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Financial Sector

Depository Corporations Survey
SCR Million Oct 2014 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 Jan 2015 Feb 2015 More Info
Depository Corporations Survey DC Survey
Net foreign assets 9,525.75 9,626.32 9,592.29 9,712.65 9,509.53
Net domestic assets 5,877.69 5,810.96 6,074.17 6,019.89 5,898.57
Net claims on central government 1,428.72 1,307.32 1,415.69 1,287.88 1,201.41
Claims on parastatals 277.97 279.11 272.16 360.14 346.00
Claims on private sector 4,171.00 4,224.54 4,386.32 4,371.86 4,351.17
Money supply, M3 1/ 11,548.31 11,744.57 11,754.59 11,944.81 11,836.99
Broad money, M2 660,276.00 6,718.52 6,861.57 6,776.71 6,820.03
Money, M1 3,304.83 3,407.39 3,586.94 3,500.64 3,531.25
Quasi-money 3,297.93 3,311.13 3,274.63 3,276.06 3,288.78
Foreign Currency Deposits 4,945.55 5,026.05 4,893.03 5,168.10 5,016.96
Other items net (net liabilities) 3,855.12 3,692.71 3,911.87 3,787.73 3,571.11
Central Bank Survey
SCR Million Oct 2014 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 Jan 2015 Feb 2015 More Info
Central Bank Survey CBS Survey
Reserve Money 2/ 2,426.69 2,473.95 2,387.59 2,390.51 2,464.62
Currency in circulation 957.93 946.78 1,017.59 976.20 958.15
Other depository corporations’ reserves 1,468.76 1,527.18 1,370.00 1,414.32 1,506.47
Net foreign assets 5,821.92 5,969.22 5,906.19 5,836.37 5,836.37
Net domestic assets -1,996.36 -1,840.89 -1,489.09 -1,622.46 -1,944.33
Net claims on central government -1,996.36 -1,840.89 -1,489.09 -1,622.46 -1,944.33
Other items net (net liabilities) 1,398.37 1,654.38 2,029.51 1,823.40 1,427.42
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted)
Percentage ( % ) Oct 2014 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 Jan 2015 Feb 2015 More Info
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted) Interest Rates
Savings Deposit Rate 2.77 2.75 2.31 2.31 2.31
Time Deposit Rate
3 months to 6 months 2.67 3.24 3.72 4.04 4.27
6 months < 12 months 3.58 4.45 4.65 4.73 4.72
Average lending rate 3/ 11.88 11.99 12.05 12.03 12.13
Treasury Bill Rate (tender issue)
91-day 11.11 6.56 5.39 6.09 6.27
182-day 13.97 6.63 4.86 6.83 8.83
365-day 14.91 7.00 5.52 7.85 8.86
Financial Soundness Indicators ( FSI )
Percentage ( % ) Aug 14 Sep 14 Oct 14 Nov 14 Dec 14 More Info
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to risk-weighted assets 20.1 17.5 16.9 16.6 16.3
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to assets 9.5 8.6 8.4 8.5 8.5
Nonperforming loans net of provisions to capital 11.0 15.0 15.0 15.2 15.2
Nonperforming loans to total gross loans 7.5 8.3 8.2 8.4 8.2
Return on assets 1.7 1.9 2.2 2.4 2.6
Liquid assets to short-term liabilities 64.2 57.7 61.7 61.1 60.0
Net open position in foreign exchange to capital 1.1 4.3 4.9 4.3 8.8

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1/ M3 (in which is M2p plus Foreign Currency Deposits) is the broadest measure of liquidity in Seychelles' monetary survey.

2/ Reserve Money is equal to Monetary Base

3/ The average lending rate is the consolidated lending rate of all commercial banks at the end of the period



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Fiscal Sector

Government Budget (R million)
Monthly Sep 2014 Oct 2014 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 Jan 2015 More Info
Government Budget (R million)
Revenue & Grants 471.0 529.9 472.6 810.1 419.5
Total Revenue 462.1 523.0 461.0 693.6 418.8
Tax 424.5 449.7 432.1 596.4 390.0
Non-tax 37.6 73.2 28.9 97.2 28.7
Grants 8.9 7.0 11.6 116.5 0.7
Expenditure and Net Lending 419.5 582.0 452.0 937.5 287.6
Current Expenditure 360.5 544.8 381.0 477.8 277.4
Primary Current Expenditure 325.3 511.8 356.5 448.5 267.9
Wages and Salaries 106.1 116.7 103.2 111.8 79.9
Goods and Services 96.8 129.4 108.9 161.2 35.8
Interest due 35.3 33.0 24.6 29.3 9.6
External 2.3 5.8 0.1 17.2 2.6
Domestic 33.0 27.2 24.4 12.1 6.9
Transfers 121.9 262.9 143.4 175.1 146.5
Social program of Central Government 24.3 41.3 25.6 54.2 31.2
Transfers to public sector from Central Government 56.5 175.2 61.5 73.2 73.4
Benefits and approved programs of SSF 41.1 46.4 56.3 47.8 41.8
Benefits payment of SPF 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other 0.5 2.8 1.1 0.3 5.7
Capital Expenditure 58.1 36.8 69.5 341.7 8.8
Net Lending 0.1 0.1 1.4 110.4 0.0
Contingency 0.8 0.3 0.0 7.5 1.4
Stabilisation Fund 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Primary balance, Accrual basis (GFS)
including grants 86.8 -19.1 45.1 -98.1 141.5
in percent of GDP 0.5% -0.1% 0.3% -0.5% 0.7%
Excluding grants 77.9 -26.0 33.5 -214.6 140.8
in percent of GDP 0.5% -0.2% 0.2% -1.2% 0.7%
Overall balance, Accrual basis (GFS) 51.5 -52.1 20.6 -127.4 131.9
in percent of GDP 0.3% -0.3% 0.1% -0.7% 0.7%

