Selected Monetary Figures as per: March, 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 15.6 15.6 - 9.1 140.0
II Official Reserves 1764.2 13.4 0.8 434.1 32.6
III Banknotes issued 328.1 2.5 0.8 32.0 10.8
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 774.7 17.5 2.3 135.3 21.2
2 Central Government 2.2 -9.9 -81.8 -0.3 -12.0
3 Island Government of Curacao 14.5 4.7 48.0 10.2 237.2
4 Development projects 21.1 19.6 - 10.5 99.1
5 Private sector 368.8 -13.0 -3.4 102.0 38.2
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4363.7 55.7 1.3 493.6 12.8
II Short term (net) foreign assets 652.0 27.6 4.4 -38.1 -5.5
III Central Government deposits 109.9 -16.0 -12.7 41.4 60.4
IV Island Governments deposits 125.4 39.7 46.3 58.1 86.3
V Private sector deposits 5653.2 45.4 0.8 464.3 8.9
of which: 1 demand deposits 2060.1 20.2 1.0 239.8 13.2
2 time deposits 2049.2 19.8 1.0 49.0 2.4
3 savings 1543.9 5.4 0.4 175.5 12.8
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 212.2 -11.5 -5.1 120.7 131.9
2 Bonds 1877.9 0.0 0.0 13.2 0.7
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 172.5 1.0 0.6 -1.9 -1.1
2 Bonds 1306.8 -0.7 -0.1 95.3 7.9
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 408.3 3.3 0.8 25.6 6.7
2 Island Governments 169.2 -40.9 -19.5 -44.9 -21.0
3 Private sector 4657.4 42.0 0.9 545.8 13.3
4 Miscellaneous -1341.9 -15.0 1.1 -325.5 32.0
II Total domestic factors 3893.0 -10.6 -0.3 201.0 5.4
III Net foreign assets 2416.2 41.0 1.7 396.0 19.6
IV Total money supply 6309.2 30.4 0.5 597.0 10.5
of which: 1 Money 2378.7 17.6 0.7 278.1 13.2
2 Near Money 3930.5 12.8 0.3 318.9 8.8
V Net international reserves 2416.2 41.0 1.7 396.0 19.6
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.75 3.25 5.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.50 3.50 5.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.54 5.25 5.78
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 5.75 6.24 6.93
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 6.25 6.61 7.00
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 7.00 7.13 7.30
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.32 2.35 2.82
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.40 4.47 4.46
3 Mortgages 8.08 8.00 8.25
4 Current account overdrafts 8.35 8.57 9.87
* 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: 26-May-2008

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