Date Name  Author
WP/19/01 Towards Financial Inclusion: An Assessment for Suriname Nancy Fraser, Cherique MacDonald & Gavin Ooft
     
WP/18/04 Modelling and Forecasting Inflation for the Economy of Suriname Gavin Ooft
     
WP/18/03 A Monthly Economic Activity Index System for Suriname    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? Albert W. Mungroo
     
WP/18/01 Financial Resource Curse:  the Role of Commodity Price Shocks in Suriname Jennilee Brunings, Xanegay Huur, Peggy Tjon Kie Sim-Balker
     
WP/17/01 Strategic Assets Allocation for the Saving and Stabilization Fund of Suriname (SSFS) D. Wondel
     
WP/16/03 Inflation and Economic Activity in Suriname Gavin Ooft
     
WP/16/02 The Impact of the Foreign Exchange Market and Exchange Rate Policy on the Trade Balance in Suriname 1971-2012 Janice Narain
     
WP/16/01 Determining a Debt Threshold for Suriname - Is there an Optimal Level? Peggy Tjon Kie Sim-Balker & Albert Mungroo
     
WP/14/04 Financial Development in Suriname and its Relationship with Economic Growth Nancy Ong-A-Kwie-Jurgens & Daniel Boamah
     
WP/14/02 Twin Deficits in Suriname: An Empirical Analysis 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 Nancy Ong a Kwie & Ansjela-Devi Bhagwandin
     
WP/13/04 Government Expenditure in Suriname: A stimulus or impediment to growth Albert Mungroo, Gavin Ooft & Peggy Tjon Kie Sim-Balker
     
WP/13/03 Human Capital Development & Economic Growth in Suriname Gavin Ooft & Karel Eckhorst
     
WP/13/02 The Feasibility of Open Market Operations in Suriname: The pass-through of the policy interest rate Nancy Ong a Kwie & Natalie Pique
     
WP/13/01 Towards an Inflation Targeting Framework for Suriname Nancy Fraser & Ansjela-Devi Bhagwandin
WP/12/04 The International Investment Position of Suriname Rosminie Warsosemito
     
WP/12/03 The money demand function in Suriname Sanjay Gaurisankar & Nancy Ong A Kwie-Jurgens
     
WP/12/02 Tourism and Agricultural intersectoral linkages in Suriname 1980-2010 Karel Eckhorst & Daniëlla Wondel
     
WP/12/01 Coping with Financial Dollarization in Suriname Rakesh Adhin
     
WP/11/01 Short-Run and Long-Run Relationship between Money and Prices: The Case of Suriname Sanjay Gaurisankar with Saira Jahangir-Abdoelrahman, Karel Eckhorst, Wendy Amatali-Sisal, Rosminie Warsosemito, Daniëlla Wondel

 

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

*) Preliminary figures

 

 

Weighted Average RatesFebruary 20 - 15:00h (Transfers)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 35.221 35.694
EUR 38.596 38.769
GBP 44.415 45.285
ANG 19.352 19.732
AWG 19.567 19.951
BRL 7.109 7.248
TTD 5.191 5.293
BBD 17.362 17.703
XCD 13.045 13.300
GYD PER 100 16.736 17.064
CNY 4.895 4.991

Weighted Average RatesFebruary 20 - 15:00h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 32.413 34.049
EUR 33.027 34.390
GBP 40.874 41.683
ANG 17.809 18.162
AWG 18.007 18.364
BRL 6.542 6.671
TTD 4.777 4.872
BBD 15.978 16.295
XCD 12.005 12.243
GYD PER 100 15.402 15.707
CNY 4.505 4.594

Gold CertificatesFebruary 20

Coupon SRD
5 gram 23.147,42
10 gram 46.294,84
50 gram 231.474,22
100 gram 462.948,43
500 gram 2.314.742,16
1000 gram 4.629.484,32
Gold LBMA USD 2.017,05 / tr.oz

Weighted Average Accepted
OMO Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD240214-1W 2024-02-14 32,1
CBTD240207-1W 2024-02-07 27,4
CBTD240131-1W 2024-01-31 28,4
CBTD240124-1W 2024-01-24 24,0

Standing Lending Facility Interest Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD240214-1W 2024-02-14 38,5
CBTD240207-1W 2024-02-07 32,9
CBTD240131-1W 2024-01-31 34,1
CBTD240124-1W 2024-01-24 28,8
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

*) Preliminary figures