Selected Monetary Figures as per: December, 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 0.0 - 0.0 -
II Official Reserves 2010.7 104.0 5.5 390.1 24.1
III Banknotes issued 383.4 37.0 10.7 17.0 4.6
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 922.7 19.3 2.1 191.7 26.2
2 Central Government 91.7 11.0 13.6 82.4 886.0
3 Island Government of Curacao 5.4 -0.8 -12.9 -2.7 -33.3
4 Development projects 7.6 -4.6 -37.7 6.3 484.6
5 Private sector 359.1 6.3 1.8 77.6 27.6
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4783.7 26.7 0.6 509.1 11.9
II Short term (net) foreign assets 589.9 141.4 31.5 88.9 17.7
III Central Government deposits 131.9 23.1 21.2 4.0 3.1
IV Island Governments deposits 83.9 10.8 14.8 13.9 19.9
V Private sector deposits 6183.6 186.7 3.1 686.1 12.5
of which: 1 demand deposits 2258.0 135.4 6.4 303.5 15.5
2 time deposits 2205.6 19.7 0.9 193.1 9.6
3 savings 1720.0 31.6 1.9 189.5 12.4
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 167.7 -25.8 -13.3 -63.4 -27.4
2 Bonds 2059.1 72.8 3.7 186.2 9.9
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 185.1 -17.1 -8.5 21.3 13.0
2 Bonds 1357.2 39.8 3.0 48.2 3.7
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 428.4 40.4 10.4 33.5 8.5
2 Island Governments 273.7 -13.3 -4.6 40.3 17.3
3 Private sector 5091.4 42.9 0.8 558.5 12.3
4 Miscellaneous -1536.3 -96.0 6.7 -336.9 28.1
II Total domestic factors 4257.2 -26.0 -0.6 295.4 7.5
III Net foreign assets 2600.6 245.4 10.4 479.0 22.6
IV Total money supply 6857.8 219.4 3.3 774.4 12.7
of which: 1 Money 2896.4 248.7 9.4 597.8 26.0
2 Near Money 3961.4 -29.3 -0.7 176.6 4.7
V Net international reserves 2600.6 245.4 10.4 479.0 22.6
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 1.00 1.75 5.00
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 3.45 3.51 5.10
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.00 3.89 5.73
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 4.09 4.29 6.61
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.28 4.41 7.24
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.85 5.00 7.19
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.22 2.24 2.46
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 3.78 3.97 4.43
3 Mortgages 8.25 8.40 7.99
4 Current account overdrafts 8.25 8.46 8.89
* 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: 4-Mar-2009

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