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Financial Sector

Depository Corporations Survey
SCR Million Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2017 More Info
Depository Corporations Survey DC Survey
Net foreign assets 10,750.24 10,523.99 10,517.18 10,804.69 11,166.13
Net domestic assets 7,271.11 7,328.46 7,628.74 7,659.99 7,697.86
Net claims on central government 1,454.27 1,410.29 1,666.25 1,597.75 1,408.51
Claims on parastatals 646.94 644.06 658.97 671.78 641.19
Claims on private sector 5,169.89 5,274.11 5,303.52 5,390.46 5,648.16
Broad Money, M3 1/ 14,121.97 14,124.50 14,410.25 14,855.29 15,194.65
Money, M2 8,801.34 8,841.86 8,946.74 9,047.38 8,995.17
Money, M1 4,593.84 4,567.04 4,593.00 4,775.29 4,693.13
Quasi-money 4,207.50 4,274.82 4,353.75 4,272.09 4,302.04
Foreign Currency Deposits 5,320.63 5,282.64 5,463.50 5,807.92 6,199.48
Other items net (net liabilities) 3,899.38 3,727.94 3,735.68 3,609.38 3,669.34
Central Bank Survey
SCR Million May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2017 Sep 2017 More Info
Central Bank Survey CBS Survey
Reserve Money 2/ 3,132.34 3,194.47 3,209.29 3,364.54 3,419.76
Currency in circulation 1,137.75 1,160.58 1,171.46 1,187.87 1,186.41
Other depository corporations’ reserves 1,994.59 2,033.89 2,037.83 2,116.67 2,088.36
Standing Deposit Facility 0.00 0.00 0.00 60.00 145.00
Net foreign assets 7,085.55 6,861.85 6,841.30 6,932.49 6,941.22
Net domestic assets -2,218.81 -2,043.80 -2,216.63 -2,470.98 -2,399.59
Net claims on central government -2,218.81 -2,043.80 -2,216.63 -2,470.98 -2,399.59
Other items net (net liabilities) 1,601.42 1,654.62 1,415.39 1,096.96 1,121.87
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted)
Percentage ( % ) Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2017 More Info
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted) Interest Rates
Savings Deposit Rate 3.05 3.05 3.06 2.77 2.37 View Graph and Chart
Time Deposit Rate
3 months to 6 months 3.37 4.03 4.14 3.95 3.63
6 months less than 12 months 4.73 4.83 4.75 4.72 4.18
Average lending rate 3/ 12.40 12.38 12.41 12.33 12.06
Treasury Bill Rate (tender issue)
Percentage ( % ) Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2017 More Info
91-day 6.82 5.87 5.04 4.01 3.93
182-day 7.08 6.22 5.49 4.52 5.06
365-day 7.46 6.23 5.79 5.15 5.55
Financial Soundness Indicators ( FSI )
Percentage ( % ) Mar 17 Apr 17 May 17 Jun 17 Jul 17 Aug 17 More Info
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to risk-weighted assets 17.20 18.00 19.39 18.60 18.17 17.61 FSI
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to assets 7.80 8.30 8.32 8.70 8.53 8.39
Nonperforming loans net of provisions to capital 14.70 13.60 15.39 15.50 15.44 14.63
Nonperforming loans to total gross loans 7.30 6.90 7.03 7.20 7.15 6.79
Return on assets 3.80 3.40 2.85 3.70 3.40 3.80
Liquid assets to short-term liabilities 54.80 55.70 89.39 82.50 65.56 87.40
Net open position in foreign exchange to capital -2.90 -2.50 -2.25 -2.50 -1.47 4.95


