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Financial Sector

Depository Corporations Survey
SCR Million Aug 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2017 More Info
Depository Corporations Survey DC Survey
Net foreign assets 11,166.13 11,138.62 11,002.61 11,088.41 10,868.86
Net domestic assets 7,697.86 7,699.68 8,152.79 8,459.52 8,913.82
Net claims on central government 1,408.51 1,302.16 1,672.66 1,851.51 2,244.83
Claims on parastatals 641.19 610.48 612.56 605.35 636.69
Claims on private sector 5,648.16 5,787.04 5,867.57 6,002.66 6,032.30
Broad Money, M3 1/ 15,194.65 15,223.62 15,452.02 15,807.66 15,887.77
Money, M2 8,995.17 9,084.20 9,303.74 9,561.16 5,099.27
Money, M1 4,693.13 4,709.43 4,815.59 4,996.27 4,673.70
Quasi-money 4,302.04 4,374.77 4,488.16 4,564.89 4,673.70
Foreign Currency Deposits 6,199.48 6,139.43 6,148.28 6,246.50 6,114.80
Other items net (net liabilities) 3,669.34 3,614.68 3,703.37 3,740.26 3,894.91
Central Bank Survey
SCR Million Sep 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2017 Jan 2018 More Info
Central Bank Survey CBS Survey
Reserve Money 2/ 3,419.76 3,607.28 3,552.25 3,553.16 3,438.91
Currency in circulation 1,186.41 1,223.38 1,266.81 1,328.25 1,266.18
Other depository corporations’ reserves 2,088.36 2,215.90 2,095.44 2,105.91 2,102.73
Standing Deposit Facility 145.00 168.00 190.00 125.00 70.00
Net foreign assets 6,941.22 7,068.20 7,077.49 6,982.42 6,983.74
Net domestic assets -2,399.59 -1,953.21 -2,002.16 -1,729.63 -1,818.79
Net domestic assets -2,399.59 -1,953.21 -2,002.16 -1,729.63 -1,818.79
Other items net (net liabilities) 1,121.87 1,507.70 1,523.08 1,693.63 1,726.03
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted)
Percentage ( % ) Aug 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2017 More Info
Interest Rates (Volume Weighted) Interest Rates
Savings Deposit Rate 2.37 2.37 2.37 2.37 2.37 View Graph and Chart
Time Deposit Rate
3 months to 6 months 3.63 3.57 3.34 2.98 2.94
6 months less than 12 months 4.18 3.81 3.87 3.80 3.82
Average lending rate 3/ 12.06 12.07 12.04 12.02 12.05
Treasury Bill Rate (tender issue)
Percentage ( % ) Aug 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2017 More Info
91-day 3.93 3.43 2.75 3.60 3.16
182-day 5.06 4.19 3.14 4.54 4.92
365-day 5.55 5.34 4.13 4.77 5.34
Financial Soundness Indicators ( FSI )
Percentage ( % ) Jul 17 Aug 17 Sep 17 Oct 17 Nov 17 Dec 17 More Info
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to risk-weighted assets 18.17 17.61 17.24 17.18 17.10 17.06 FSI
Regulatory Tier 1 capital to assets 8.53 8.39 8.42 8.30 8.20 8.07
Nonperforming loans net of provisions to capital 15.44 14.63 15.05 13.32 12.90 16.72
Nonperforming loans to total gross loans 7.15 6.79 6.71 6.23 6.10 7.26
Return on assets 3.40 3.80 3.54 3.47 50.40 3.15
Liquid assets to short-term liabilities 65.56 87.40 86.61 62.46 56.20 63.15
Net open position in foreign exchange to capital -1.47 4.95 6.22 4.24 8.20 0.85


