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Financial Sector

Depository Corporations Survey
SCR Million Nov 2017 Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 More Info
Depository Corporations Survey DC Survey
Net foreign assets 11,088.40 10,868.86 11,148.80 11,518.62 11,749.49
Net domestic assets 8,459.50 8,913.82 8,924.89 8,999.70 8,840.21
Net claims on central government 1,851.50 2,244.83 2,212.03 2,249.00 2,069.45
Claims on parastatals 605.40 636.69 640.33 630.50 630.86
Claims on private sector 6,002.70 6,032.30 6,072.53 6,120.19 6,139.90
Broad Money, M3 1/ 15,807.70 15,887.77 16,157.47 16,408.73 16,322.47
Money, M2 9,561.20 9,772.96 9,801.55 9,766.10 9,772.44
Money, M1 4,996.30 5,099.27 5,068.96 5,002.02 5,041.70
Quasi-money 4,996.30 5,099.27 5,068.96 4,764.08 5,041.70
Foreign Currency Deposits 6,246.50 6,114.80 6,355.92 6,642.63 6,550.03
Other items net (net liabilities) 3,740.30 3,894.91 3,916.22 4,109.59 4,265.20
Central Bank Survey
SCR Million Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 Apr 2018 More Info
Central Bank Survey CBS Survey
Reserve Money 2/ 3,559.16 3,491.19 3,705.32 3,805.87 3,618.04
Currency in circulation 1,328.25 1,260.34 1,275.57 1,347.23 1,309.96
Other depository corporations reserves 2,105.91 2,220.84 2,364.75 2,458.64 2,143.08
Standing Deposit Facility 125.00 10.00 65.00 0.00 165.00
Net foreign assets 6,982.42 6,994.68 7,045.96 7,133.29 7,391.72
Net domestic assets -1,729.63 -1,832.21 -1,879.02 -1,884.86 -2,012.40
Net claims on central government -1,729.63 -1,832.21 -1,879.02 -1,884.86 -2,012.40
Other items net (net liabilities) 1,693.63 1,671.29 1,461.61 1,442.56 1,761.27
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted)
Percentage ( % ) Nov 2017 Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 More Info
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted) Interest Rates
Savings Deposit Rate 2.37 2.37 2.37 2.37 2.37
Time Deposit Rate
3 months to 6 months 2.98 2.94 3.31 3.27 3.35
6 months less than 12 months 3.80 3.82 3.84 3.90 3.94
Average lending rate 3/ 12.02 12.05 11.98 12.04 12.04
Treasury Bill Rate (tender issue)
Percentage ( % ) Nov 2017 Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 More Info
91-day 3.60 3.16 2.84 2.35 4.24
182-day 4.54 4.92 3.97 3.66 5.23
365-day 4.77 5.34 5.09 5.01 5.95
Financial Soundness Indicators ( FSI )
Percentage ( % ) Nov 2017 Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 More Info
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to risk-weighted assets 17.10 17.06 16.93 16.64 16.53 FSI
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to assets 8.20 8.07 7.99 7.83 7.79
Nonperforming loans net of provisions to capital 12.90 16.72 13.64 13.03 14.12
Nonperforming loans to total gross loans 6.10 7.26 6.35 6.22 6.71
Return on assets 50.40 3.15 3.33 3.21 0.98
Liquid assets to short-term liabilities 56.20 63.15 64.69 66.08 66.44
Net open position in foreign exchange to capital 8.20 0.85 3.99 5.13 8.08


