Selected Monetary Figures as per: March, 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 - -15.6 -
II Official Reserves 2088.0 -28.1 -1.3 323.8 18.4
III Banknotes issued 348.5 -4.7 -1.3 20.4 6.2
IV Deposits of:
1 Banks 1086.4 153.7 16.5 311.7 40.2
2 Central Government 137.8 57.7 72.0 135.6 6163.6
3 Island Government of Curacao 1.4 -4.8 -77.4 -13.1 -90.3
4 Development projects 7.2 -0.2 -2.7 -13.9 -65.9
5 Private sector 198.8 -191.1 -49.0 -170.0 -46.1
V Loans to banks 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 -
B. COMMERCIAL BANKS:
I Loans to private sector 4933.1 45.7 0.9 569.4 13.0
II Short term (net) foreign assets 646.6 73.3 12.8 -5.4 -0.8
III Central Government deposits 130.4 6.9 5.6 20.5 18.7
IV Island Governments deposits 135.5 52.5 63.3 10.1 8.1
V Private sector deposits 6464.2 183.2 2.9 811.0 14.3
of which: 1 demand deposits 2313.2 2.6 0.1 253.1 12.3
2 time deposits 2329.2 149.3 6.8 280.0 13.7
3 savings 1821.8 31.3 1.7 277.9 18.0
C. GOVERNMENT LOANS ISSUED:
I Central Government:
1 Bills and notes 111.6 -10.8 -8.8 -100.6 -47.4
2 Bonds 2041.8 0.0 0.0 163.9 8.7
II Island Governments:
1 Bills and notes 227.3 14.9 7.0 54.8 31.8
2 Bonds 1317.0 -15.8 -1.2 10.2 0.8
D. MONETARY SURVEY:
I Factors affecting the money supply:
1 Central Government 338.0 -78.7 -18.9 -70.3 -17.2
2 Island Governments 211.0 -64.2 -23.3 41.8 24.7
3 Private sector 5235.2 32.1 0.6 577.8 12.4
4 Miscellaneous -1558.2 50.7 -3.2 -216.3 16.1
II Total domestic factors 4226.0 -60.1 -1.4 333.0 8.6
III Net foreign assets 2734.6 45.2 1.7 318.4 13.2
IV Total money supply 6960.6 -14.9 -0.2 651.4 10.3
of which: 1 Money 2809.6 -195.5 -6.5 430.9 18.1
2 Near Money 4151.0 180.6 4.5 220.5 5.6
V Net international reserves 2734.6 45.2 1.7 318.4 13.2
E. INTEREST RATES: % p.a. previous month previous year
I Pledging rate 1.00 1.00 2.75
II Treasury paper, 1 months (last issue) 0.75 2.91 3.50
III Treasury paper, 3 months (last issue) 0.83 4.04 4.54
IV Treasury paper, 6 months (last issue) 1.00 3.97 5.75
VI Treasury paper, 12 months (last issue) 3.00 4.25 6.25
VII Government bonds, effective yield (5 yrs.) 5.65 5.65 7.00
VIII Banks*: 1 Passbook savings 2.34 2.15 2.32
2 Time dep. 12 months, f.10.000 3.62 3.69 4.40
3 Mortgages 7.60 7.89 8.08
4 Current account overdrafts 7.99 7.84 8.35
* 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: 25-May-2009

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