Selected Monetary Figures as per: March, 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 6.5 -3.7 -36.3 -27.1 -80.7
II Official Reserves 1330.1 0.0 0.0 128.3 10.7
III Banknotes issued 296.1 4.2 1.4 21.7 7.9
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 639.4 -11.8 -1.8 31.6 5.2
2 Central Government 2.5 1.4 127.3 -1.8 -41.9
3 Island Government of Curacao 4.3 -12.5 -74.4 -47.5 -91.7
4 Development projects 10.6 0.0 0.0 -27.7 -72.3
5 Private sector 266.8 -15.4 -5.5 238.8 852.9
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3868.7 22.5 0.6 466.2 13.7
II Short term (net) foreign assets 738.7 131.0 21.6 42.3 6.1
III Central Government deposits 68.5 -18.2 -21.0 14.0 25.7
IV Island Governments deposits 67.3 23.4 53.3 -14.4 -17.6
V Private sector deposits 5236.1 169.5 3.3 468.7 9.8
of which: 1 demand deposits 1867.5 115.1 6.6 327.5 21.3
2 time deposits 2000.2 15.0 0.8 19.9 1.0
3 savings 1368.4 39.4 3.0 121.3 9.7
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 91.5 -3.0 -3.2 21.3 30.3
2 Bonds 1864.7 0.0 0.0 64.6 3.6
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 174.4 -20.5 -10.5 2.6 1.5
2 Bonds 1211.5 6.7 0.6 56.3 4.9
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 382.7 46.9 14.0 -7.7 -2.0
2 Island Governments 214.1 7.8 3.8 44.3 26.1
3 Private sector 4110.2 4.7 0.1 510.3 14.2
4 Miscellaneous -1016.4 -3.1 0.3 -175.4 20.9
II Total domestic factors 3690.6 56.3 1.5 371.5 11.2
III Net foreign assets 2068.8 104.0 5.3 170.6 9.0
IV Total money supply 5759.4 160.3 2.9 542.1 10.4
of which: 1 Money 2152.0 120.1 5.9 351.1 19.5
2 Near Money 3607.4 40.2 1.1 191.0 5.6
V Net international reserves 2068.8 0.0 0.0 170.6 9.0
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.50 5.50 5.00
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 5.50 5.50 4.75
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.78 5.75 4.75
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 6.93 6.18 4.76
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 7.00 7.47 5.91
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.30 7.30 6.40
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.82 2.81 2.77
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.46 4.31 4.04
3 Mortgages 8.25 8.20 8.28
4 Current account overdrafts 9.87 10.51 8.65
* 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: 15-May-2007

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