According to the Central Bank’s (BDL) balance sheet, total assets rose by 9.29% year-to-date (YTD) to stand at $129.24B in June 2018. In details, Foreign assets (constituting 34.17% of BDL’s total assets) rose by 5.18% YTD to reach $44.16B, while the Securities’ portfolio (21.88% of total assets) decreased by 3.39% since December 2017 to $28.28B in June 2018. Loans to the local financial sector (18.32% of total assets) surged from $19.18B by the end of December 2017 to $23.67B in June 2018, while Gold assets (8.93% of total BDL assets) slid by 3.56% to settle at $11.54B over the same period.
On the liabilities side, financial sector deposits which constituted 82.57% of BDL’s total liabilities grew by 9.46% YTD to $106.71B, while Public sector deposits (5.06% of total liabilities) grew by 10.80% to reach $6.54B in June 2018.
BDL’s Total Assets in June of each year ($B)