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Fiscal Sector

Government Budget (R million)
Monthly Apr 17 May 17 Jun 17 Jul 17 Aug 17 More Info
Government Budget (R million)
Revenue & Grants 605.3 695.8 571.8 646.4 659.8
Total Revenue 599.1 684.8 558.9 635.7 652.3
Tax 575.0 646.7 489.2 567.8 624.0
Non-tax 24.1 38.0 69.7 67.9 28.3
Grants 6.2 11.0 12.8 10.7 7.5
Expenditure and Net Lending 553.8 580.1 539.9 684.3 580.2
Current Expenditure 511.9 528.2 493.7 687.9 522.6
Primary Current Expenditure 480.1 496.6 461.1 579.5 489.9
Wages and Salaries 166.2 164.2 159.5 170.2 171.5
Goods and Services 185.6 224.8 195.6 285.8 201.4
Interest due 31.7 31.6 32.6 108.4 32.7
External 7.9 3.1 7.7 79.8 6.8
Domestic 23.9 28.5 24.9 28.6 25.9
Subvention to state owned enterprises 13.4 4.5 0.1 9.2 9.0
Social program of Central Government 7.0 6.6 9.3 0.0 0.0
Transfers to public sector from Central Government 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.8 1.2
Benefits and approved programs of SSF 98.3 96.0 98.8 96.5 99.0
Development Grant 0.0 0.0 1.0 7.9
Other 9.6 0.5 -2.0 1.0 52.5
Capital Expenditure 40.3 11.8 31.3 0.00 0.0
Net Lending 0.0 0.0 8.1 -30.1 0.0
Contingency 1.6 0.7 0.8 0.2 4.7
- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Primary balance, Accrual basis (GFS)
including grants 83.2 147.3 64.5 70.5 112.4
in percent of GDP 0.4% 0.7% 0.3% 0.3% 0.6%
Excluding grants 77.1 136.3 51.6 59.8 104.9
in percent of GDP 0.4% 0.7% 0.3% 0.3% 0.5%
Overall balance, Accrual basis (GFS) 51.5 115.7 31.9 -38.0 79.7
in percent of GDP 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% -0.2% 0.4%

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Real Sector

Real Sector Data
Monthly May 17 Jun 17 Jul 17 Aug 17 Sep 17 More Info
Real Sector
Tourism
Visitor Arrivals 24,415 23,087 29,825 33,117 26,367
Tourism Earnings (SCR million) 4/ 452 560 730 843
Inflation rate (%)
12-month average 0.4 0.8 1.1 1.6 1.9
Year-on-year 3.2 3.7 3.2 3.9 3.2
Month-on-Month 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.1 -0.3

