JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S ASSETS
JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Assets MARCH 2007
       
Cash 4,806.7 197.0
Balance with BOJ 68,390.5 2,803.3
Foreign Assets 93,327.2 3,825.5
Loans and Advances 164,106.1 6,726.7
To Private Sector 133,626.5 5,477.3
To Govt. 30,479.5 1,249.4
Jamaica Government 61,284.1 2,512.0
Treasury Bills 1,023.1 41.9
Securities 60,261.0 2,470.1
Cheques in course of collection 7,924.7 324.8
Other Assets 39,615.5 1,623.8
Total Domestic Assets 439,454.8 18,013.2
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, May 2007
JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S LIABILITIES
JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Liabilities MARCH 2007
       
Deposits 281,934.6 11,556.4
Government 21,043.3 862.6
Demand 56,173.0 2,302.5
Savings 144,981.1 5,942.7
Time 59,737.2 2,448.6
Foreign Liabilities 59,656.7 2,445.3
Discount & Advances From BOJ 168.1 6.9
Loans & Advs. From Other Institutions 5,295.1 217.0
Cheques in Course of Payment 4,528.8 185.6
Other Liabilities 87,871.6 3,601.8
TOTAL LIABILITIES 439,454.8 18,013.2
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, May 2007
JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S
SECTORAL DISTRIBUTION OF CREDIT: JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Sectors MARCH 2007
       
Agriculture 2,660.0 109.0
Production 2,105.9 86.3
Marketing 125.3 5.1
Land Acquisition 428.8 17.6
Mining 602.8 24.7
Manufacturing 5,963.4 244.4
Sugar, Rum and Molasses 257.6 10.6
Food, Drink and Tobacco 1,936.7 79.4
Paper, Printing and Publishing 270.9 11.1
Textile, Leather and Footwear 175.0 7.2
Furniture, Fixture and Wood Products 128.9 5.3
Metal Products 271.7 11.1
Cement and Clay Products 1,169.0 47.9
Chemical and Chemical Products 58.0 2.4
Other 1,695.7 69.5
Construction and Land Development 9,337.8 382.8
Construction 8,798.4 360.6
Land Development 291.2 11.9
Land Acquisition 248.2 10.2
Financial Institutions 892.8 36.6
Transport, storage and Communication 4,899.6 200.8
Electricity, Gas and Water 123.7 5.1
Government Services 30,479.5 1,249.4
Central Government 5,197.0 213.0
Local Government 1.0 0.0
Selected Public Entities 11,457.3 469.6
Other Public Entities 13,824.3 566.7
Distribution 16,358.6 670.5
Tourism 24,010.6 984.2
Entertainment 284.0 11.6
Professional and Other Services 9,745.7 399.5
Personal 58,747.4 2,408.0
Local Resident 58,719.6 2,406.9
Overseas Residents 27.8 1.1
TOTAL 164,106.1 6,726.7
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, May 2007
JAMAICA'S MONETARY SURVEY: JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Monetary Survey MARCH 2007
       
Net Foreign Assets 210,177.3 8,615.1
Domestic Credit 250,973.7 10,287.4
To Public Sector 122,002.500 5,000.9
To Private Sector 133,348.3 5,465.9
To Other Financial Institutions (net) (4,377.1) (179.4)
Money (M2) 253,076.5 10,373.6
Money Supply (M1) 80,588.3 3,303.3
Currency with the Public 31,149.6 1,276.8
Demand Deposits 49,438.7 2,026.5
Quasi-Money 172,488.2 7,070.3
Time Deposits 40,076.8 1,642.7
Savings Deposits 132,411.4 5,427.5
Other Items (Net) 208,074.5 8,528.9
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, May 2007
JAMAICA'S
COMMERCIAL BANK'S INTEREST RATES
PERIOD ENDING MARCH 2007
(Percentage)
   
Period Ended MARCH 2007
   
Savings
Min. 1.00
Max. 10.00
Average Savings Rate 5.15
Deposits
3 Months - 6 Months**
Min. 2.50
Max. 14.10
6 Months - 12 Months**
Min. 3.00
Max. 14.30
Average Lending Rate 22.49
   
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, May 2007
Note: ** For deposits of $100,000 and over

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