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 RatesJuly 06th and until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 7,396 7,520
EUR 8,276 8,450
GBP 9,147 9,376
ANG 4,112 4,228
AWG 4,112 4,228
BRL 1,355 1,404
TTD 1,082 1,116
BBD 3,667 3,760
XCD 2,712 2,783
PER 100 GYD 3,477 3,594

Gold CertificatesJuly 06th and until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 4.292,45
10 gram 8.584,89
50 gram 42.924,46
100 gram 85.848,91
500 gram 429.244,55
1000 gram 858.489,11
Gold LME: USD 1.775,40 /tr.oz.

Inflation

  Average End-of-period
2012 5.0 4.3
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 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan 0.7 4.2
Feb 2.5 7.0
Mar 9.9 17.6
Apr* 0.8 26.2

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Exchange RatesJuly 06th until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 7,396 7,520
EUR 8,276 8,450
GBP 9,147 9,376
ANG 4,112 4,228
AWG 4,112 4,228
BRL 1,355 1,404
TTD 1,082 1,116
BBD 3,667 3,760
XCD 2,712 2,783
PER 100 GYD 3,477 3,594
CNY 1,029 1,064

Gold CertificatesJuly 06th until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 4.292,45
10 gram 8.584,89
50 gram 42.924,46
100 gram 85.848,91
500 gram 429.244,55
1000 gram 858.489,11
Gold LME: USD 1.775,40 /tr.oz.

Inflation

  Average End-of-period
2012 5.0 4.3
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 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan 0.7 4.2
Feb 2.5 7.0
Mar 9.9 17.6
Apr* 0.8 26.2

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Balance sheet