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
     
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*) 2.2 59.8

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Weighted Average RatesOctober 25 - 12:30h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 21.371 21.562
EUR 23.821 24.019
GBP 29.387 29.968
ANG 11.742 11.975
AWG 11.873 12.108
BRL 3.791 3.866
TTD 3.143 3.205
BBD 10.535 10.743
XCD 7.915 8.072
PER 100 GYD 10.155 10.356
CNY 3.344 3.411

Gold CertificatesOctober 25

Coupon SRD
5 gram 12.495,61
10 gram 24.991,21
50 gram 124.956,07
100 gram 249.912,13
500 gram 1.249.560,66
1000 gram 2.499.121,33
Gold LME: USD 1.795,10 /tr.oz.

Weighted Average Accepted
OMO Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD211020-1W 2021-10-20 19,8
CBTD211013-1W 2021-10-13 19,0
CBTD211006-1W 2021-10-06 17,9
CBTD210929-1W 2021-09-29 17,7

Standing Lending Facility Interest Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD211020-1W 2021-10-20 39,6
CBTD211013-1W 2021-10-13 22,8
CBTD211006-1W 2021-10-06 21,5
CBTD210929-1W 2021-09-29 21,2
Balance sheet

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
     
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*) 2.2 59.8

*) Preliminary figures

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