During the PDAC Conference (Mining Investment Show at Toronto, Canada) from March 3rd – 6th 2013 Suriname’s Government presented its investment opportunities in the mining sector at a side event.


The Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Hok, presented Suriname’s vision on investments and the outlook of the mining sector. The Central Bank’s senior advisor, Mr. Bernhard Fritz-Krockow, presented Suriname’s macroeconomic overview in a comprehensive presentation.
The investors reacted positively on the presented country statistics such as solid growth numbers, low inflation, and maintenance of low public debt levels, containing of government current spending and resolving external payment arrears.

Click here for the presentation on Suriname’s macroeconomic outlook and investment opportunities

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
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 34.9 60.8
     
2020 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan 0.7 4.2
Feb 2.5 7.0
Mar 9.9 17.6
Apr 7.8 26.0
May 4.8 31.5
Jun 3.3 35.2
Jul 2.5 38.2
Aug 1.7 40.0
Sep 4.2 45.1
Oct 7.1 54.4
Nov 1.5 56.3
Dec 3.0 60.8
     
2021 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan 2.6 63.8
Feb* 1.3 61.8

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Minimum Exchange RatesApril 22nd until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 14,018 14,290
EUR 16,825 17,160
GBP 19,508 19,895
ANG 7,699 7,852
AWG 7,784 7,939
BRL 2,517 2,566
TTD 2,068 2,108
BBD 6,907 7,044
XCD 5,190 5,293
PER 100 GYD 6,657 6,790
CNY 2,158 2,200

Maximum Exchange RatesApril 22nd until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 15,990 16,300
EUR 19,192 19,574
GBP 22,251 22,693
ANG 8,781 8,956
AWG 8,879 9,056
BRL 2,871 2,927
TTD 2,359 2,405
BBD 7,878 8,035
XCD 5,920 6,037
PER 100 GYD 7,594 7,745
CNY 2.461 2,509

Gold CertificatesApril 22nd until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 8.170,57
10 gram 16.341,14
50 gram 81.705,71
100 gram 163.411,42
500 gram 817.057,12
1000 gram 1.634.114,23
Gold LME: USD 1.778,40 /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 34.9 60.8
     
2020 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan 0.7 4.2
Feb 2.5 7.0
Mar 9.9 17.6
Apr 7.8 26.0
May 4.8 31.5
Jun 3.3 35.2
Jul 2.5 38.2
Aug 1.7 40.0
Sep 4.2 45.1
Oct 7.1 54.4
Nov 1.5 56.3
Dec 3.0 60.8
     
2021 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan 2.6 63.8
Feb* 1.3 61.8

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Balance sheet