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 
       
2021   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   2.6 63.8
Feb   1.3 61.9
Mar   2.1 50.4
Apr   3.5 44.4
May   4.2 43.6
Jun   10.8 54.0
Jul   5.7 58.9
Aug   11.6 74.4
Sep   1.3 69.5
Oct   1.5 60.6
Nov   3.3 63.4
Dec   1.3 60.7
       
2022   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.1 61.5
Feb   1.7 62.1
Mar*)   2.2 62.2

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Weighted Average RatesMay 23 - 15:00h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 20.865 21.130
EUR 21.640 21.868
GBP 26.232 26.751
ANG 11.464 11.691
AWG 11.592 11.821
BRL 4.308 4.393
TTD 3.086 3.147
BBD 10.286 10.489
XCD 7.728 7.881
PER 100 GYD 9.914 10.111
CNY 3.139 3.201

Gold CertificatesMay 23

Coupon SRD
5 gram 13.169,53
10 gram 26.339,07
50 gram 131.695,34
100 gram 263.390,68
500 gram 1.316.953,42
1000 gram 2.633.906,85
Gold LME: USD 1.843,80 /tr.oz.

Weighted Average Accepted
OMO Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD220518-1W 2022-05-18 19,8
CBTD220511-1W 2022-05-11 19,8
CBTD220504-1W 2022-05-04 20,3
CBTD220427-1W 2022-04-27 10,0

Standing Lending Facility Interest Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD220518-1W 2022-05-18 23,8
CBTD220511-1W 2022-05-11 23,8
CBTD220504-1W 2022-05-04 24,4
CBTD220427-1W 2022-04-27 12,0
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 
       
2021   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   2.6 63.8
Feb   1.3 61.9
Mar   2.1 50.4
Apr   3.5 44.4
May   4.2 43.6
Jun   10.8 54.0
Jul   5.7 58.9
Aug   11.6 74.4
Sep   1.3 69.5
Oct   1.5 60.6
Nov   3.3 63.4
Dec   1.3 60.7
       
2022   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.1 61.5
Feb   1.7 62.1
Mar*)   2.2 62.2

*) Preliminary figures

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