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Fiscal Sector

Government Budget (R million)
Monthly Nov 2017 Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 More Info
Government Budget (R million)
Revenue & Grants 597.30 782.10 567.30 579.50 624.00
Total Revenue 578.60 754.10 565.90 561.60 573.20
Tax 551.90 525.90 533.50 528.50 519.50
Non-tax 26.60 228.20 32.40 33.20 53.70
Grants 18.70 28.00 1.40 17.90 50.80
Expenditure and Net Lending 623.30 989.00 622.30 652.70 606.90
Current Expenditure 527.40 778.90 608.90 516.70 531.90
Primary Current Expenditure 494.10 713.00 511.70 482.90 502.90
Wages and Salaries 168.80 201.70 243.70 168.60 186.40
Goods and Services 243.70 365.50 146.20 193.20 192.00
Interest due 33.20 66.00 97.20 33.80 29.00
External 2.30 10.80 74.40 8.20 1.90
Domestic 30.90 55.20 22.80 25.60 27.10
Subvention to state owned enterprises 0.00 38.20 0.00 0.00
Social program of Central Government 12.40 21.20 6.10 8.00 8.20
Transfers to public sector from Central Government 0.00 0.00 1.20 4.60 0.00
Benefits and approved programs of SSF 100.40 81.30 114.50 100.40 108.20
Other 44.30 5.20 0.00 8.10 8.20
Capital Expenditure 0.00 177.70 4.30 33.10 68.70
Development Grant 38.50 30.80 0.00 58.90 6.30
Net Lending 10.30 -3.60 9.00 39.50 0.00
Contingency 2.90 5.20 0.00 4.50 0.10
Stabilisation Fund 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Primary balance, Accrual basis (GFS)
including grants 7.20 -140.90 42.30 -39.40 46.10
in percent of GDP 0.0% -0.7% 0.2% -0.2% 0.2%
Excluding grants -11.50 -168.90 40.90 -57.30 -4.70
in percent of GDP -0.1% -0.8% 0.2% -0.3% 0.0%
Overall balance, Accrual basis (GFS) -26.00 -206.90 -54.90 -73.20 17.10
in percent of GDP -0.1% -1.0% -0.3% -0.3% 0.1%

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Real Sector

Real Sector Data
Monthly Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 Apr 2018 More Info
Real Sector
Tourism
Visitor Arrivals 29,729 24,543 31,179 35,968 31,111
Tourism Earnings (SCR million) 4/ 534 793 771 577
Inflation rate (%)
12-month average 2.90 3.10 3.40 3.60 3.78
Year-on-year 3.50 4.50 4.90 4.70 4.18
Month-on-Month 0.30 2.00 0.40 -0.03 0.15

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External Sector

Merchandise Trade
USD Million Nov 2017 Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 More Info
Trade Balance -91.34 -62.41 -55.19 -44.20 -37.31 Trades Stats
Merchandise Exports 48.70 35.30 54.40 54.40 61.40
Merchandise Imports 140.00 97.70 81.30 98.60 98.70
External Debt
USD Million 2016 Q4 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 2017 Q3 2017 Q4 More Info
General Government 415.51 410.40 411.40 404.10 404.80 External Debt
Short-term 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Currency and deposits 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Debt securities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Loans 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Trade credit and advances 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other debt liabilities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Long-term 415.51 410.40 411.40 404.10 404.80
Special drawing rights (allocations) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Currency and deposits 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Debt securities 165.10 156.60 156.60 148.20 148.20
Loans 250.50 253.80 254.80 255.90 256.70
Trade credit and advances 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other debt liabilities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Central Bank 53.60 57.90 60.00 60.30 58.70
Short-term 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Currency and deposits 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Debt securities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Loans 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Trade credit and advances 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other debt liabilities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Long-term 53.60 57.90 60.00 60.30 58.70
Special drawing rights (allocations) 11.10 11.20 11.50 11.70 11.80
Currency and deposits 4.90 4.90 5.00 5.10 5.10
Debt securities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Loans 37.60 41.80 43.50 43.50 41.80
Trade credit and advances 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other debt liabilities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 95.20 89.00 96.90 85.40 87.10
Short-term 95.20 89.00 96.90 85.40 87.10
Currency and deposits 76.30 69.20 73.00 66.20 71.00
Debt securities 6.60 5.70 6.50 6.60 6.00
Loans 10.50 12.70 12.60 10.60 7.60
Trade credit and advances 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other debt liabilities 1.70 1.50 4.70 2.10 2.50
Long-term 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Currency and deposits 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Debt securities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Loans 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Trade credit and advances 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other debt liabilities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other Sectors 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Short-term 312.20 312.10 319.80 337.00 300.70
Currency and deposits 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Debt securities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Loans 41.10 29.80 18.50 7.20 3.10
Trade credit and advances 203.80 227.60 245.50 273.20 241.00
Other debt liabilities 67.30 54.80 55.80 56.60 56.60
Long-term 472.00 457.30 458.50 459.10 458.00
Currency and deposits 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Debt securities 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Loans 404.70 402.50 402.70 402.50 401.40
Trade credit and advances 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Other debt liabilities 67.30 54.80 55.80 56.60 56.60
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,745.30 1,723.60 1,691.50 1,686.90 1,691.10
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises 491.90 489.20 491.00 520.30 559.00
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises 1,253.40 1,234.40 1,200.60 1,166.60 1,132.10
Gross External Debt Position 3,094.00 3,050.40 3,038.10 3,032.70 3,000.40
International Reserves Template
International Reserves Template USD Million March/2018 IRT
Balance of Payments
USD million 2016 Q4 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 2017 Q3 2017 Q4 More Info
BOP
Current Account (net) -59.70 -76.90 -85.60 -52.70 -80.50
Goods (net) -143.90 -151.60 -149.50 -148.70 -140.50
Credits 116.20 122.30 115.00 175.20 152.20
Debits 260.10 273.90 264.50 324.00 292.80
Services (net) 100.20 115.10 97.10 126.50 107.90
Transportation (net) 14.50 18.60 -8.20 -2.00 18.00
Travel (net) 76.60 98.40 97.50 133.90 91.00
Insurance (net) 1.60 -1.70 -1.70 -2.10 -1.80
Royalties and license fees (net) 0.10 0.10 -0.10 -0.10 -0.10
Construction (net) 1.90 -0.50 -0.50 -2.10 -2.80
Government services (net) 4.10 3.50 2.00 2.60 4.80
Other services (net) 7.10 -5.60 5.80 -6.10 -2.20
Primary Income (net) 22.30 -36.50 -26.00 -27.40 -46.20
Secondary Income (net) 6.30 -3.80 -7.20 -3.00 -1.70
Capital Account 5.40 17.10 14.40 12.60 8.20
Financial Account 52.20 -43.20 -82.40 -58.30 -62.90
Direct investment (net) 48.10 -36.50 -35.10 -48.00 -86.70
Other investment (net) 24.40 -63.90 -36.90 -38.30 26.70
Overall Balance 17.50 -25.60 6.80 -3.40 3.80
Financing of Overall Balance -17.50 25.60 -6.80 3.40 -3.80
Reserve assets (Decrease = sign -) -17.50 25.60 -6.80 3.40 -3.80
Arrears - - - - -

