WP/19/01 - Towards Financial Inclusion: An Assessment for Suriname

Author(s): Nancy Fraser, Cherique MacDonald & Gavin Ooft

 

WP/18/04 - Modelling and Forecasting Inflation for the Economy of Suriname

Author(s): Gavin Ooft

 

WP/18/03 - A Monthly Economic Activity Index System for Suriname   

Author(s): Sailesh Bhaghoe

 

WP/18/02 - The Impact of Value Added Tax on Economic Growth - Can Suriname draw a Lesson from Value Added Tax in the Caribbean?

Author(s): Albert W. Mungroo

 

WP/18/01 - Financial Resource Curse:  the Role of Commodity Price Shocks in Suriname

Author(s): Jennilee Brunings, Xanegay Huur, Peggy Tjon Kie Sim-Balker

 

WP/17/01 - Strategic Assets Allocation for the Saving and Stabilization Fund of Suriname (SSFS)

Author(s): D. Wondel

 

WP/16/03 - Inflation and Economic Activity in Suriname

Author(s): Gavin Ooft

 

WP/16/02 - The Impact of the Foreign Exchange Market and Exchange Rate Policy on the Trade Balance in Suriname 1971-2012

Author(s): Janice Narain

 

WP/16/01 - Determining a Debt Threshold for Suriname - Is there an Optimal Level?

Author(s): Peggy Tjon Kie Sim-Balker & Albert Mungroo

 

WP/14/04 - Financial Development in Suriname and its Relationship with Economic Growth

Author(s): Nancy Ong-A-Kwie-Jurgens & Daniel Boamah

 

WP/14/02 - Twin Deficits in Suriname: An Empirical Analysis

Author(s): Peggy Tjon Kie Sim-Balker Albert Mungroo, Natalie Piqué-Lont & Gavin Ooft

 

WP/14/01 - Measuring the impact of Suriname’s Monetary Policy on the Business Cycle: 1970-2012

Author(s): Nancy Ong a Kwie & Ansjela-Devi Bhagwandin

  

WP/13/04 - Government Expenditure in Suriname: A stimulus or impediment to growth

Author(s): Albert Mungroo, Gavin Ooft & Peggy Tjon Kie Sim-Balker

 

WP/13/03 - Human Capital Development & Economic Growth in Suriname

Author(s): Gavin Ooft & Karel Eckhorst

 

WP/13/02 - The Feasibility of Open Market Operations in Suriname: The pass-through of the policy interest rate

Author(s): Nancy Ong a Kwie & Natalie Pique

 

WP/13/01 - Towards an Inflation Targeting Framework for Suriname

Author(s): Nancy Fraser & Ansjela-Devi Bhagwandin

 

WP/12/04 - The International Investment Position of Suriname

Author(s): Rosminie Warsosemito

 

WP/12/03 - The money demand function in Suriname

Author(s): Sanjay Gaurisankar & Nancy Ong A Kwie-Jurgens

 

WP/12/02 - Tourism and Agricultural intersectoral linkages in Suriname 1980-2010

Author(s): Karel Eckhorst & Daniëlla Wondel

 

WP/12/01 - Coping with Financial Dollarization in Suriname

Author(s): Rakesh Adhin

 

WP/11/01 - Short-Run and Long-Run Relationship between Money and Prices: The Case of Suriname

Author(s): Sanjay Gaurisankar with Saira Jahangir-Abdoelrahman, Karel Eckhorst, Wendy Amatali-Sisal, Rosminie Warsosemito, Daniëlla Wondel

Exchange RatesAugust 07th and until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 7,396 7,520
EUR 8,733 8,916
GBP 9,661 9,902
ANG 4,112 4,228
AWG 4,112 4,228
BRL 1,357 1,406
TTD 1,079 1,113
BBD 3,667 3,760
XCD 2,712 2,783
PER 100 GYD 3,484 3,602

Gold CertificatesAugust 07th and until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 4.994,07
10 gram 9.988,14
50 gram 49.940,72
100 gram 99.881,44
500 gram 499.407,20
1000 gram 998.814,41
Gold LME: USD 2.065,60 /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 7.8 26.0
May 4.8 31.5
Jun*) 3.3 35.2

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Exchange RatesAugust 07th until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 7,396 7,520
EUR 8,733 8,916
GBP 9,661 9,902
ANG 4,112 4,228
AWG 4,112 4,228
BRL 1,357 1,406
TTD 1,079 1,113
BBD 3,667 3,760
XCD 2,712 2,783
PER 100 GYD 3,484 3,602
CNY 1,046 1,082

Gold CertificatesAugust 07th until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 4.994,07
10 gram 9.988,14
50 gram 49.940,72
100 gram 99.881,44
500 gram 499.407,20
1000 gram 998.814,41
Gold LME: USD 2.065,60 /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 7.8 26.0
May 4.8 31.5
Jun*) 3.3 35.2

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Balance sheet