JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S ASSETS
JULY - SEPTEMBER 2006
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Assets SEPTEMBER 2006
       
Cash 3,696.4 151.3
Balance with BOJ 75,384.0 3,085.1
Foreign Assets 90,298.1 3,695.4
Loans and Advances 143,400.2 5,868.6
To Private Sector 114,369.4 4,680.5
To Govt. 29,030.8 1,188.1
Jamaica Government 55,984.4 2,291.1
Treasury Bills 1,560.2 63.9
Securities 54,424.2 2,227.3
Cheques in course of collection 4,292.2 175.7
Other Assets 38,348.1 1,569.4
Total Domestic Assets 411,403.4 16,836.5
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S LIABILITIES
JULY - SEPTEMBER 2006
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Liabilities SEPTEMBER 2006
       
Deposits 268,345.9 10,981.9
Government 17,253.7 706.1
Demand 55,628.7 2,276.6
Savings 134,097.5 5,487.9
Time 61,366.0 2,511.4
Foreign Liabilities 55,210.6 2,259.5
Discount & Advances From BOJ 226.1 9.3
Loans & Advs. From Other Institutions 4,777.0 195.5
Cheques in Course of Payment 3,305.9 135.3
Other Liabilities 79,537.8 3,255.1
TOTAL LIABILITIES 411,403.4 16,836.5
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
JAMAICA'S COMMERCIAL BANK'S
SECTORAL DISTRIBUTION OF CREDIT: JULY - SEPTEMBER 2006
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Sectors SEPTEMBER 2006
       
Agriculture 1,803.8 73.8
Production 1,374.0 56.2
Marketing 116.6 4.8
Land Acquisition 313.3 12.8
Mining 628.1 25.7
Manufacturing 7,221.5 295.5
Sugar, Rum and Molasses 316.4 12.9
Food, Drink and Tobacco 3,471.9 142.1
Paper, Printing and Publishing 255.1 10.4
Textile, Leather and Footwear 188.3 7.7
Furniture, Fixture and Wood Products 150.4 6.2
Metal Products 241.4 9.9
Cement and Clay Products 909.7 37.2
Chemical and Chemical Products 63.0 2.6
Other 1,625.3 66.5
Construction and Land Development 7,105.1 290.8
Construction 6,723.9 275.2
Land Development 119.0 4.9
Land Acquisition 262.2 10.7
Financial Institutions 1,325.2 54.2
Transport, storage and Communication 3,542.9 145.0
Electricity, Gas and Water 133.1 5.4
Government Services 29,030.8 1,188.1
Central Government 5,945.8 243.3
Local Government 3.5 0.1
Selected Public Entities 10,999.8 450.2
Other Public Entities 12,081.7 494.4
Distribution 10,300.5 421.5
Tourism 22,099.0 904.4
Entertainment 316.5 13.0
Professional and Other Services 8,103.7 331.6
Personal 51,789.9 2,119.5
Local Resident 51,757.1 2,118.1
Overseas Residents 32.8 1.3
TOTAL 143,400.215 5,868.6
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, October 2006
JAMAICA'S MONETARY SURVEY: JULY - SEPTEMBER 2006
(JM$ MN) (EC$ MN)
       
Monetary Survey SEPTEMBER 2006
       
Net Foreign Assets 198,436.1 8,133.9
Domestic Credit 225,640.2 9,234.2
To Public Sector 120,748.6 4,941.6
To Private Sector 112,011.2 4,584.0
To Other Financial Institutions (net) (7,119.6) (291.4)
Money (M2) 234,147.6 9,582.4
Money Supply (M1) 73,050.3 2,989.6
Currency with the Public 28,447.0 1,164.2
Demand Deposits 44,603.3 1,825.4
Quasi-Money 161,097.3 6,592.8
Time Deposits 39,432.4 1,613.8
Savings Deposits 121,664.9 4,979.1
Other Items (Net) 189,928.8 7,785.7
       
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
JAMAICA'S
COMMERCIAL BANK'S INTEREST RATES
PERIOD ENDING SEPTEMBER 2006
(Percentage)
   
Period Ended
 
Savings
Min. 1.00
Max. 10.00
Average Savings Rate 5.36
Deposits
3 Months - 6 Months**
Min. 2.50
Max. 14.10
6 Months - 12 Months**
Min. 3.00
Max. 14.30
Average Lending Rate 21.80
   
Source: Bank of Jamaica's Statistical Digest, August 2007
Note: ** For deposits of $100,000 and over

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