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Financial Sector

Depository Corporations Survey
SCR Million Dec 2016 Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 More Info
Depository Corporations Survey DC Survey
Net foreign assets 9,916.45 10,237.64 10,225.73 10,553.02 10,750.24
Net domestic assets 7,578.39 7,287.92 7,290.19 7,334.65 7,271.11
Net claims on central government 1,824.88 1,566.84 1,539.05 1,570.38 1,454.27
Claims on parastatals 630.81 616.29 641.91 636.34 646.94
Claims on private sector 5,122.70 5,104.79 5,109.23 5,127.94 5,169.89
Broad Money, M3 1/ 13,647.80 13,663.19 13,747.15 13,925.86 14,121.97
Money, M2 8,618.74 8,481.38 8,639.38 8,704.02 8,801.34
Money, M1 4,602.40 4,382.17 4,472.74 4,506.07 4,593.84
Quasi-money 4,016.34 4,099.21 4,166.64 4,197.95 4,207.50
Foreign Currency Deposits 5,029.06 5,181.81 5,107.76 5,221.84 5,320.63
Other items net (net liabilities) 3,847.03 3,862.37 3,768.78 3,961.81 3,899.38
Central Bank Survey
SCR Million Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 More Info
Central Bank Survey CBS Survey
Reserve Money 2/ 2,993.60 2,908.45 2,826.16 3,144.36 3,265.31
Currency in circulation 1,169.79 1,140.09 1,151.23 1,176.89 1,176.89
Other depository corporations’ reserves 1,778.81 1,768.36 1,674.93 1,967.47 2,088.43
Standing Deposit Facility 45.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Net foreign assets 6,703.42 6,874.50 6,925.85 7,061.20 7,085.55
Net domestic assets -2,225.77 -2,249.64 -2,344.43 -2,268.29 -2,218.81
Net claims on central government -2,225.77 -2,249.64 -2,344.43 -2,268.29 -2,218.81
Other items net (net liabilities) 1,484.04 1,716.41 1,781.97 1,648.55 1,601.42
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted)
Percentage ( % ) Dec 2016 Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 More Info
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted) Interest Rates
Savings Deposit Rate 2.92 3.05 3.06 3.05 3.05 View Graph and Chart
Time Deposit Rate
3 months to 6 months 3.17 4.15 4.29 4.16 3.37
6 months less than 12 months 4.78 4.67 4.82 4.73 4.83
Average lending rate 3/ 12.42 12.38 12.38 12.38 12.40
Treasury Bill Rate (tender issue)
Percentage ( % ) Dec 2016 Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 More Info
91-day 6.50 7.10 6.20 6.08 6.82
182-day 7.11 7.56 6.55 6.30 7.08
365-day 7.33 8.04 6.83 7.16 7.46
Financial Soundness Indicators ( FSI )
Percentage ( % ) Dec 16 Jan 17 Feb 17 Mar 17 Apr 17 More Info
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to risk-weighted assets 19.40 19.20 17.40 17.20 18.00 FSI
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to assets 8.70 8.70 7.90 7.80 8.30
Nonperforming loans net of provisions to capital 13.90 14.20 14.80 14.70 13.60
Nonperforming loans to total gross loans 7.00 7.30 7.20 7.30 6.90
Return on assets 3.80 3.00 3.60 3.80 3.40
Liquid assets to short-term liabilities 56.40 56.10 55.10 54.80 55.70
Net open position in foreign exchange to capital 4.40 -1.40 -3.00 -2.90 -2.50


