JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S ASSETS
JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Assets MARCH 2007
       
Cash              4,806.7                 191.8
Balance with BOJ            68,390.5              2,728.3
Foreign Assets            93,327.2              3,723.2
Loans and Advances         164,106.1              6,546.8
To Private Sector         133,626.5              5,330.8
To Govt.            30,479.5              1,215.9
Jamaica Government            61,284.1              2,444.8
Treasury Bills              1,023.1                    40.8
Securities            60,261.0              2,404.0
Cheques in course of collection              7,924.7                 316.1
Other Assets            39,615.5              1,580.4
Total Domestic Assets         439,454.8            17,531.4
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S LIABILITIES
JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Liabilities MARCH 2007
       
Deposits         281,934.6            11,247.4
Government            21,043.3                 839.5
Demand            56,173.0              2,240.9
Savings         144,981.1              5,783.8
Time            59,737.2              2,383.1
Foreign Liabilities            59,656.7              2,379.9
Discount & Advances From BOJ                 168.1                      6.7
Loans & Advs. From Other Institutions              5,295.1                 211.2
Cheques in Course of Payment               4,528.8                 180.7
Other Liabilities            87,871.6              3,505.5
TOTAL LIABILITIES         439,454.8            17,531.4
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S
 SECTORAL DISTRIBUTION OF CREDIT: JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Sectors MARCH 2007
       
Agriculture              2,660.0                 106.1
   Production              2,105.9                    84.0
   Marketing                  125.3                      5.0
   Land Acquisition                 428.8                    17.1
Mining                 602.8                    24.0
Manufacturing              5,963.4                 237.9
  Sugar, Rum and Molasses                 257.6                    10.3
  Food, Drink and Tobacco              1,936.7                    77.3
  Paper, Printing and Publishing                 270.9                    10.8
  Textile, Leather and Footwear                 175.0                      7.0
  Furniture, Fixture and Wood Products                 128.9                      5.1
  Metal Products                 271.7                    10.8
  Cement and Clay Products              1,169.0                    46.6
  Chemical and Chemical Products                    58.0                      2.3
  Other              1,695.7                    67.6
Construction and Land Development               9,337.8                 372.5
  Construction              8,798.4                 351.0
  Land Development                 291.2                    11.6
  Land Acquisition                 248.2                      9.9
Financial Institutions                 892.8                    35.6
Transport, storage and Communication              4,899.6                 195.5
Electricity, Gas and Water                 123.7                      4.9
Government Services            30,479.5              1,215.9
  Central Government              5,197.0                 207.3
  Local Government                      1.0                      0.0
  Selected Public Entities            11,457.3                 457.1
  Other Public Entities            13,824.3                 551.5
Distribution            16,358.6                 652.6
Tourism            24,010.6                 957.9
Entertainment                 284.0                    11.3
Professional and Other Services              9,745.7                 388.8
Personal             58,747.4              2,343.6
  Local Resident            58,719.6              2,342.5
  Overseas Residents                    27.8                      1.1
TOTAL         164,106.1              6,546.8
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, April 2007
 JAMAICA'S MONETARY SURVEY: JANUARY - MARCH 2007
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Monetary Survey MARCH 2007
       
Net Foreign Assets         210,177.3              8,384.7
Domestic Credit         250,973.7            10,012.2
 To Public Sector         122,002.5              4,867.1
 To Private Sector         133,348.3              5,319.7
 To Other Financial Institutions (net)            (4,377.1)                (174.6)
Money (M2)         253,076.5            10,096.1
 Money Supply (M1)            80,588.3              3,215.0
   Currency with the Public            31,149.6              1,242.7
   Demand Deposits            49,438.7              1,972.3
 Quasi-Money         172,488.2              6,881.2
   Time Deposits            40,076.8              1,598.8
   Savings Deposits         132,411.4              5,282.4
Other Items (Net)         208,074.5              8,300.8
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 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, August 2007
Note:     ** For deposits of $100,000 and over