THE BAHAMAS' COMMERCIAL BANK'S ASSETS
JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(B$ MN) (EC$ MN)
     
Assets Mar-07
     
Till Cash 60.3 162.8
Balance with Central Bank 420.4 1,135.0
Securities 604.3 1,631.6
Central Government 465.6 1,257.1
Treasury Bills 18.9 51.0
Other 446.7 1,206.1
Rest of Public Sector 118.4 319.7
Private Sector 20.3 54.8
Loans and Advances 6,098.8 16,466.8
Government 107.7 290.7
Public corporation 253.7 684.9
Other 5,737.5 15,491.3
Other Assets 742.5 2,004.6
Total Domestic Assets 7,926.2 21,400.8
     
Source: The Central Bank of The Bahamas - Quarterly Statistical Digest August 2007
THE BAHAMAS' COMMERCIAL BANK'S LIABILITIES
JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(B$ MN) (EC$ MN)
     
Liabilities Mar-07
     
Resident Deposits 5,186.2 14,002.8
Demand 1,217.7 3,287.8
Government 57.4 155.0
Other 1,160.3 3,132.8
Savings 988.4 2,668.7
Fixed 2,980.1 8,046.4
Due to Central Bank 0.8 2.2
Capital and Surplus Accounts 1,501.3 4,053.6
Other Liabilities 480.9 1,298.5
Total Domestic liabilities 7,169.3 19,357.2
Net Foreign Assets (756.9) (2,043.6)
TOTAL LIABILITIES 7,926.2 21,400.8
     
Source: The Central Bank of The Bahamas - Quarterly Statistical Digest August 2007
THE BAHAMAS' COMMERCIAL BANK'S
SECTORAL DISTRIBUTION OF CREDIT: JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(B$ MN) (EC$ MN)
     
Sectors Mar-07
     
Agriculture 10.3 27.7
Fisheries 15.5 41.9
Mining and Quarrying 0.2 0.7
Manufacturing 37.8 102.0
Distribution 187.6 506.4
Tourism 33.3 90.0
Entertainment and Catering 24.4 65.8
Transport 16.9 45.7
Construction 297.2 802.4
Government 88.7 239.4
Rest of Public sector 34.6 93.5
Private Financial Inst. 25.3 68.2
Professional and Other Services 142.7 385.3
Personal 4,133.6 11,160.7
Miscellaneous 315.6 852.0
TOTAL 5,363.7 14,482.0
     
Source: The Central Bank of The Bahamas - Quarterly Statistical Digest August 2007
THE BAHAMAS' MONETARY SURVEY: JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(B$ MN) (EC$ MN)
     
Monetary Survey Mar-07
     
Banking System Net Foreign Assets -84.1 -227.1
Domestic Credit 6,650.8 17,957.0
Government (net) 658.9 1,779.0
Private Sector 5,611.8 15,151.9
Other Public Sector (net) 380.0 1,026.0
Total Monetary Liabilities (M2) 5,243.0 14,156.1
Money Supply (M1) 1,254.3 3,386.6
Currency in Active Circulation 216.1 583.5
Demand Deposits 1,038.2 2,803.1
Quasi-Money 3,988.7 10,769.5
Time Deposits 2,842.2 7,673.9
Savings Deposits 986.0 2,662.2
Foreign Currency Deposits 160.5 433.4
Other Items (Net) 1,323.7 3,573.8
     
Source: The Central Bank of The Bahamas - Quarterly Statistical Digest August 2007
THE BAHAMAS'
COMMERCIAL BANK'S INTEREST RATES
JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(Percentage)
     
Period Ended Mar-07
     
Savings 2.00
Deposits
3 Months 3.58
6 Months 3.75
12 Months 4.21
Prime Lending .
     
Source: The Central Bank of The Bahamas - Quarterly Statistical Digest August 2007

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