 1981.2 5.0 0.3 115.9 6.2
3 savings 1296.8 17.8 1.4 94.7 7.9
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 57.3 28.5 99.0 -37.1 -39.3
2 Bonds 1897.0 -22.2 -1.2 125.4 7.1
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 201.9 10.5 5.5 -0.7 -0.3
2 Bonds 1196.5 1.0 0.1 56.7 5.0
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 358.5 44.8 14.3 -39.4 -9.9
2 Island Governments 211.2 -12.3 -5.5 -12.8 -5.7
3 Private sector 4058.3 63.9 1.6 608.0 17.6
4 Miscellaneous -975.3 -31.5 3.3 -208.6 27.2
II Total domestic factors 3652.7 64.9 1.8 347.2 10.5
III Net foreign assets 1772.4 -27.3 -1.5 144.5 8.9
IV Total money supply 5425.1 37.6 0.7 491.7 10.0
of which: 1 Money 1976.1 22.8 1.2 192.1 10.8
2 Near Money 3449.0 14.8 0.4 299.6 9.5
V Net international reserves 1772.4 -27.3 -1.5 144.5 8.9
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.50 5.50 4.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 4.93 5.67 4.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.75 5.75 4.04
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 7.01 6.00 4.73
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 6.41 6.65 5.46
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.50 7.33 6.25
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.79 2.79 2.81
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.17 4.12 4.11
3 Mortgages 8.48 8.49 8.57
4 Current account overdrafts 10.23 9.95 9.61
* 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: 19-Mar-2007

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