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Financial Sector

Depository Corporations Survey
SCR Million Mar 2016 Apr 2016 May 2016 Jun 2016 Jul 2016 More Info
Depository Corporations Survey DC Survey
Net foreign assets 10,125.39 10,199.83 10,642.39 10,056.45 9,999.15
Net domestic assets 6,412.83 6,227.27 6,250.69 6,473.09 6,510.26
Net claims on central government 1,172.52 963.54 1,030.95 1,248.11 1,260.67
Claims on parastatals 568.37 558.45 534.46 530.74 529.81
Claims on private sector 4,671.93 4,705.28 4,685.28 4,694.24 4,719.79
Broad Money, M3 1/ 12,894.76 12,941.92 12,977.83 12,636.29 12,721.32
Money, M2 7,537.94 7,571.06 7,588.65 7,551.07 7,643.95
Money, M1 3,989.61 3,983.02 3,992.28 3,962.27 3,978.84
Quasi-money 3,548.33 3,588.04 3,596.37 3,588.09 3,655.11
Foreign Currency Deposits 5,356.82 5,370.86 5,389.18 5,085.93 5,077.37
Other items net (net liabilities) 3,643.47 3,485.18 3,915.25 3,893.25 3,788.09
Central Bank Survey
SCR Million Apr 2016 May 2016 Jun 2016 Jul 2016 Aug 2016 More Info
Central Bank Survey CBS Survey
Reserve Money 2/ 2,763.72 2,880.11 2,813.31 2,791.96 2,832.98
Currency in circulation 1,096.33 1,079.50 1,090.42 1,112.02 1,130.27
Other depository corporations’ reserves 1,667.39 1,800.61 1,722.89 1,705.03 1,702.71
Standing Deposit Facility 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Net foreign assets 6,598.74 6,521.13 6,226.32 6,292.93 6,307.31
Net domestic assets -2,607.45 -2,584.25 -2,357.81 -2,350.18 -2,535.57
Net claims on central government -2,607.45 -2,584.25 -2,357.81 -2,350.18 -2,535.57
Other items net (net liabilities) 1,227.56 1,056.77 1,055.20 1,150.79 938.76
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted)
Percentage ( % ) Mar 2016 Apr 2016 May 2016 Jun 2016 Jul 2016 More Info
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted) Interest Rates
Savings Deposit Rate 2.90 2.90 2.90 2.90 2.87 View Graph and Chart
Time Deposit Rate
3 months to 6 months 5.20 4.48 3.98 3.93 3.93
6 months less than 12 months 5.40 5.20 4.73 4.24 4.67
Average lending rate 3/ 12.29 12.27 12.31 12.28 12.30
Treasury Bill Rate (tender issue)
Percentage ( % ) Mar 2016 Apr 2016 May 2016 Jun 2016 Jul 2016 More Info
91-day 5.08 5.70 6.15 7.10 6.51
182-day 5.22 6.38 7.10 7.20 6.52
365-day 5.30 6.79 7.50 7.96 6.57
Financial Soundness Indicators ( FSI )
Percentage ( % ) Mar 16 Apr 16 May 16 Jun 16 Jul 16 More Info
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to risk-weighted assets 16.80 19.75 19.80 20.00 20.20 FSI
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to assets 7.30 8.85 8.80 9.10 9.20
Nonperforming loans net of provisions to capital 16.30 17.90 16.90 14.50 15.60
Nonperforming loans to total gross loans 8.50 8.50 8.40 7.80 8.20
Return on assets 4.20 4.50 4.60 4.10 4.10
Liquid assets to short-term liabilities 57.20 57.90 57.90 56.90 56.80
Net open position in foreign exchange to capital 6.00 6.10 4.80 2.97 4.59


