The Centrale Bank van Suriname is assigned several tasks as provided in the Bank Act of 1956 (Prevailing Text S.B. 173 of 2010).

The Bank’s duties are as follows:

  1. promoting stability in the value of the Surinamese currency;
  2. attending to the circulation of money in Suriname with respect to banknotes and facilitating cashless payments;
  3. promoting the development of a sound banking and credit sector in Suriname;
  4. supervising the banking and credit sector, the pension and insurance sector, currency exchange operations, and transfers of financial resources from and to other countries, all on the basis of the applicable provisions of law; supervision is also aimed at ensuring the integrity of the institutions active in these sectors and sub-sectors;
  5. promoting and facilitating payment transactions by Suriname with other countries;
  6. promoting the balanced socioeconomic development of Suriname.

Exchange RatesMarch 09th and until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 14,018 14,290
EUR 16,628 16,959
GBP 19,396 19,782
ANG 7,699 7,852
AWG 7,784 7,939
BRL 2,438 2,485
TTD 2,063 2,103
BBD 6,907 7,044
XCD 5,190 5,293
PER 100 GYD 6,657 6,790

Gold CertificatesMarch 09th and until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 7.814,97
10 gram 15.629,94
50 gram 78.149,69
100 gram 156.299,39
500 gram 781.496,94
1000 gram 1562993,88
Gold LME: USD 1.701,00 /tr.oz.

Inflation

    Average End-of-period
2013   1.9 0.6
2014   3.4 3.9
2015   6.9 25.1
2016   55.5 52.4
2017   22.0  9.2 
2018   6.8# 5.4 
2019   4.4#  4.2 
2020   34.9 60.8
2021   59.1  60.7 
2022   52.4 54.6
       
2022   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.1 61.5
Feb   1.7 62.1
Mar   2.2 62.2
Apr   1.9 59.8
May   2.7 57.5
Jun   9.1 55.1
Jul   1.7 49.2
Aug   4.0 39.1
Sep   3.3 41.9
Oct   6.5 49.0
Nov   3.7 49.5
Dec   4.7 54.6
       
2023   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.7 55.6
Feb*   3.3 57.9

*) Preliminary figures

# 10-months inflation (Computations without data for May and June)

 

Weighted Average RatesMarch 30 - 15:00h (Transfers)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 35.795 36.021
EUR 38.051 38.925
GBP 44.198 45.064
ANG 19.668 20.053
AWG 19.886 20.276
BRL 7.017 7.155
TTD 5.288 5.392
BBD 17.645 17.991
XCD 13.257 13.517
PER 100 GYD 17.009 17.342
CNY 5.203 5.305

Weighted Average RatesMarch 30 - 15:00h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 35.898 36.271
EUR 37.553 37.981
GBP 44.325 45.202
ANG 19.724 20.115
AWG 19.943 20.338
BRL 7.037 7.177
TTD 5.303 5.408
BBD 17.696 18.047
XCD 13.296 13.559
PER 100 GYD 17.058 17.395
CNY 5.218 5.321

Gold CertificatesMarch 30

Coupon SRD
5 gram 22.756,69
10 gram 45.513,38
50 gram 227.566,88
100 gram 455.133,76
500 gram 2.275.668,82
1000 gram 4.551.337,63
Gold LBMA USD 1.965,00 / tr.oz

Weighted Average Accepted
OMO Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD230329-1W 2023-03-29 29,2
CBTD230222-1W 2023-03-22 25,1
CBTD230315-1W 2023-03-15 27,7
CBTD230308-1W 2023-03-08 26,8

Standing Lending Facility Interest Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD230329-1W 2023-03-29 35,0
CBTD230222-1W 2023-03-22 30,1
CBTD230315-1W 2023-03-15 33,2
CBTD230308-1W 2023-03-08 32,2
Balance sheet

Inflation

    Average End-of-period
2013   1.9 0.6
2014   3.4 3.9
2015   6.9 25.1
2016   55.5 52.4
2017   22.0  9.2 
2018   6.8# 5.4 
2019   4.4#  4.2 
2020   34.9 60.8
2021   59.1  60.7 
2022   52.4 54.6
       
2022   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.1 61.5
Feb   1.7 62.1
Mar   2.2 62.2
Apr   1.9 59.8
May   2.7 57.5
Jun   9.1 55.1
Jul   1.7 49.2
Aug   4.0 39.1
Sep   3.3 41.9
Oct   6.5 49.0
Nov   3.7 49.5
Dec   4.7 54.6
       
2023   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.7 55.6
Feb*   3.3 57.9

*) Preliminary figures

# 10-months inflation (Computations without data for May and June)