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Fiscal Sector

Government Budget (R million)
Monthly Jul 17 Aug 17 Sep 17 Oct 17 Nov 17 More Info
Government Budget (R million)
Revenue & Grants 646.4 660.3 596.3 611.9 597.3
Total Revenue 635.7 652.8 587.0 599.8 578.6
Tax 567.8 624.0 561.2 561.0 551.9
Non-tax 67.9 28.7 25.9 38.8 26.6
Grants 10.7 7.5 9.3 12.0 18.7
Expenditure and Net Lending 684.3 580.2 505.6 772.7 623.3
Current Expenditure 687.9 522.6 481.6 678.9 527.4
Primary Current Expenditure 579.5 489.9 442.8 577.2 494.1
Wages and Salaries 170.2 171.5 168.0 173.6 168.8
Goods and Services 285.8 201.4 172.8 278.3 243.7
Interest due 108.4 32.7 38.9 101.6 33.2
External 79.8 6.8 1.4 4.1 2.3
Domestic 28.6 25.9 37.5 97.6 30.9
Subvention to state owned enterprises 16.8 1.2 0.0 12.9 0.0
Social program of Central Government 9.2 9.0 3.5 11.9 12.4
Transfers to public sector from Central Government 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Benefits and approved programs of SSF 96.5 99.0 96.6 100.1 100.4
Development Grant 0.0 0.3 0.9 6.1 -31.2
Other 1.0 7.9 1.9 0.6 44.3
Capital Expenditure 26.4 52.5 21.5 87.5 0.0
Net Lending -30.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1 10.3
Contingency 0.2 4.7 1.7 0.4 2.9
- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Primary balance, Accrual basis (GFS)
including grants 70.5 112.4 129.5 -59.3 7.2
in percent of GDP 0.3% 0.6% 0.6% -0.3% 0.0%
Excluding grants 59.8 104.9 120.3 -71.3 -11.5
in percent of GDP 0.3% 0.5% 0.6% -0.4% -0.1%
Overall balance, Accrual basis (GFS) -38.0 79.7 90.7 -160.9 -26.0
in percent of GDP -0.2% 0.4% 0.4% -0.8% -0.1%

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Real Sector

Real Sector Data
Monthly Sep 17 Oct 17 Nov 17 Dec 17 Jan 18 More Info
Real Sector
Tourism
Visitor Arrivals 26,367 34,036 26,816 29,729 24,543
Tourism Earnings (SCR million) 4/ 472 436 536 534
Inflation rate (%)
12-month average 1.9 2.3 2.5 2.9 3.1
Year-on-year 3.2 3.5 3.0 3.5 4.5
Month-on-Month -0.3 0.02 -0.4 0.3 2.0