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Fiscal Sector

Government Budget (R million)
Monthly Mar 2016 Apr 2016 May 2016 Jun 2016 Jul 2016 More Info
Government Budget (R million)
Revenue & Grants 627.7 700.3 547.4 535.9 634.8
Total Revenue 544.3 680.8 534.3 521.4 621.0
Tax 482.8 511.6 482.3 464.0 563.1
Non-tax 61.4 169.2 52.0 57.4 57.9
Grants 83.4 19.5 13.1 14.6 13.8
Expenditure and Net Lending 568.1 554.0 573.1 561.0 666.4
Current Expenditure 435.2 498.0 516.9 513.8 615.7
Primary Current Expenditure 403.6 466.8 441.1 456.0 498.3
Wages and Salaries 105.5 111.8 108.4 115.7 54.7
Goods and Services 75.9 78.7 80.8 108.5 125.2
Interest due 31.6 31.1 75.8 57.8 117.4
External 2.2 5.5 31.9 18.4 86.2
Domestic 29.4 25.7 44.0 39.4 31.2
Transfers 216.1 273.0 233.5 231.2 317.9
Social program of Central Government 6.8 12.5 12.2 20.2 13.2
Transfers to public sector from Central Government 152.9 172.5 135.6 124.4 212.1
Benefits and approved programs of SSF 56.4 88.1 85.7 86.6 92.6
Benefits payment of SPF 0.0
Other 0.0 3.4 1.1 0.7 0.6
Capital Expenditure 123.3 48.9 38.3 41.1 48.1
Net Lending 5.5 -0.2 15.8 4.6 -2.1
Contingency 4.1 7.3 2.1 1.6 4.7
Stabilisation Fund 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Primary balance, Accrual basis (GFS)
including grants 91.2 177.4 50.1 32.7 85.8
in percent of GDP 0.4% 0.9% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Excluding grants 7.8 158.0 37.0 18.1 72.0
in percent of GDP 0.0% 0.8% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Overall balance, Accrual basis (GFS) 59.6 146.3 -25.7 -25.1 -31.6
in percent of GDP 0.3% 0.7% -0.1% -0.1% -0.2%

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Real Sector

Real Sector Data
Monthly Apr 2016 May 2016 Jun 2016 Jul 2016 Aug 2016 More Info
Real Sector
Tourism
Visitor Arrivals 27,122 21,743 17,232 26,464 26,938
Tourism Earnings (SCR million) 4/ 382 355 352 350
Inflation rate (%)
12-month average 2.2 1.8 1.3 0.9 0.4
Year-on-year -1.1 -1.2 -1.4 -0.7 -1.6
Month-on-Month 0.2 -0.2 0.3 0.8 -0.6

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External Sector

Merchandise Trade
USD Million Mar 16 Apr 16 May 16 Jun 16 Jul 16 More Info
Trade Balance -31.02 -41.75 -33.47 -45.27 -40.31 Trades Stats
Merchandise Exports 36.7 33.8 42.9 28.9 35.4
Merchandise Imports 67.7 75.5 76.4 74.1 75.7
External Debt
USD Million 2015 Q1 2015 Q2 2015 Q3 2015 Q4 2016 Q1 More Info
General Government 455.7 450.9 449.6 439.6 431.6 External Debt
Short-term 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Currency and deposits 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Long-term 455.7 450.9 449.6 439.6 431.6
Special drawing rights (allocations) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Currency and deposits 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Debt securities 173.5 173.5 173.5 173.5 173.5
Loans 282.2 277.4 276.1 266.1 258.1
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Central Bank 52.1 54.5 53.9 54.5 59.0
Short-term 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Currency and deposits 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Long-term 52.1 54.5 53.9 54.5 59.0
Special drawing rights (allocations) 11.4 11.6 11.5 11.5 11.6
Currency and deposits 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 5.0
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 40.0 42.1 41.6 42.3 42.4
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 262.8 231.1 125.5 110.5 109.7
Short-term 262.8 231.1 125.5 110.5 109.7
Currency and deposits 282.1 244.6 210.0 86.6 82.4
Debt securities 2.5 2.2 3.3 5.6 3.9
Loans 16.5 13.8 14.9 15.7 20.9
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 2.6 2.2 2.9 2.5 2.5
Long-term 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Currency and deposits 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Sectors 764.7 771.0 805.6 804.2 826.8
Short-term 250.9 236.6 245.5 216.7 225.6
Currency and deposits 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 96.9 99.1 96.7 80.3 83.0
Trade credit and advances 69.9 70.2 70.2 70.1 70.1
Other debt liabilities 69.8 76.2 76.2 66.4 72.5
Long-term 534.4 560.1 573.5 587.5 601.1
Currency and deposits 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 345.3 359.2 360.2 360.2 361.2
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 189.1 200.9 213.3 226.3 239.9
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1908.7 1920.8 1896.3 1836.4 1813.8
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises 503.7 515.1 514.4 490.5 503.2
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises 1405.0 1405.6 1381.9 1345.9 1310.6
Gross External Debt Position 3437.8 3449.1 3318.8 3245.2 3240.8
International Reserves Template
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Balance of Payments
USD million 2015 Q1 2015 Q2 2015 Q3 2015 Q4 2016 Q1 More Info
BOP
Current Account (net) -58.4 -100.1 -40.9 -44.6 -48.6
Goods (net) -118.6 -154.6 -105.2 -94.5 -125.6
Credits 112.5 93.9 100.8 142.2 107.2
Debits 231.1 248.5 206.1 236.7 232.8
Services (net) 84.0 84.0 108.2 72.9 117.7
Transportation (net) 6.7 6.9 13.9 9.8 0.2
Travel (net) 88.2 86.7 102.3 85.0 126.9
Insurance (net) -1.9 -1.8 -1.1 -1.7 -1.4
Royalties and license fees (net) -0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.1
Construction (net) -1.4 -2.0 -0.9 -2.1 -1.2
Government services (net) 4.9 -0.4 -0.2 1.5 5.1
Other services (net) -14.0 -7.7 -8.0 -21.0 -13.2
Primary Income (net) -21.4 -27.6 -38.1 -14.2 -36.4
Secondary Income (net) -2.4 -1.8 -5.8 -8.8 -4.3
Capital Account 12.6 12.3 5.8 3.1 10.1
Financial Account -36.3 -101.5 -45.6 -32.3 -33.5
Direct investment (net) -52.1 -48.3 -43.9 -43.3 -33.7
Other investment (net) 39.2 -84.7 -25.8 11.4 -65.5
Overall Balance -18.5 -23.0 -21.0 -10.5 -25.5
Financing of Overall Balance 18.5 23.0 21.0 10.5 25.5
Reserve assets (Decrease = sign -) 18.5 23.0 21.0 10.5 25.5
Arrears - - - - -

