Monetary Policy November 2020

International reserves remain adequate

Press Release

During its meeting of November 13, 2020 and after reviewing the most recent economic and monetary data, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)1 of the Centrale Bank van Aruba (CBA) decided to keep the reserve requirement at 7.0 percent. The reserve requirement refers to the minimum amount of reserves that commercial banks must hold at the CBA and is equal to 7.0 percent of their liabilities with maturity less than 2 years. The following information and analysis were considered in reaching this decision.

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