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Real Sector

Real Sector Data
Monthly Oct 2014 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 Jan 2015 Feb 2015 More Info
Real Sector
Tourism
Visitor Arrivals 23,312 19,915 22,004 17,415 23,372
Tourism Earnings (R million) 10/
Inflation rate (%)
12-month average 1.9 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.5
Year-on-year 0.8 0.2 0.5 2.9 3.7
Month-on-Month 0.2 -0.6 0.4 2.6 0.6

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External Sector

Merchandise Trade
USD Million Aug 14 Sep 14 Oct 14 Nov 14 Dec 14 More Info
Trade Balance 143,907.00 114,647.00 100,968.00 122,181.00 179,765.00 -
Merchandise Imports 542,356.00 752,289.00 762,080.00 714,886.00 738,176.00 -
Merchandise Exports 686,263.00 637,642.00 661,112.00 592,705.00 558,411.00 -
External Debt
Q2 2012 Q3 2012 Q4 2012 Q1 2013 Q2 2013 More Info
External Debt ( USD Million ) 1,929.00 2,066.00 1,924.00 1,430.00 1,463.00 -
International Reserves Template
International Reserves TemplateUSD millionFeb/14 IRT
  
Balance of Payments
Quaterly 2013 Q4 2014 Q1 2014 Q2 2014 Q3 2014 Q4 More Info
(USD million) BOP
Current Account (net) -71.7 -48.9 -49.2 -98.6 -104.7
Goods (net) -114.1 -118.4 -116.2 -163.7 -143.6
Credits 157.8 135 145.6 128.7 129.7
Debits 271.9 253.5 261.8 292.4 273.3
Services (net) 52.6 100.7 85 83.2 55.5
Transportation (net) 0.8 2.7 2.1 5 8.3
Travel (net) 74.6 107.2 88.4 90.1 75
Insurance (net) -1.3 -1.3 -1.4 -1.7 -1.6
Royalties and license fees (net) -0.2 0.1 -1.2 -0.3 -0.2
Construction (net) 2.1 1.5 1.5 2.5 3.6
Government services (net) 1.3 3.9 1.2 -0.6 1.4
Other services (net) -22.5 -12.1 -5 -8.4 -25.4
Primary Income (net) -12.4 -27.4 -15.1 -22.5 -21.6
Secondary Income (net) 2.2 -3.7 -2.9 4.4 5
Capital and Financial Account 68 47.8 17.3 132.9 105.5
Capital Account 5.6 6.3 27 4.6 1.1
Financial Account -62.4 -41.5 9.7 -128.3 -104.4
Direct investment (net) -60.6 -40.7 -36.7 -69.8 -73.4
Other investment (net) -36.2 -52.3 89.1 -93.6 -30.4
Overall Balance -31.5 -28.1 -12 -3 1.4
Financing of Overall Balance 31.5 28.1 12 3 -1.4
Reserve assets (increase = sign -) 31.5 28.1 12 3 -1.4
Arrears - - - - -

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International Investment Position
Quaterly 2014 Q1 2014 Q2 2014 Q3 2014 Q4
Foreign assets IIP
Direct Investment 98.8 103.0 104.2 105.5 -
Portfolio Investment 186.8 132.0 151.7 146.5 -
Equity Securities - - - - -
Debt Securities 186.8 132.0 151.7 146.5 -
Other Investment 504.0 506.0 426.4 442.6 -
Reserve Assets 457.3 473.0 466.8 464.3 -
Foreign Liabilities -
Direct Investment 1,681.3 1,689.5 1,703.7 1,718.6 -
Portfolio Investment 169.9 169.9 169.9 169.8 -
Equity Securities - - - - -
Debt Securities 169.9 169.9 169.9 169.8 -
Other Investment 934.8 873.6 980.5 1,119.9 -
Net Foreign Assets - - - - -
Exchange Rates
Exchange Rates 4/ Exchange Rates
Exchange Rates 4/
SCR per US$ 5/ 14.0454 14.1424 14.0389 14.0441 13.7675
SCR per US$ 6/ 13.7813 14.0737 14.0951 14.0084 13.8247
SCR per Euro 5/ 17.6804 17.6183 17.0480 15.7918 15.4547
SCR per Euro 6/ 17.4716 17.6021 17.3723 16.3150 15.7065
SCR per £ 5/ 22.3382 22.2099 21.7060 21.1504 21.1942
SCR per £ 6/ 22.0326 22.1922 21.9494 21.1622 21.1796
Gross official reserves
Gross official reserves 459.5 406.5 464.3 461.0 412.9 Reserve Assets
In months of imports, c.i.f. 4.0 3.6 4.1 4.0 3.6

(*)Based on Balance of Payments Manual 6 (BPM6) definition

(1) The statistics for each quarter are the values as of the last day of the quarter; the first quarter ends on March 31; the second quarter ends on June 30; the third quarter ends on September 30; and the fourth quarter ends on December 31 of the year.

(2) Data may not sum to stated totals due to rounding.

4/ The Exchange Rate regime was changed from a basket peg to a float as of November 1st 2008.

5/ End of period data

6/ Period average.

7/ Tourism earnings cover only foreign exchange converted into domestic currency at commercial banks.

As such, they do not represent total foreign exchange inflows generated by the tourism sector.

Sources: Central Bank of Seychelles; Ministry of Finance, National Statistics Bureau & Employment Division

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