Selected Monetary Figures as per: May, 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 4.9 4.9 - -6.8 -
II Official Reserves 1811.3 0.3 0.0 388.1 27.3
III Banknotes issued 336.9 -18.1 -5.1 30.3 9.9
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 855.4 52.9 6.6 153.0 21.8
2 Central Government 1.7 -56.3 - -0.8 -
3 Island Government of Curacao 16.2 -2.1 -11.5 3.1 23.7
4 Development projects 12.9 1.5 - 0.6 4.9
5 Private sector 364.4 15.7 4.5 97.2 36.4
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4444.0 41.3 0.9 487.8 12.3
II Short term (net) foreign assets 682.2 -35.7 -5.0 100.0 17.2
III Central Government deposits 99.0 4.7 5.0 34.5 53.5
IV Island Governments deposits 124.6 -22.1 -15.1 68.0 120.1
V Private sector deposits 5782.4 29.5 0.5 586.7 11.3
of which: 1 demand deposits 2059.2 -47.5 -2.3 236.3 13.0
2 time deposits 2112.1 43.7 2.1 100.8 5.0
3 savings 1611.1 33.3 2.1 249.6 18.3
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 219.7 5.0 2.3 91.8 71.8
2 Bonds 1852.9 -25.0 -1.3 34.9 1.9
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 171.9 -0.2 -0.1 15.1 9.6
2 Bonds 1309.7 -0.8 -0.1 74.0 6.0
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 414.8 54.4 15.1 8.0 2.0
2 Island Governments 160.6 26.5 19.8 -21.6 -11.9
3 Private sector 4735.9 42.2 0.9 528.2 12.6
4 Miscellaneous -1366.7 -45.8 3.5 -284.7 26.3
II Total domestic factors 3944.6 77.3 2.0 229.9 6.2
III Net foreign assets 2493.5 -35.4 -1.4 488.1 24.3
IV Total money supply 6438.1 41.9 0.7 718.0 12.6
of which: 1 Money 2395.7 -26.1 -1.1 291.4 13.8
2 Near Money 4042.4 68.0 1.7 426.6 11.8
V Net international reserves 2493.5 -35.4 -1.4 488.1 24.3
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.50 2.75 5.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.50 3.50 5.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.04 5.58 6.09
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.60 5.55 6.19
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.80 5.26 7.53
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.00 5.77 7.30
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.30 2.31 2.82
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.25 4.33 4.42
3 Mortgages 8.14 8.05 8.24
4 Current account overdrafts 8.53 8.35 9.69
* 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: 17-Jul-2008

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