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Financial Sector

Depository Corporations Survey
SCR Million Nov 2015 Dec 2015 Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 More Info
Depository Corporations Survey DC Survey
Net foreign assets 9,518.20 9,422.04 9,359.41 9,509.31 10,125.39
Net domestic assets 6,064.09 6,422.63 6,345.41 6,533.53 6,412.83
Net claims on central government 1,046.20 1,304.41 1,241.68 1,370.59 1,172.52
Claims on parastatals 458.00 531.48 521.84 512.96 568.37
Claims on private sector 4,559.90 4,586.74 4,581.90 4,649.98 4,671.93
Broad Money, M3 1/ 12,103.03 12,106.34 12,298.29 12,498.33 12,894.76
Money, M2 7,284.52 7,426.90 7,324.26 7,386.73 7,537.94
Money, M1 3,946.17 4,058.04 3,916.37 3,975.14 3,989.61
Quasi-money 3,338.35 3,368.86 3,407.89 3,411.59 3,548.33
Foreign Currency Deposits 4,818.51 4,679.44 4,974.02 5,111.59 5,356.82
Other items net (net liabilities) 3,479.27 3,738.32 3,406.53 3,544.51 3,643.47
Central Bank Survey
SCR Million Dec 2015 Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 More Info
Central Bank Survey CBS Survey
Reserve Money 2/ 2,613.99 2,799.76 2,934.56 2,694.87 2,737.46
Currency in circulation 1,096.91 1,053.70 1,048.90 1,070.64 1,096.33
Other depository corporations’ reserves 1,517.08 1,656.06 1,885.66 1,624.23 1,641.12
Standing Deposit Facility 0.00 90.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Net foreign assets 6,163.60 6,147.44 6,119.16 6,413.65 6,598.74
Net domestic assets -1,977.21 -2,115.31 -2,075.30 -2,031.70 -2,607.45
Net claims on central government -1,977.21 -2,115.31 -2,075.30 -2,031.70 -2,607.45
Other items net (net liabilities) 1,572.40 1,322.37 1,109.30 1,687.08 1,253.83
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted)
Percentage ( % ) Nov 2015 Dec 2015 Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 More Info
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted) Interest Rates
Savings Deposit Rate 2.90 2.91 2.90 2.90 2.90 View Graph and Chart
Time Deposit Rate
3 months to 6 months 4.92 4.73 4.74 4.70 5.20
6 months less than 12 months 5.97 5.80 5.70 5.68 5.40
Average lending rate 3/ 12.67 12.55 12.60 12.38 12.29
Treasury Bill Rate (tender issue)
Percentage ( % ) Dec 2015 Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 More Info
91-day 5.70 5.57 5.59 5.08 5.70
182-day 6.39 6.54 6.33 5.22 6.38
365-day 7.15 7.08 6.73 5.30 6.79
Financial Soundness Indicators ( FSI )
Percentage ( % ) Nov 15 Dec 15 Jan 16 Feb 16 Mar 16 More Info
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to risk-weighted assets 16.5 17.5 18.1 17.60 16.80 FSI
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to assets 7.5 7.6 7.9 7.70 7.30
Nonperforming loans net of provisions to capital 15.1 14.0 13.6 18.20 16.30
Nonperforming loans to total gross loans 7.9 7.5 7.6 9.10 8.50
Return on assets 4.5 4.0 3.2 4.10 4.20
Liquid assets to short-term liabilities 55.9 57.9 58.4 57.50 57.20
Net open position in foreign exchange to capital -4.8 -4.7 -3.6 0.03 6.00


