JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S ASSETS
JANUARY - MARCH 2006
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Assets MARCH 2006
       
Cash 3,519.6 145.3
Balance with BOJ 66,793.0 2,758.4
Foreign Assets 83,846.4 3,462.6
Loans and Advances 131,963.6 5,449.7
To Private Sector 102,911.4 4,249.9
To Govt. 29,052.2 1,199.8
Jamaica Government 56,144.6 2,318.6
Treasury Bills 1,149.3 47.5
Securities 54,995.3 2,271.1
Cheques in course of collection 7,331.1 302.8
Other Assets 36,161.2 1,493.4
Total Domestic Assets 385,759.488 15,930.7
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S LIABILITIES
JANUARY - MARCH 2006
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Liabilities MARCH 2006
       
Deposits 255,315.4 10,543.8
Government 15,034.4 620.9
Demand 52,078.3 2,150.7
Savings 128,324.8 5,299.4
Time 59,878.0 2,472.8
Foreign Liabilities 41,797.7 1,726.1
Discount & Advances From BOJ 174.6 7.2
Loans & Advs. From Other Institutions 4,896.5 202.2
Cheques in Course of Payment 3,450.9 142.5
Other Liabilities 80,124.4 3,308.9
TOTAL LIABILITIES 385,759.488 15,930.7
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S
SECTORAL DISTRIBUTION OF CREDIT: JANUARY - MARCH 2006
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Sectors MARCH 2006
       
Agriculture 1,866.5 77.1
Production 1,449.8 59.9
Marketing 174.3 7.2
Land Acquisition 242.4 10.0
Mining 361.1 14.9
Manufacturing 4,878.2 201.5
Sugar, Rum and Molasses 299.0 12.3
Food, Drink and Tobacco 1,754.9 72.5
Paper, Printing and Publishing 255.2 10.5
Textile, Leather and Footwear 187.4 7.7
Furniture, Fixture and Wood Products 79.9 3.3
Metal Products 205.4 8.5
Cement and Clay Products 586.3 24.2
Chemical and Chemical Products 139.7 5.8
Other 1,370.5 56.6
Construction and Land Development 5,838.0 241.1
Construction 5,477.3 226.2
Land Development 119.4 4.9
Land Acquisition 241.4 10.0
Financial Institutions 1,359.1 56.1
Transport, storage and Communication 5,191.5 214.4
Electricity, Gas and Water 747.7 30.9
Government Services 29,052.2 1,199.8
Central Government 7,153.0 295.4
Local Government 3.4 0.1
Selected Public Entities 9,690.6 400.2
Other Public Entities 12,205.2 504.0
Distribution 9,761.2 403.1
Tourism 20,887.6 862.6
Entertainment 282.8 11.7
Professional and Other Services 8,108.7 334.9
Personal 43,629.0 1,801.7
Local Resident 43,614.1 1,801.1
Overseas Residents 14.9 0.6
TOTAL 131,963.576 5,449.7
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, April 2006
JAMAICA'S MONETARY SURVEY: JANUARY - MARCH 2006
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Monetary Survey MARCH 2006
       
Net Foreign Assets 196,746.0 8,125.0
Domestic Credit 229,523.7 9,478.7
To Public Sector 133,051.7 5,494.6
To Private Sector 100,693.4 4,158.3
To Other Financial Institutions (net) (4,221.3) (174.3)
Money (M2) 228,027.7 9,416.9
Money Supply (M1) 69,781.4 2,881.8
Currency with the Public 26,194.8 1,081.8
Demand Deposits 43,586.6 1,800.0
Quasi-Money 158,246.3 6,535.1
Time Deposits 41,431.3 1,711.0
Savings Deposits 116,815.0 4,824.1
Other Items (Net) 198,242.0 8,186.8
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
JAMAICA'S
COMMERCIAL BANK'S INTEREST RATES
PERIOD ENDING MARCH 2006
(Percentage)
   
Period Ended
 
Savings
Min. 1.00
Max. 10.00
Average Savings Rate 5.30
Deposits
3 Months - 6 Months**
Min. 2.50
Max. 14.10
9 Months - 12 Months**
Min. 3.00
Max. 14.30
Average Lending Rate 21.84
   
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
Note: ** For deposits of $100,000 and over

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