The standard amounts are intended for loans you will provide from 1 May 2018. To calculate the maximum loans, the AFM has drawn up a calculation model: model for maximum lending. The assessment also includes the costs of living. The standards have been indexed in line with prices. Prices rose with 0.5% last year on Bonaire, and with 1,9% on Sint Eustatius. On Saba prices declined with 0.2%.
Standard amounts for lending in the Caribbean Netherlands For The Caribbean Netherlands
Under Article 2:5 of the BES Islands Financial Markets Act (Wfm BES), the ministry of Finance changes the standard amounts for consumer loans yearly.