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Fiscal Sector

Government Budget (R million)
Monthly Dec 2016 Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 More Info
Government Budget (R million)
Revenue & Grants 858.8 482.5 513.1 602.9 605.3
Total Revenue 817.2 482.5 510.3 577.1 599.1
Tax 642.4 429.2 479.9 536.1 575.0
Non-tax 174.8 53.3 30.3 41.0 24.1
Grants 41.6 0.0 2.8 25.8 6.2
Expenditure and Net Lending 929.2 429.7 543.4 519.7 553.8
Current Expenditure 690.7 427.8 508.2 492.5 511.9
Primary Current Expenditure 629.0 342.4 467.7 466.8 480.1
Wages and Salaries 116.7 192.7 158.4 173.3 166.2
Goods and Services 190.4 57.9 188.7 173.6 185.6
Interest due 61.7 85.4 40.4 25.7 31.7
External 6.3 85.2 7.1 1.5 7.9
Domestic 55.4 0.2 33.4 24.2 23.9
Subvention to state owned enterprises - 10.0 0.0 13.4
Social program of Central Government 30.3 1.0 2.9 7.8 7.0
Transfers to public sector from Central Government 233.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Benefits and approved programs of SSF 57.8 86.7 106.4 109.1 98.3
Development Grant - 0.0 20.5
Other 0.0 0.0 11.3 3.0 9.6
Capital Expenditure 227.7 2.0 13.7 24.3 40.3
Net Lending 4.5 0.0 0.6 0.1 0.0
Contingency 6.3 0.0 0.5 2.8 1.6
- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Primary balance, Accrual basis (GFS)
including grants -8.8 138.2 10.1 108.9 83.2
in percent of GDP 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.5% 0.4%
Excluding grants -50.4 138.2 7.3 83.1 77.1
in percent of GDP -0.3% 0.7% 0.0% 0.4% 0.4%
Overall balance, Accrual basis (GFS) -70.5 52.8 -30.3 83.2 51.5
in percent of GDP -0.4% 0.3% -0.1% 0.4% 0.3%

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Real Sector

Real Sector Data
Monthly Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 More Info
Real Sector
Tourism
Visitor Arrivals 24,920 29,615 31,918 36,016 24,415
Tourism Earnings (SCR million) 4/ 539 423 547
Inflation rate (%)
12-month average -0.9 -0.7 -0.3 0.0 0.4
Year-on-year 1.5 1.5 1.9 2.3 3.2
Month-on-Month 1.1 0.1 0.2 0.6 0.7

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External Sector

Merchandise Trade
USD Million Dec 16 Jan 17 Feb 17 Mar 17 Apr 17 More Info
Trade Balance -39.74 -28.08 -53.70 -40.50 -18.78 Trades Stats
Merchandise Exports 35.1 34.9 45.6 42.9 45.3
Merchandise Imports 74.8 63.0 99.3 83.4 64.1
External Debt
USD Million 2015 Q4 2016 Q1 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 More Info
General Government 705.6 431.6 420.8 424.8 415.5 External Debt
Short-term 266.1 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 266.1 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 439.6 431.6 420.8 424.8 415.5
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 173.5 173.5 165.1 165.1 165.1
Loans 266.1 258.1 255.8 259.7 250.5
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
Central Bank 54.5 59.0 58.2 57.2 48.8
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 54.5 59.0 58.2 57.2 48.8
Special drawing rights (allocations) 11.5 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.1
Currency and deposits 0.8 5.0 5.0 5.0 0.0
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 42.3 42.4 41.6 40.6 37.6
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 24.6 112.0 103.0 91.3 95.2
Short-term 24.6 112.0 103.0 91.3 95.2
Currency and deposits 0.8 83.0 84.3 67.3 76.3
Debt securities 5.6 3.9 0.1 5.2 6.6
Loans 15.7 22.7 14.9 17.3 10.5
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 2.5 2.5 3.6 1.6 1.7
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 622.0 675.8 720.4 760.7 801.7
Short-term 240.9 247.4 274.8 296.1 313.6
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 77.2 66.9 65.4 52.9 41.5
Trade credit and advances 124.1 139.9 161.2 187.7 203.8
Other debt liabilities 39.6 40.6 48.3 55.5 68.3
Long-term 381.1 428.4 445.6 464.6 488.2
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 381.1 387.9 397.3 409.2 419.9
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 0 40.6 48.3 55.5 68.3
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1836.4 1813.8 1805.2 1769.7 1741.9
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 490.5 503.2 514.7 499.0 491.9
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises 1345.9 1310.6 1290.5 1270.7 1250.0
Gross External Debt Position 3243.2 3092.1 3107.6 3103.6 3103.1
International Reserves Template
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Balance of Payments
USD million 2015 Q4 2016 Q1 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 More Info
BOP
Current Account (net) -47.6 -43.3 -90.9 -92.6 -59.7
Goods (net) -94.5 -125.6 -126.7 -135.7 -143.9
Credits 142.2 107.2 124.3 111.5 116.2
Debits 236.7 232.8 251.1 247.2 260.1
Services (net) 72.9 128.5 67.6 90.0 100.2
Transportation (net) 9.8 6.4 -1.6 2.9 14.5
Travel (net) 85.0 125.5 69.4 88.7 76.6
Insurance (net) -1.7 -1.4 -1.6 -1.5 -1.6
Royalties and license fees (net) -0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Construction (net) -2.1 -1.0 -0.8 -0.8 -1.9
Government services (net) 1.5 5.0 -0.4 3.5 4.1
Other services (net) -21.0 -7.3 0.6 5.4 7.1
Primary Income (net) -14.2 -42.7 -23.2 -42.9 -22.3
Secondary Income (net) -8.8 -3.5 -8.4 -4.0 6.3
Capital Account 3.1 21.0 18.5 9.3 5.4
Financial Account -32.3 -30.7 -89.0 -76.1 -52.2
Direct investment (net) -43.3 -32.7 -25.2 -35.2 -48.1
Other investment (net) 11.4 -61.9 -49.2 -69.7 24.4
Overall Balance -10.5 -23.8 17.8 -11.6 17.5
Financing of Overall Balance 10.5 23.8 -17.8 11.6 -17.5
Reserve assets (Decrease = sign -) 10.5 23.8 -17.8 11.6 -17.5
Arrears - - - - -

