Selected Monetary Figures as per: August, 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 20.7 18.7 935.0 11.1 -
II Official Reserves 1366.3 -29.9 -2.1 200.6 17.2
III Banknotes issued 307.0 -2.9 -0.9 33.4 12.2
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 662.4 0.7 0.1 56.5 9.3
2 Central Government 2.2 0.7 46.7 -0.7 -24.1
3 Island Government of Curacao 3.0 -9.6 -76.2 -16.0 -84.2
4 Development projects 8.4 0.0 0.0 -30.3 -78.3
5 Private sector 249.3 -18.6 -6.9 42.3 20.4
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4074.1 36.6 0.9 448.7 12.4
II Short term (net) foreign assets 527.0 -6.6 -1.2 -62.4 -10.6
III Central Government deposits 73.1 6.5 9.8 32.2 78.7
IV Island Governments deposits 48.4 -3.6 -6.9 -3.3 -6.4
V Private sector deposits 5253.1 -3.7 -0.1 468.6 9.8
of which: 1 demand deposits 1765.5 -69.3 -3.8 144.9 8.9
2 time deposits 2010.8 -42.1 -2.1 108.6 5.7
3 savings 1476.8 107.7 7.9 215.1 17.0
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 179.7 -11.7 -6.1 133.2 286.5
2 Bonds 1798.8 0.0 0.0 -56.9 -3.1
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 168.3 0.9 0.5 -29.0 -14.7
2 Bonds 1269.1 -0.7 -0.1 96.7 8.2
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 407.5 9.8 2.5 66.1 19.4
2 Island Governments 252.9 15.9 6.7 40.8 19.2
3 Private sector 4310.0 43.9 1.0 426.3 11.0
4 Miscellaneous -1097.1 -52.8 5.1 -129.4 13.4
II Total domestic factors 3873.3 16.8 0.4 403.8 11.6
III Net foreign assets 1893.3 -36.5 -1.9 138.2 7.9
IV Total money supply 5766.6 -19.7 -0.3 542.0 10.4
of which: 1 Money 2050.0 -76.3 -3.6 166.3 8.8
2 Near Money 3716.6 56.6 1.5 375.7 11.2
V Net international reserves 1893.3 -36.5 -1.9 138.2 7.9
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.50 5.50 5.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 5.50 5.50 5.90
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 6.05 6.05 6.21
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 7.79 7.79 6.50
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 7.53 8.11 6.57
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.38 7.38 6.88
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.76 2.81 2.78
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.31 4.35 4.08
3 Mortgages 8.25 8.15 8.52
4 Current account overdrafts 9.30 9.31 8.62
* 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: 23-Nov-2007

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