Selected Monetary Figures as per: February, 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 - -10.2 -
II Official Reserves 1750.8 143.2 8.9 393.7 29.0
III Banknotes issued 325.6 -4.6 -1.4 33.7 11.5
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 757.2 5.6 0.7 106.0 16.3
2 Central Government 12.1 1.1 10.0 11.0 -
3 Island Government of Curacao 9.8 -4.2 - -7.0 -41.7
4 Development projects 1.5 -2.0 -57.1 -9.1 -85.8
5 Private sector 381.8 116.6 44.0 99.6 35.3
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4308.0 35.7 0.8 461.8 12.0
II Short term (net) foreign assets 624.4 50.7 8.8 16.7 2.7
III Central Government deposits 125.9 14.3 12.8 39.2 45.2
IV Island Governments deposits 85.7 12.1 16.4 41.8 95.2
V Private sector deposits 5607.8 87.5 1.6 541.2 10.7
of which: 1 demand deposits 2039.9 82.9 4.2 287.5 16.4
2 time deposits 2029.4 -13.8 -0.7 44.2 2.2
3 savings 1538.5 18.4 1.2 209.5 15.8
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 223.7 -1.7 -0.8 129.2 136.7
2 Bonds 1877.9 5.0 0.3 13.2 0.7
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 171.5 0.0 0.0 -23.4 -12.0
2 Bonds 1307.5 -0.8 -0.1 102.7 8.5
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 405.0 -6.4 -1.6 69.2 20.6
2 Island Governments 210.1 7.0 3.4 3.8 1.8
3 Private sector 4615.4 41.2 0.9 509.9 12.4
4 Miscellaneous -1326.9 -21.6 1.7 -313.6 30.9
II Total domestic factors 3903.6 20.2 0.5 269.3 7.4
III Net foreign assets 2375.2 193.9 8.9 410.4 20.9
IV Total money supply 6278.8 214.1 3.5 679.7 12.1
of which: 1 Money 2361.1 98.4 4.3 329.2 16.2
2 Near Money 3917.7 115.7 3.0 350.5 9.8
V Net international reserves 2375.2 193.9 8.9 410.4 20.9
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 3.25 3.75 5.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.50 4.00 5.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.25 5.58 5.75
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 6.24 6.61 6.18
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 6.61 7.24 7.47
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.13 7.19 7.30
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.35 2.38 2.81
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.47 4.46 4.31
3 Mortgages 8.00 8.09 8.20
4 Current account overdrafts 8.57 8.74 10.51
* 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: 25-Apr-2008

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