Selected Monetary Figures as per: January, 2008
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 - 0.0 -
II Official Reserves 1607.6 -13.0 -0.8 340.4 26.9
III Banknotes issued 330.2 -36.2 -9.9 39.5 13.6
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 751.6 20.6 2.8 88.4 13.3
2 Central Government 11.0 1.7 18.3 -5.6 -33.7
3 Island Government of Curacao 14.0 5.9 - 8.8 169.2
4 Development projects 3.5 2.2 169.2 -7.0 -66.7
5 Private sector 265.2 -16.3 -5.8 82.1 44.8
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4272.3 -2.3 -0.1 448.2 11.7
II Short term (net) foreign assets 573.7 72.7 14.5 17.1 3.1
III Central Government deposits 111.6 -16.3 -12.7 52.0 87.2
IV Island Governments deposits 73.6 3.6 5.1 29.8 68.0
V Private sector deposits 5520.3 22.8 0.4 470.6 9.3
of which: 1 demand deposits 1957.0 2.5 0.1 197.9 11.3
2 time deposits 2043.2 30.7 1.5 53.2 2.7
3 savings 1520.1 -10.4 -0.7 219.5 16.9
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 225.4 -5.7 -2.5 130.0 136.3
2 Bonds 1872.9 0.0 0.0 20.3 1.1
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 171.5 7.7 4.7 -19.1 -10.0
2 Bonds 1308.3 -0.7 -0.1 104.4 8.7
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 411.4 16.5 4.2 79.7 24.0
2 Island Governments 203.1 -30.3 -13.0 -15.1 -6.9
3 Private sector 4574.2 41.3 0.9 497.1 12.2
4 Miscellaneous -1305.3 -105.9 8.8 -334.4 34.4
II Total domestic factors 3883.4 -78.4 -2.0 227.3 6.2
III Net foreign assets 2181.3 59.7 2.8 357.5 19.6
IV Total money supply 6064.7 -18.7 -0.3 584.8 10.7
of which: 1 Money 2262.7 -35.9 -1.6 234.4 11.6
2 Near Money 3802.0 17.2 0.5 350.4 10.2
V Net international reserves 2181.3 59.7 2.8 357.5 19.6
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 3.75 5.00 5.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 4.00 5.10 5.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.58 5.73 5.75
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 6.61 6.61 6.99
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 7.24 7.24 7.53
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.19 7.19 7.30
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.38 2.46 2.80
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.46 4.43 4.22
3 Mortgages 8.09 7.99 8.48
4 Current account overdrafts 8.74 8.89 10.62
* 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: 18-Mar-2008

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