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External Sector

Merchandise Trade
USD Million Aug 17 Sep 17 Oct 17 Nov 17 Dec 17 More Info
Trade Balance -29.62 -58.73 -19.78 -92.15 -72.60 Trades Stats
Merchandise Exports 66.2 55.5 69.8 47.9 34.5
Merchandise Imports 95.9 114.2 89.6 140.0 107.1
External Debt
USD Million 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 2017 Q3 More Info
General Government 424.8 415.5 410.4 411.2 404.1 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 424.8 415.5 410.4 411.2 404.1
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 165.1 165.1 156.6 156.6 148.2
Loans 259.7 250.5 253.8 254.6 255.9
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 57.2 48.8 57.9 60.0 60.3
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 57.2 48.8 57.9 60.0 60.3
Special drawing rights (allocations) 11.6 11.2 11.2 11.5 11.7
Currency and deposits 5.0 0.0 4.9 5.0 5.1
Debt securities 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Loans 40.6 37.6 41.8 43.5 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 91.3 95.2 89.0 96.9 83.3
Short-term 91.3 95.2 89.0 96.9 83.3
Currency and deposits 67.3 76.3 69.2 73.0 66.2
Debt securities 5.2 6.6 5.7 6.5 6.6
Loans 17.3 10.5 12.7 12.6 8.6
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 1.6 1.7 1.5 4.7 2.1
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 760.7 801.7 781.5 778.2 786.3
Short-term 296.1 313.6 324.1 319.8 327.2
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 52.9 41.5 29.8 18.5 7.2
Trade credit and advances 187.7 203.8 239.6 245.5 263.5
Other debt liabilities 55.5 68.3 54.8 55.8 56.6
Long-term 464.6 488.2 457.3 458.5 459.1
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 409.2 419.9 402.5 402.7 402.5
Trade credit and advances 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other debt liabilities 55.5 68.3 54.8 55.8 56.6
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1769.7 1741.9 1723.6 1706.7 1688.0
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 499.0 491.9 489.2 491.0 491.0
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises 1270.7 1250.0 1234.4 1215.7 1196.9
Gross External Debt Position 3103.6 3103.1 3062.4 3053.1 3022.0
International Reserves Template
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Balance of Payments
USD million 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 2017 Q3 More Info
BOP
Current Account (net) -92.6 -59.7 -70.6 -73.4 -53.2
Goods (net) -135.7 -143.9 -158.3 -144.3 -147.4
Credits 111.5 116.2 115.6 120.2 175.2
Debits 247.2 260.1 273.9 264.5 322.6
Services (net) 90.0 100.2 125.2 101.1 132.8
Transportation (net) 2.9 14.5 26.0 -1.6 3.4
Travel (net) 88.7 76.6 99.5 98.7 134.6
Insurance (net) -1.5 -1.6 -1.73 -1.39 -1.83
Royalties and license fees (net) -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Construction (net) -0.8 -1.9 -0.7 -0.5 -0.7
Government services (net) 3.5 4.1 3.7 -0.5 3.6
Other services (net) 5.4 7.1 -1.6 6.5 -6.2
Primary Income (net) -42.9 -22.3 -36.1 -23.0 -41.0
Secondary Income (net) -4.0 6.3 -1.4 -7.2 2.4
Capital Account 9.3 5.4 13.2 13.8 12.6
Financial Account -76.1 -52.2 -43.7 -70.5 -28.5
Direct investment (net) -35.2 -48.1 -52.3 -31.6 -35.3
Other investment (net) -69.7 24.4 31.6 -29.0 -22.0
Overall Balance -11.6 17.5 -25.6 6.8 -3.4
Financing of Overall Balance 11.6 -17.5 -25.6 -6.8 3.4
Reserve assets (Decrease = sign -) 11.6 -17.5 25.6 -6.8 3.4
Arrears - - - - -

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International Investment Position
USD Million 2016 Q3 2016 Q4 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 2017 Q3
Foreign assets 3,735.4 3,739.2 3,749.4 3,689.9 3,723.3 IIP
Direct Investment 893.0 893.3 880.0 856.6 834.0
Portfolio Investment 1,225.8 1,211.4 1,225.6 1,236.7 1,254.5
Equity Securities 1,067.5 1,076.8 1,072.3 1,051.7 1,086.2
Debt Securities 158.3 139.0 148.8 155.2 168.4
Other Investment 1,073.1 1,111.2 1,099.4 1,051.7 1,085.8
Reserve Assets 543.5 523.4 549.4 545.02 549.0
Foreign Liabilities 3,968.4 4,051.6 3,959.2 4,018.9 3,985.3
Direct Investment 2,458.3 2,411.6 2,385.4 2,425.6 2,402.1
Portfolio Investment 233.0 233.7 214.9 227.5 219.0
Equity Securities 62.7 62.0 52.7 64.3 64.3
Debt Securities 170.3 171.7 162.3 163.1 154.7
Other Investment 1,277.2 1,406.4 1,358.8 1,365.8 1,364.1
Net IIP -233.0 -312.4 -209.9 -328.9 -262.0
Exchange Rates
Sep 17 Oct 17 Nov 17 Dec 17 Jan 18 More Info
Exchange Rates 5/ ExchangeRates
SCR per US$ 6/ 13.6640 13.7161 13.7614 13.8357 13.8384
SCR per US$ 7/ 13.7049 13.7106 13.7453 13.7796 13.8367
SCR per Euro 6/ 16.2101 16.0660 16.3506 16.5296 17.2593
SCR per Euro 7/ 16.3536 16.1817 16.1847 16.3427 16.8909
SCR per £ 6/ 18.3929 17.9633 18.4504 18.4591 19.4375
SCR per £ 7/ 18.1165 18.0722 18.1449 18.4176 18.9503
Gross Official Reserves
USD Million Sep 17 Oct 17 Nov 17 Dec 17 Jan 18 More Info
Gross official reserves 548.9 555.8 555.9 544.7 544.7 Reserve
In months of imports, c.i.f. 4.2 4.3 4.3 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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