Selected Monetary Figures as per: May, 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 11.7 11.7 - 11.7 -
II Official Reserves 1423.2 25.0 1.8 220.5 18.3
III Banknotes issued 306.6 -1.0 -0.3 26.1 9.3
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 702.4 45.3 6.9 132.7 23.3
2 Central Government 2.5 0.0 0.0 -16.4 -86.8
3 Island Government of Curacao 13.1 -6.1 -31.8 -47.7 -78.5
4 Development projects 12.3 1.3 11.8 -26.3 -68.1
5 Private sector 267.2 -4.8 -1.8 232.4 667.8
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 3977.0 50.2 1.3 488.3 14.0
II Short term (net) foreign assets 637.4 29.0 4.8 54.4 9.3
III Central Government deposits 64.5 -2.5 -3.7 16.3 33.8
IV Island Governments deposits 56.6 -5.9 -9.4 3.1 5.8
V Private sector deposits 5271.7 76.7 1.5 591.5 12.6
of which: 1 demand deposits 1898.9 102.9 5.7 342.9 22.0
2 time deposits 2011.3 -29.2 -1.4 138.8 7.4
3 savings 1361.5 3.0 0.2 109.8 8.8
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 127.9 3.5 2.8 69.6 119.4
2 Bonds 1818.0 -4.7 -0.3 -37.7 -2.0
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 156.8 -13.6 -8.0 -34.2 -17.9
2 Bonds 1235.7 9.3 0.8 81.8 7.1
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 406.8 24.4 6.4 102.7 33.8
2 Island Governments 182.2 -30.1 -14.2 15.7 9.4
3 Private sector 4228.5 47.3 1.1 482.0 12.9
4 Miscellaneous -1082.0 -28.5 2.7 -201.7 22.9
II Total domestic factors 3735.5 13.1 0.4 398.7 11.9
III Net foreign assets 2060.6 54.0 2.7 274.9 15.4
IV Total money supply 5796.1 67.1 1.2 673.6 13.1
of which: 1 Money 2180.3 101.3 4.9 355.0 19.4
2 Near Money 3615.8 -34.2 -0.9 318.6 9.7
V Net international reserves 2060.6 54.0 2.7 274.9 15.4
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.50 5.50 5.25
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 5.50 5.50 3.56
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 6.09 5.25 5.00
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 6.19 7.52 5.79
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 7.53 7.68 6.35
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.30 7.30 6.45
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.82 2.82 2.76
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.42 4.46 4.05
3 Mortgages 8.24 8.20 8.30
4 Current account overdrafts 9.69 9.79 8.40
* 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: 12-Jul-2007

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