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Fiscal Sector

Government Budget (R million)
Monthly Nov 2015 Dec 2015 Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 More Info
Government Budget (R million)
Revenue & Grants 499.7 739.7 441.8 578.6 627.7
Total Revenue 487.3 703.9 422.4 576.9 544.3
Tax 458.6 561.9 389.2 533.1 482.8
Non-tax 28.7 142.0 33.2 43.8 61.4
Grants 12.4 35.8 19.3 1.7 83.4
Expenditure and Net Lending 481.1 840.4 404.6 554.8 568.1
Current Expenditure 410.7 610.2 378.9 479.6 435.2
Primary Current Expenditure 380.4 558.2 347.1 426.5 403.6
Wages and Salaries 102.1 102.1 130.6 104.2 105.5
Goods and Services 84.8 153.0 39.7 80.1 75.9
Interest due 30.3 52.0 31.8 53.1 31.6
External 5.2 5.0 10.0 13.4 2.2
Domestic 25.1 47.0 21.8 39.7 29.4
Transfers 193.6 268.8 176.7 231.6 216.1
Social program of Central Government 29.9 82.1 27.1 20.1 6.8
Transfers to public sector from Central Government 115.4 136.6 122.6 148.5 152.9
Benefits and approved programs of SSF 48.3 50.1 27.1 63.1 56.4
Benefits payment of SPF 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Capital Expenditure 64.5 220.3 24.3 69.2 123.3
Net Lending 0.1 1.7 0.9 4.7 5.5
Contingency 5.8 8.2 0.5 1.3 4.1
Stabilisation Fund 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Primary balance, Accrual basis (GFS)
including grants 48.9 -48.7 69.0 76.9 91.2
in percent of GDP 0.3% -0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Excluding grants 36.5 -84.4 49.6 75.2 7.8
in percent of GDP 0.2% -0.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.0%
Overall balance, Accrual basis (GFS) 18.6 -100.7 37.1 23.8 59.6
in percent of GDP 0.1% -0.5% 0.2% 0.1% 0.3%

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Real Sector

Real Sector Data
Monthly Dec 2015 Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 More Info
Real Sector
Tourism
Visitor Arrivals 26,600 18,760 26,278 28,224 27,122
Tourism Earnings (SCR million) 4/ 417 611 525 687 382
Inflation rate (%)
12-month average 4.0 3.8 3.4 2.6 2.2
Year-on-year 3.2 -0.1 -0.6 -3.2 -1.1
Month-on-Month -0.3 -0.6 0.05 -0.2 0.2

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External Sector

Merchandise Trade
USD Million Nov 15 Dec 15 Jan 16 Feb 16 Mar 16 More Info
Trade Balance -24.77 -46.86 -50.79 -37.18 -31.02 Trades Stats
Merchandise Exports 52.90 18.72 20.79 33.66 36.65
Merchandise Imports 77.66 65.58 71.58 70.84 67.68
External Debt
USD Million 2014 Q4 2015 Q1 2015 Q2 2015 Q3 2015 Q4 More Info
General Government 464.0 455.7 450.9 449.6 449.6 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 464.0 455.7 450.9 449.6 449.6
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 290.5 282.2 277.4 276.1 276.1
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 52.7 52.1 54.5 53.9 53.9
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 52.7 52.1 54.5 53.9 53.9
Special drawing rights (allocations) 12.0 11.4 11.6 11.5 11.5
Currency and deposits 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 40.0 40.0 42.1 41.6 41.6
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 303.7 262.8 231.1 125.5 125.5
Short-term 303.7 262.8 231.1 125.5 125.5
Currency and deposits 263.0 282.1 244.6 210.0 100.5
Debt securities 2.3 2.5 2.2 3.3 5.0
Loans 15.7 16.5 13.8 14.9 17.5
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 2.4 2.6 2.2 2.9 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 700.8 764.7 771.0 805.6 816.5
Short-term 186.8 250.9 236.6 245.5 243.1
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 113.9 96.9 99.1 96.7 96.7
Trade credit and advances 70.1 69.9 70.2 70.2 70.2
Other debt liabilities 66.8 69.8 76.2 76.2 76.2
Long-term 513.9 534.4 560.1 573.5 573.5
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 336.0 345.3 359.2 360.2 360.2
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 177.8 189.1 200.9 213.3 213.3
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1815.6 1908.7 1920.8 1896.3 1896.3
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 475.9 503.7 515.1 514.4 514.4
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises 1339.7 1405.0 1405.6 1381.9 1381.9
Gross External Debt Position 3402.9 3437.8 3449.1 3318.8 3244.0
International Reserves Template
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Balance of Payments
USD million 2014 Q4 2015 Q1 2015 Q2 2015 Q3 2015 Q4 More Info
BOP
Current Account (net) -103.1 -58.4 -100.1 -40.9 -44.6
Goods (net) -143.6 -118.6 -154.6 -105.2 94.5
Credits 129.7 112.5 93.9 100.8 142.2
Debits 273.3 231.1 248.5 206.1 236.7
Services (net) 57.1 84.0 84.0 108.2 72.9
Transportation (net) 8.3 6.7 6.9 13.9 9.8
Travel (net) 75.0 88.2 86.7 102.3 85.0
Insurance (net) -1.6 -1.9 -1.8 -1.1 -1.7
Royalties and license fees (net) -0.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Construction (net) -3.6 -1.4 -2.0 -0.9 -2.1
Government services (net) 1.4 4.9 -0.4 -0.2 1.5
Other services (net) -23.8 -14.0 -7.7 -8.0 -21.0
Primary Income (net) -21.6 -21.4 -27.6 -38.1 -14.2
Secondary Income (net) 5.0 -2.4 -1.8 -5.8 -8.8
Capital Account 1.1 12.6 12.3 5.8 3.1
Financial Account -78.3 -36.3 -101.5 -45.6 -32.3
Direct investment (net) -60.9 -52.1 -48.3 -43.9 -43.3
Other investment (net) -16.4 39.2 -84.7 -25.8 11.4
Overall Balance 0.1 -18.5 -23.0 -21.0 -10.5
Financing of Overall Balance -0.1 18.5 23.0 21.0 10.5
Reserve assets (Decrease = sign -) -0.1 18.5 23.0 21.0 10.5
Arrears - - - - -

