Selected Monetary Figures as per: February, 2007
Outstanding
Amount
Change with regard to
Previous month Previous year
Amount % Amount %
1 2 3 4 5
A. CENTRAL BANK:
I Central Government advances 10.2 10.2 - 9.5 -
II Official Reserves 1357.1 89.9 7.1 142.7 11.8
III Banknotes issued 291.9 1.2 0.4 24.9 9.3
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 651.2 -12.0 -1.8 92.3 16.5
2 Central Government 1.1 -15.5 -93.4 -3.7 -77.1
3 Island Government of Curacao 16.8 11.6 223.1 -34.3 -67.1
4 Development projects 10.6 0.1 1.0 -27.7 -72.3
5 Private sector 282.2 99.1 54.1 225.3 396.0
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3845.8 21.7 0.6 451.0 13.3
II Short term (net) foreign assets 607.7 51.1 9.2 -64.6 -9.6
III Central Government deposits 86.7 27.1 45.5 38.3 79.1
IV Island Governments deposits 43.9 0.1 0.2 2.2 5.3
V Private sector deposits 5066.6 16.9 0.3 347.1 7.4
of which: 1 demand deposits 1752.4 -6.7 -0.4 189.1 12.1
2 time deposits 1985.2 -4.8 -0.2 63.2 3.3
3 savings 1329.0 28.4 2.2 94.8 7.7
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 94.5 -0.9 -0.9 17.8 23.2
2 Bonds 1864.7 12.1 0.7 64.6 3.6
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 194.9 4.3 2.3 35.9 22.6
2 Bonds 1204.8 0.9 0.1 48.9 4.2
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 335.8 4.1 1.2 -34.8 -9.4
2 Island Governments 206.3 -11.9 -5.5 -28.5 -12.1
3 Private sector 4105.5 28.4 0.7 514.2 14.3
4 Miscellaneous -1013.3 -42.4 4.4 -140.1 16.0
II Total domestic factors 3634.3 -21.8 -0.6 310.8 9.4
III Net foreign assets 1964.8 141.0 7.7 78.1 4.1
IV Total money supply 5599.1 119.2 2.2 388.9 7.5
of which: 1 Money 2031.9 3.6 0.2 178.9 9.7
2 Near Money 3567.2 115.6 3.3 210.0 6.3
V Net international reserves 1964.8 141.0 7.7 78.1 4.1
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.50 5.50 4.75
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 5.50 5.50 4.75
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.75 5.75 4.65
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 6.18 6.99 4.50
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 7.47 7.53 5.60
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.30 7.30 6.25
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.81 2.80 2.76
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.31 4.22 4.06
3 Mortgages 8.20 8.48 8.32
4 Current account overdrafts 10.51 10.62 8.55
* 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-Apr-2007

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