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International Investment Position
USD Million 2016 Q3 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 2017 Q3 2017 Q4 More Info
Foreign assets 3735.4 3752.00 3734.00 3641.00 3642.00 IIP
Direct Investment 893.0 880.00 857.00 751.00 729.00
Portfolio Investment 1225.8 1224.00 1232.00 1248.00 1249.00
Equity Securities 1067.5 1077.00 1082.00 1087.00 1092.00
Debt Securities 158.3 147.00 150.00 161.00 158.00
Other Investment 1073.1 1099.00 1100.00 1093.00 1119.00
Reserve Assets 543.5 549.00 545.00 549.00 545.00
Foreign Liabilities 3968.4 4000.00 4045.00 4068.00 4099.00
Direct Investment 2458.3 2438.00 2451.00 2473.00 2539.00
Portfolio Investment 233.0 215.00 227.00 219.00 218.00
Equity Securities 62.7 53.00 64.00 64.00 64.00
Debt Securities 170.3 162.00 163.00 155.00 154.00
Other Investment 1277.2 1347.00 1367.00 1376.00 1342.00
Net IIP -233.0 -248.00 -311.00 -427.00 -457.00
Exchange Rates
SCR Million Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 Apr 2018 More Info
Exchange Rates 5/ Exchange Rates
Seychelles rupees per US$ 6/ 13.8357 13.8384 13.8485 13.8563 13.8846
Seychelles rupees per US$ 7/ 13.7796 13.8367 13.8657 13.8634 13.8677
Seychelles rupees per Euro 6/ 16.5296 17.2593 16.9914 17.0805 16.9433
Seychelles rupees per Euro 7/ 16.3427 16.8909 17.1507 17.1263 17.0857
Seychelles rupees per £ 6/ 18.4591 19.4375 19.1872 19.4540 19.0038
Seychelles rupees per £ 7/ 18.4176 18.9503 19.3029 19.2941 19.4478
Gross Official Reserves
USD Million Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 Mar 2018 Apr 2018 More Info
Gross official reserves 544.70 544.70 547.50 554.20 573.70 Reserve
In months of imports, c.i.f. 4.20 4.20 4.20 3.80 3.90

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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