Selected Monetary Figures as per: February, 2009
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 2116.1 139.3 7.0 365.3 20.9
III Banknotes issued 353.2 -0.4 -0.1 27.6 8.5
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 932.7 -40.6 -4.2 175.5 23.2
2 Central Government 80.1 31.7 65.5 68.0 562.0
3 Island Government of Curacao 6.2 1.7 37.8 -3.6 -36.7
4 Development projects 7.4 -0.2 -2.6 5.9 393.3
5 Private sector 389.9 53.7 16.0 8.1 2.1
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4887.4 57.1 1.2 579.4 13.4
II Short term (net) foreign assets 573.3 53.2 10.2 -51.1 -8.2
III Central Government deposits 123.5 -14.3 -10.4 -2.4 -1.9
IV Island Governments deposits 83.0 -10.0 -10.8 -2.7 -3.2
V Private sector deposits 6281.0 82.5 1.3 673.2 12.0
of which: 1 demand deposits 2310.6 50.7 2.2 270.7 13.3
2 time deposits 2179.9 -6.0 -0.3 150.5 7.4
3 savings 1790.5 37.8 2.2 252.0 16.4
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 122.4 -10.3 -7.8 -101.3 -45.3
2 Bonds 2041.8 -17.3 -0.8 163.9 8.7
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 212.4 1.6 0.8 40.9 23.8
2 Bonds 1332.8 -0.8 -0.1 25.3 1.9
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 416.7 -52.4 -11.2 11.7 2.9
2 Island Governments 275.2 21.3 8.4 65.1 31.0
3 Private sector 5203.1 69.3 1.3 587.7 12.7
4 Miscellaneous -1608.9 -95.9 6.3 -282.0 21.3
II Total domestic factors 4286.1 -57.7 -1.3 382.5 9.8
III Net foreign assets 2689.4 192.5 7.7 314.2 13.2
IV Total money supply 6975.5 134.8 2.0 696.7 11.1
of which: 1 Money 3005.1 112.0 3.9 644.0 27.3
2 Near Money 3970.4 22.8 0.6 52.7 1.3
V Net international reserves 2689.4 192.5 7.7 314.2 13.2
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 1.00 1.00 3.25
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 2.91 4.01 3.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 4.04 4.04 5.25
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 3.97 4.34 6.24
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 4.25 4.25 6.61
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.65 5.65 7.13
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.15 2.19 2.35
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 3.69 3.74 4.47
3 Mortgages 7.89 8.10 8.00
4 Current account overdrafts 7.84 8.02 8.57
* 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: 16-Apr-2009

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