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International Investment Position
USD Million 2015 Q1 2015 Q2 2015 Q3 2015 Q4 2016 Q1
Foreign assets 3,872.2 3,834.3 3,761.2 3,712.5 3,761.5 IIP
Direct Investment 1,030.7 1,006.6 980.59 956.3 932.0
Portfolio Investment 1,142.3 1,164.5 1,176.3 1,145.0 1,184.6
Equity Securities 1,038.6 1,043.4 1,048.2 1,053.0 1,057.9
Debt Securities 103.8 121.2 128.1 91.9 126.7
Other Investment 1,223.3 1,157.5 1,078.7 1,075.7 1,090.4
Reserve Assets 475.8 505.6 525.62 535.5 554.6
Foreign Liabilities 4,219.5 4,248.4 4,128.6 4,009.9 3983.5
Direct Investment 2,635.7 2,656.9 2,612.8 2,544.4 2,486.9
Portfolio Investment 225.3 237.1 238.4 216.0 213.6
Equity Securities 49.6 60.3 59.9 36.9 36.2
Debt Securities 175.7 176.8 178.5 179.1 177.4
Other Investment 1,358.5 1,354.5 1,277.4 1,249.5 1,83.0
Net IIP -347.3 -414.1 -367.4 -297.4 -221.9
Exchange Rates
Apr 2016 May 2016 June 2016 July 2016 Aug 2016 More Info
Exchange Rates 5/ ExchangeRates
SCR per US$ 6/ 13.2945 13.3298 13.3264 13.2904 13.2998
SCR per US$ 7/ 13.3036 13.3094 13.3070 13.3206 13.3424
SCR per Euro 6/ 15.1081 14.8025 14.8296 14.7862 14.9411
SCR per Euro 7/ 15.0913 15.0595 14.9604 14.7583 14.9505
SCR per £ 6/ 19.4728 19.4103 17.8886 17.5281 17.3526
SCR per £ 7/ 18.9603 19.2303 18.8794 17.5063 17.4631
Gross Official Reserves
USD Million Apr 2016 May 2016 Jun 2016 Jul 2016 Aug 2016 More Info
Gross official reserves 563.9 556.6 532.2 535.3 533.8 Reserve
In months of imports, c.i.f. 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.6

1. M3 (which is M2 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.

4. Estimates of tourism earnings represent foreign exchange inflows into the Seychelles’ economy to tourism establishments and related businesses as reported by commercial banks and bureau de change.

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

6. End of period data.

7. Period average data.

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