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International Investment Position
USD Million 2014 Q4 2015 Q1 2015 Q2 2015 Q3 2015 Q4
Foreign assets 3,891.3 3,833.2 3,790.4 3,713.1 3,658.1 IIP
Direct Investment 1,061.9 1,030.7 1,006.6 980.59 956.3
Portfolio Investment 1,181.1 1,142.4 1,164.5 1,176.3 1,145.0
Equity Securities 1,033.7 1,038.6 1,043.4 1,048.2 1,053.0
Debt Securities 147.4 103.8 121.2 128.1 91.9
Other Investment 1,185.7 1,184.3 1,113.6 1,030.6 1,021.3
Reserve Assets 463.3 475.8 505.6 525.62 535.5
Foreign Liabilities 4,162.0 4,219.5 4,248.4 4,128.6 4,007.2
Direct Investment 2,536.8 2,635.7 2,656.9 2,612.8 2,542.8
Portfolio Investment 224.0 225.3 237.1 238.4 216.0
Equity Securities 48.0 49.6 60.3 59.9 36.9
Debt Securities 176.0 175.7 176.8 178.5 179.1
Other Investment 1,401.2 1,358.5 1,354.5 1,277.14 1,248.4
Net IIP -270.7 -386.3 -458.0 -415.5 -349.1
Exchange Rates
Dec 2015 Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 More Info
Exchange Rates 5/ ExchangeRates
SCR per US$ 6/ 13.1547 13.1522 13.2525 13.2811 13.2945
SCR per US$ 7/ 13.1129 13.1168 13.1593 13.2640 13.3036
SCR per Euro 6/ 14.2867 14.2955 14.5720 15.0718 15.1081
SCR per Euro 7/ 14.2061 14.2580 14.6440 14.7439 15.0913
SCR per £ 6/ 19.4556 18.7493 18.4217 18.9488 19.4728
SCR per £ 7/ 19.5581 18.8782 18.8677 18.8023 18.9603
Gross Official Reserves
USD Million Dec 2015 Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 More Info
Gross official reserves 535.5 536.5 531.9 554.6 563.9 Reserve
In months of imports, c.i.f. 4.9 4.6 4.6 4.8 4.9

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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