Selected Monetary Figures as per: December, 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 0.0 - -12.8 -
II Official Reserves 1620.6 120.6 8.0 368.7 29.5
III Banknotes issued 366.4 35.1 10.6 55.5 17.9
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 731.0 29.9 4.3 71.5 10.8
2 Central Government 9.3 -69.6 -88.2 8.1 675.0
3 Island Government of Curacao 8.1 5.8 - 1.8 28.6
4 Development projects 1.3 -7.1 -84.5 -8.9 -87.3
5 Private sector 281.5 43.4 18.2 91.8 48.4
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4274.6 30.0 0.7 464.6 12.2
II Short term (net) foreign assets 501.0 51.2 11.4 -19.5 -3.7
III Central Government deposits 127.9 24.3 23.5 51.7 67.8
IV Island Governments deposits 70.0 16.7 31.3 15.9 29.4
V Private sector deposits 5497.5 85.7 1.6 525.8 10.6
of which: 1 demand deposits 1954.5 40.9 2.1 260.8 15.4
2 time deposits 2012.5 11.9 0.6 31.3 1.6
3 savings 1530.5 32.9 2.2 233.7 18.0
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 231.1 -11.5 -4.7 173.8 303.3
2 Bonds 1872.9 0.0 0.0 -24.1 -1.3
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 163.8 19.0 13.1 -38.1 -18.9
2 Bonds 1309.0 -0.7 -0.1 112.5 9.4
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 394.9 51.6 15.0 36.4 10.2
2 Island Governments 233.4 -15.9 -6.4 22.2 10.5
3 Private sector 4532.9 28.4 0.6 474.6 11.7
4 Miscellaneous -1199.4 -82.4 7.4 -224.1 23.0
II Total domestic factors 3961.8 -18.3 -0.5 309.1 8.5
III Net foreign assets 2121.6 171.8 8.8 349.2 19.7
IV Total money supply 6083.4 153.5 2.6 658.3 12.1
of which: 1 Money 2298.6 69.9 3.1 322.5 16.3
2 Near Money 3784.8 83.6 2.3 335.8 9.7
V Net international reserves 2121.6 171.8 8.8 349.2 19.7
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 5.00 5.00 5.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 5.10 5.10 4.93
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.73 5.73 5.75
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 6.61 6.27 7.01
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 7.24 6.77 6.41
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.19 7.19 7.50
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.46 2.53 2.79
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.43 4.34 4.17
3 Mortgages 7.99 7.99 8.48
4 Current account overdrafts 8.89 8.81 10.23
* 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: 27-Feb-2008

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