Selected Monetary Figures as per: April, 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 0.0 -6.5 -100.0 -4.3 -100.0
II Official Reserves 1398.2 68.1 5.1 179.4 14.7
III Banknotes issued 307.6 11.5 3.9 28.2 10.1
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 657.1 17.7 2.8 45.0 7.4
2 Central Government 2.5 0.0 0.0 -1.6 -39.0
3 Island Government of Curacao 19.2 14.9 346.5 -32.7 -63.0
4 Development projects 11.0 0.4 3.8 -27.6 -71.5
5 Private sector 272.0 5.2 1.9 208.1 325.7
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3926.8 58.1 1.5 483.0 14.0
II Short term (net) foreign assets 608.4 -130.3 -17.6 -114.6 -15.9
III Central Government deposits 67.0 -1.5 -2.2 22.1 49.2
IV Island Governments deposits 62.5 -4.8 -7.1 -5.7 -8.4
V Private sector deposits 5195.0 -41.1 -0.8 363.3 7.5
of which: 1 demand deposits 1796.0 -71.5 -3.8 187.0 11.6
2 time deposits 2040.5 40.3 2.0 73.9 3.8
3 savings 1358.5 -9.9 -0.7 102.4 8.2
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 124.4 32.9 36.0 58.7 89.3
2 Bonds 1822.7 -42.0 -2.3 22.6 1.3
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 170.4 -4.0 -2.3 -10.3 -5.7
2 Bonds 1226.4 14.9 1.2 71.8 6.2
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 382.4 -0.3 -0.1 43.9 13.0
2 Island Governments 212.3 -1.8 -0.8 49.6 30.5
3 Private sector 4181.2 71.0 1.7 471.8 12.7
4 Miscellaneous -1053.5 -37.1 3.7 -193.2 22.5
II Total domestic factors 3722.4 31.8 0.9 372.1 11.1
III Net foreign assets 2006.6 -62.2 -3.0 64.8 3.3
IV Total money supply 5729.0 -30.4 -0.5 436.9 8.3
of which: 1 Money 2079.0 -68.8 -3.2 165.6 8.7
2 Near Money 3650.0 38.4 1.1 271.3 8.0
V Net international reserves 2006.6 -62.2 -3.0 64.8 3.3
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 3.55
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.25 5.78 5.10
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 7.52 6.93 5.50
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 7.68 7.00 5.91
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.30 7.30 6.45
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.82 2.82 2.75
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.46 4.46 4.03
3 Mortgages 8.20 8.25 8.26
4 Current account overdrafts 9.79 9.87 8.41
* 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-Jun-2007

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