Selected Monetary Figures as per: July, 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 16.2 2.1 - 14.2 710.0
II Official Reserves 1808.7 48.8 2.8 412.5 29.5
III Banknotes issued 331.5 -5.0 -1.5 21.6 7.0
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 850.9 -4.3 -0.5 189.2 28.6
2 Central Government 1.1 -0.4 -26.7 -0.4 -26.7
3 Island Government of Curacao 4.0 -4.5 -52.9 -8.6 -68.3
4 Development projects 13.1 0.2 - 4.7 56.0
5 Private sector 393.8 51.3 15.0 125.9 47.0
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4527.0 65.1 1.5 489.5 12.1
II Short term (net) foreign assets 649.8 -30.0 -4.4 116.2 21.8
III Central Government deposits 80.5 -16.4 -16.9 13.9 20.9
IV Island Governments deposits 84.9 -16.8 -16.5 32.9 63.3
V Private sector deposits 5922.8 89.4 1.5 666.0 12.7
of which: 1 demand deposits 2086.1 8.7 0.4 251.3 13.7
2 time deposits 2187.5 60.6 2.8 134.6 6.6
3 savings 1649.2 20.1 1.2 280.1 20.5
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 211.5 -8.3 -3.8 20.1 10.5
2 Bonds 1852.9 0.0 0.0 54.1 3.0
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 173.0 0.6 0.3 5.6 3.3
2 Bonds 1320.6 11.6 0.9 50.8 4.0
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 446.2 14.2 3.3 48.5 12.2
2 Island Governments 252.1 57.1 29.3 15.1 6.4
3 Private sector 4815.3 65.1 1.4 549.2 12.9
4 Miscellaneous -1373.1 -26.2 1.9 -328.8 31.5
II Total domestic factors 4140.5 110.2 2.7 284.0 7.4
III Net foreign assets 2458.5 18.8 0.8 528.7 27.4
IV Total money supply 6599.0 129.1 2.0 812.7 14.0
of which: 1 Money 2457.8 57.7 2.4 331.5 15.6
2 Near Money 4141.2 71.4 1.8 481.2 13.1
V Net international reserves 2458.5 18.8 0.8 528.7 27.4
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.50 2.50 5.50
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.21 3.50 5.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.04 4.00 6.05
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.60 4.30 7.79
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.71 4.80 8.11
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.00 5.00 7.38
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.28 2.29 2.81
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.20 4.30 4.35
3 Mortgages 8.15 8.19 8.15
4 Current account overdrafts 8.42 8.35 9.31
* 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-Sep-2008

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