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International Investment Position
USD Million 2015 Q4 2016 Q1 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2016 Q4
Foreign assets 3,712.5 3,764.7 3,741.9 3,735.4 3,739.2 IIP
Direct Investment 956.3 932.0 912.5 893.0 893.3
Portfolio Investment 1,145.0 1,186.6 1,206.0 1,225.8 1,211.4
Equity Securities 1,053.0 1,057.9 1,062.7 1,067.5 1,072.3
Debt Securities 91.9 128.7 143.3 158.3 139.0
Other Investment 1,075.7 1,091.6 1,091.2 1,073.1 1,111.2
Reserve Assets 535.5 554.6 533.0 543.5 523.4
Foreign Liabilities 4,009.9 4,095.8 3,986.5 3,968.4 4,051.6
Direct Investment 2,544.4 2,621.2 2,477.5 2,458.3 2,411.6
Portfolio Investment 216.0 213.6 228.5 233.0 233.7
Equity Securities 36.9 36.2 63.3 62.7 62.0
Debt Securities 179.1 177.4 165.1 170.3 171.7
Other Investment 1,245.0 1,261.0 1,280.5 1,277.2 1,406.4
Net IIP -292.9 -331.0 -244.6 -233.0 -312.4
Exchange Rates
Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 More Info
Exchange Rates 5/ ExchangeRates
SCR per US$ 6/ 13.5262 13.5059 13.6421 13.6497 13.6012
SCR per US$ 7/ 13.5235 13.5588 13.5817 13.6088 13.6070
SCR per Euro 6/ 14.5873 14.4518 14.5681 14.8539 15.1872
SCR per Euro 7/ 14.4289 14.4759 14.5549 14.6017 15.0570
SCR per £ 6/ 16.8799 16.7044 16.9768 17.5795 17.2699
SCR per £ 7/ 16.6324 16.9125 16.7161 17.0987 17.4896
Gross Official Reserves
USD Million Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 More Info
Gross official reserves 537.4 549.9 551.7 560.5 561.3 Reserve
In months of imports, c.i.f. 4.6 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3

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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