With regard to FATF-RECOMMENDATION 19 (HIGHER-RISK COUNTRIES) Central Bank of Suriname is drawing attention to apply enhanced due diligence measures by financial institutions in mitigating risks. Countermeasures that could be undertaken by countries include the following, and any other measures that have a similar effect in mitigating risks:

  • requiring financial institutions to apply specific elements of enhanced due diligence;
  • introducing enhanced relevant reporting mechanisms or systematic reporting of financial transactions;
  • refusing the establishment of subsidiaries or branches or representative offices of financial institutions from the country concerned, or otherwise taking into account the fact that the relevant financial institution is from a country that does not have adequate AML/CFT systems;
  • prohibiting financial institutions from establishing branches or representative offices in the country concerned, or otherwise taking into account the fact that the relevant branch or representative office would be in a country that does not have adequate AML/CFT systems;
  • limiting business relationships or financial transactions with the identified country or persons in that country;
  • prohibiting financial institutions from relying on third parties located in the country concerned to conduct elements of the CDD process;
  • requiring financial institutions to review and amend, or if necessary terminate, correspondent relationships with financial institutions in the country concerned;
  • requiring increased supervisory examination and/or external audit requirements for branches and subsidiaries of financial institutions based in the country concerned;
  • requiring increased external audit requirements for financial groups with respect to any of their branches and subsidiaries located in the country concerned.

 

Follow the links for an overview of the High Risk Jurisdictions and other controlled jurisdictions:

High-risk and other monitored jurisdictions

 

Other relevant links:

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
2022   52.4 54.6
       
2023   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.7 55.6
Feb   3.2 57.9
Mar   3.2 59.6
Apr   5.7 65.4
May   2.4 65.0
Jun   2.3 54.6
Jul   3.0 56.6
Aug   2.0 53.5
Sep   1.5 50.8
Oct   1.0 42.9
Nov   0.6 38.7
Dec   0.1 32.6
       
2024   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   0.9 29.0
Feb*   0.4 25.4

*) Preliminary figures

 

 

Weighted Average RatesApril 24 - 15:00h (Transfers)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 33.444 34.492
EUR 36.230 36.350
GBP 41.583 42.398
ANG 18.376 18.736
AWG 18.580 18.944
BRL 6.515 6.643
TTD 4.921 5.018
BBD 16.486 16.810
XCD 12.387 12.629
GYD PER 100 15.892 16.203
CNY 4.615 4.706

Weighted Average RatesApril 24 - 15:00h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 33.126 33.745
EUR 34.730 34.882
GBP 41.187 42.003
ANG 18.201 18.561
AWG 18.403 18.768
BRL 6.453 6.581
TTD 4.874 4.971
BBD 16.330 16.653
XCD 12.269 12.512
GYD PER 100 15.741 16.052
CNY 4.572 4.662

Gold CertificatesApril 24

Coupon SRD
5 gram 25.821,18
10 gram 51.642,35
50 gram 258.211,77
100 gram 516.423,54
500 gram 2.582.117,68
1000 gram 5.164.235,37
Gold LBMA USD 2.328,45 /tr.oz.

Weighted Average Accepted
OMO Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD240424-1W 2024-04-24 34,6
CBTD240417-1W 2024-04-17 34,3
CBTD240411-1W 2024-04-11 34,0
CBTD240403-1W 2024-04-03 37,8

Standing Lending Facility Interest Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD240424-1W 2024-04-24 41,5
CBTD240417-1W 2024-04-17 41,2
CBTD240411-1W 2024-04-11 40,8
CBTD240403-1W 2024-04-03 45,4
Balance sheet

Inflation

    Average End-of-period
2022   52.4 54.6
       
2023   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.7 55.6
Feb   3.2 57.9
Mar   3.2 59.6
Apr   5.7 65.4
May   2.4 65.0
Jun   2.3 54.6
Jul   3.0 56.6
Aug   2.0 53.5
Sep   1.5 50.8
Oct   1.0 42.9
Nov   0.6 38.7
Dec   0.1 32.6
       
2024   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   0.9 29.0
Feb*   0.4 25.4

*) Preliminary figures