Selected Monetary Figures as per: April, 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 -15.6 - 0.0 -
II Official Reserves 1811.0 46.8 2.7 412.8 29.5
III Banknotes issued 355.0 26.9 8.2 47.4 15.4
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 802.5 27.8 3.6 145.4 22.1
2 Central Government 58.0 55.8 - 55.5 -
3 Island Government of Curacao 18.3 3.8 26.2 -0.9 -4.7
4 Development projects 11.4 -9.7 - 0.4 3.6
5 Private sector 348.7 -20.1 -5.5 76.7 28.2
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4402.7 39.0 0.9 475.9 12.1
II Short term (net) foreign assets 717.9 65.9 10.1 129.4 22.0
III Central Government deposits 94.3 -15.6 -14.2 27.3 40.7
IV Island Governments deposits 146.7 21.3 17.0 84.2 134.7
V Private sector deposits 5752.9 99.7 1.8 577.8 11.2
of which: 1 demand deposits 2106.7 46.6 2.3 330.6 18.6
2 time deposits 2068.4 19.2 0.9 27.9 1.4
3 savings 1577.8 33.9 2.2 219.3 16.1
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 214.7 2.5 1.2 90.3 72.6
2 Bonds 1877.9 0.0 0.0 55.2 3.0
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 172.1 -0.4 -0.2 1.7 1.0
2 Bonds 1310.5 3.7 0.3 84.1 6.9
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 360.4 -47.9 -11.7 -22.0 -5.8
2 Island Governments 134.1 -35.1 -20.7 -78.2 -36.8
3 Private sector 4693.7 36.3 0.8 512.5 12.3
4 Miscellaneous -1320.9 21.0 -1.6 -267.4 25.4
II Total domestic factors 3867.3 -25.7 -0.7 144.9 3.9
III Net foreign assets 2528.9 112.7 4.7 542.2 27.3
IV Total money supply 6396.2 87.0 1.4 687.1 12.0
of which: 1 Money 2421.8 43.1 1.8 362.7 17.6
2 Near Money 3974.4 43.9 1.1 324.4 8.9
V Net international reserves 2528.9 112.7 4.7 542.2 27.3
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.75 2.75 5.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.50 3.50 5.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 5.58 4.54 5.25
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 5.55 5.75 7.52
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 5.26 6.25 7.68
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.77 7.00 7.30
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.31 2.32 2.82
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.33 4.40 4.46
3 Mortgages 8.05 8.08 8.20
4 Current account overdrafts 8.35 8.35 9.79
* 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: 24-Jun-2008

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