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External Sector

Merchandise Trade
USD Million Apr 17 May 17 Jun 17 Jul 17 Aug 17 More Info
Trade Balance -32.50 -45.10 -43.30 -38.49 -31.71 Trades Stats
Merchandise Exports 38.9 44.0 37.3 51.6 64.2
Merchandise Imports 83.4 71.4 89.1 80.6 95.9
External Debt
USD Million 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 More Info
General Government 420.8 424.8 415.5 410.4 411.2 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 420.8 424.8 415.5 410.4 411.2
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 165.1 165.1 165.1 156.6 156.6
Loans 255.8 259.7 250.5 253.8 254.6
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
Central Bank 58.2 57.2 48.8 57.9 60.0
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 58.2 57.2 48.8 57.9 60.0
Special drawing rights (allocations) 11.6 11.6 11.2 11.2 11.5
Currency and deposits 5.0 5.0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 41.6 40.6 37.6 41.8 43.5
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 103.0 91.3 95.2 89.0 96.9
Short-term 103.0 91.3 95.2 89.0 96.9
Currency and deposits 84.3 67.3 76.3 69.2 73.0
Debt securities 0.1 5.2 6.6 5.7 6.5
Loans 14.9 17.3 10.5 12.7 12.6
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 3.6 1.6 1.7 1.5 4.7
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 720.4 760.7 801.7 781.5 778.2
Short-term 274.8 296.1 313.6 324.1 319.8
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 65.4 52.9 41.5 29.8 18.5
Trade credit and advances 161.2 187.7 203.8 239.6 245.5
Other debt liabilities 48.3 55.5 68.3 54.8 55.8
Long-term 445.6 464.6 488.2 457.3 458.5
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 397.3 409.2 419.9 402.5 402.7
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 48.3 55.5 68.3 54.8 55.8
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1805.2 1769.7 1741.9 1723.6 1706.7
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 514.7 499.0 491.9 489.2 491.0
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises 1290.5 1270.7 1250.0 1234.4 1215.7
Gross External Debt Position 3107.6 3103.6 3103.1 3062.4 3053.1
International Reserves Template
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Balance of Payments
USD million 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 More Info
BOP
Current Account (net) -90.9 -92.6 -59.7 -70.6 -73.4
Goods (net) -126.7 -135.7 -143.9 -158.3 -144.3
Credits 124.3 111.5 116.2 115.6 120.2
Debits 251.1 247.2 260.1 273.9 264.5
Services (net) 67.6 90.0 100.2 125.2 101.1
Transportation (net) -1.6 2.9 14.5 26.0 -1.6
Travel (net) 69.4 88.7 76.6 99.5 98.7
Insurance (net) -1.6 -1.5 -1.6 -1.73 -1.39
Royalties and license fees (net) -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1
Construction (net) -0.8 -0.8 -1.9 -0.7 -0.5
Government services (net) -0.4 3.5 4.1 3.7 -0.5
Other services (net) 0.6 5.4 7.1 -1.6 6.5
Primary Income (net) -23.2 -42.9 -22.3 -36.1 -23.0
Secondary Income (net) -8.4 -4.0 6.3 -1.4 -7.2
Capital Account 18.5 9.3 5.4 13.2 13.8
Financial Account -89.0 -76.1 -52.2 -43.7 -70.5
Direct investment (net) -25.2 -35.2 -48.1 -52.3 -31.6
Other investment (net) -49.2 -69.7 24.4 31.6 -29.0
Overall Balance 17.8 -11.6 17.5 -25.6 6.8
Financing of Overall Balance -17.8 11.6 -17.5 -25.6 -6.8
Reserve assets (Decrease = sign -) -17.8 11.6 -17.5 25.6 -6.8
Arrears - - - - -

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International Investment Position
USD Million 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 2017 Q1 2017 Q2
Foreign assets 3,741.9 3,735.4 3,739.2 3,749.4 3,689.9 IIP
Direct Investment 912.5 893.0 893.3 880.0 856.6
Portfolio Investment 1,206.0 1,225.8 1,211.4 1,225.6 1,236.7
Equity Securities 1,062.7 1,067.5 1,076.8 1,072.3 1,051.7
Debt Securities 143.3 158.3 139.0 148.8 155.2
Other Investment 1,091.2 1,073.1 1,111.2 1,099.4 1,051.7
Reserve Assets 533.0 543.5 523.4 549.4 545.02
Foreign Liabilities 3,986.5 3,968.4 4,051.6 3,959.2 4,018.9
Direct Investment 2,477.5 2,458.3 2,411.6 2,385.4 2,425.6
Portfolio Investment 228.5 233.0 233.7 214.9 227.5
Equity Securities 63.3 62.7 62.0 52.7 64.3
Debt Securities 165.1 170.3 171.7 162.3 163.1
Other Investment 1,280.5 1,277.2 1,406.4 1,358.8 1,365.8
Net IIP -244.6 -233.0 -312.4 -209.9 -328.9
Exchange Rates
May 17 Jun 17 Jul 17 Aug 17 Sep 17 More Info
Exchange Rates 5/ ExchangeRates
SCR per US$ 6/ 13.6012 13.6229 13.6705 13.6735 13.6640
SCR per US$ 7/ 13.6070 13.6097 13.6572 13.6870 13.7049
SCR per Euro 6/ 15.1872 15.4593 16.0164 16.3020 16.2101
SCR per Euro 7/ 15.0570 15.3147 15.7615 16.1727 16.3536
SCR per £ 6/ 17.2699 17.4590 17.7496 17.5635 18.3929
SCR per £ 7/ 17.4896 17.3176 17.6718 17.6732 18.1165
Gross Official Reserves
USD Million May 17 Jun 17 Jul 17 Aug 17 Sep 17 More Info
Gross official reserves 561.3 545.0 544.8 547.3 548.9 Reserve
In months of imports, c.i.f. 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2

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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