Selected Monetary Figures as per: August, 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 -16.2 -100.0 -20.7 -100.0
II Official Reserves 1864.6 55.9 3.1 498.3 36.5
III Banknotes issued 333.1 1.6 0.5 26.1 8.5
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 866.0 15.1 1.8 203.6 30.7
2 Central Government 12.4 11.3 1027.3 10.2 463.6
3 Island Government of Curacao 6.1 2.1 52.5 3.1 103.3
4 Development projects 12.5 -0.6 -4.6 4.1 48.8
5 Private sector 397.1 3.3 0.8 147.8 59.3
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4580.7 53.7 1.2 506.6 12.4
II Short term (net) foreign assets 601.5 -48.3 -7.4 74.5 14.1
III Central Government deposits 67.5 -13.0 -16.1 -5.6 -7.7
IV Island Governments deposits 66.8 -18.1 -21.3 18.4 38.0
V Private sector deposits 5959.4 36.6 0.6 706.3 13.4
of which: 1 demand deposits 2076.9 -9.2 -0.4 311.4 17.6
2 time deposits 2229.2 41.7 1.9 218.4 10.9
3 savings 1653.3 4.1 0.2 176.5 12.0
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 253.3 41.8 19.8 73.6 41.0
2 Bonds 1831.6 -21.3 -1.1 32.8 1.8
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 179.0 6.0 3.5 10.7 6.4
2 Bonds 1319.8 -0.8 -0.1 50.7 4.0
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 443.9 -2.3 -0.5 36.4 8.9
2 Island Governments 275.9 23.8 9.4 23.0 9.1
3 Private sector 4873.2 57.9 1.2 563.2 13.1
4 Miscellaneous -1423.0 -49.9 3.6 -325.9 29.7
II Total domestic factors 4170.0 29.5 0.7 296.7 7.7
III Net foreign assets 2466.1 7.6 0.3 572.8 30.3
IV Total money supply 6636.1 37.1 0.6 869.5 15.1
of which: 1 Money 2458.1 0.3 0.0 408.1 19.9
2 Near Money 4178.0 36.8 0.9 461.4 12.4
V Net international reserves 2466.1 7.6 0.3 572.8 30.3
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) 4.02 3.21 5.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 3.79 4.04 6.05
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.39 4.60 7.79
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.71 4.71 7.53
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.00 5.00 7.38
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.27 2.28 2.76
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.12 4.20 4.31
3 Mortgages 8.22 8.15 8.25
4 Current account overdrafts 8.55 8.42 9.30
* 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-Oct-2008

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