Selected Monetary Figures as per: September, 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 27.4 27.4 - 26.9 -
II Official Reserves 1839.8 -24.8 -1.3 447.1 32.1
III Banknotes issued 327.1 -6.0 -1.8 18.5 6.0
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 899.8 33.8 3.9 239.5 36.3
2 Central Government 5.1 -7.3 -58.9 3.1 155.0
3 Island Government of Curacao 3.1 -3.0 -49.2 2.1 210.0
4 Development projects 12.5 0.0 0.0 4.1 48.8
5 Private sector 371.2 -25.9 -6.5 123.2 49.7
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4635.6 54.9 1.2 485.6 11.7
II Short term (net) foreign assets 571.2 -30.3 -5.0 67.0 13.3
III Central Government deposits 98.8 31.3 46.4 30.9 45.5
IV Island Governments deposits 77.9 1.6 2.1 31.6 68.3
V Private sector deposits 6017.4 67.5 1.1 725.6 13.7
of which: 1 demand deposits 2080.9 4.0 0.2 286.4 16.0
2 time deposits 2246.1 26.4 1.2 228.0 11.3
3 savings 1690.4 37.1 2.2 211.2 14.3
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 251.6 -1.7 -0.7 32.9 15.0
2 Bonds 1831.6 0.0 0.0 32.8 1.8
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 189.0 10.0 5.6 31.0 19.6
2 Bonds 1319.0 -0.8 -0.1 78.8 6.4
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 456.5 12.6 2.8 66.0 16.9
2 Island Governments 276.6 10.2 3.8 40.3 17.1
3 Private sector 4919.9 46.7 1.0 501.3 11.3
4 Miscellaneous -1397.0 26.0 -1.8 -254.3 22.3
II Total domestic factors 4256.0 95.5 2.3 353.3 9.1
III Net foreign assets 2411.0 -55.1 -2.2 514.1 27.1
IV Total money supply 6667.0 40.4 0.6 867.4 15.0
of which: 1 Money 2444.1 -14.0 -0.6 365.8 17.6
2 Near Money 4222.9 54.4 1.3 501.6 13.5
V Net international reserves 2411.0 -55.1 -2.2 514.1 27.1
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 2.50 2.50 5.25
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.51 4.02 5.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.04 3.79 6.87
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.29 4.39 7.79
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.44 4.71 7.53
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.00 5.00 7.38
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.29 2.27 2.67
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 4.11 4.12 4.27
3 Mortgages 8.55 8.22 8.16
4 Current account overdrafts 8.34 8.55 9.03
* 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: 12-Nov-2008

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