The Suriname Country Profile can be characterized as the illustrative 'handbook' about the Surinamese economy. It is produced by the Statistics Department of the Central Bank of Suriname and presents an overview of the main economic and financial data of the past 10 years in a clear and evident way in graphs. The first edition was published in May 2013. The publication forms part of the Central Bank of Suriname’s endeavor to disseminate high quality information and statistical data on the Surinamese economy to the local and international community, and to increase the availability and transparency of Suriname’s economic data.
 
The Central Bank is pleased to present the fifth edition of the Country Profile with data updates for 2016.
  

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This first edition of our Country Profile has been produced by the Statistics Department of the Central Bank of Suriname. The Profile provides an overall picture of the Surinamese economy with graphs and tables covering up to 10 years of economic and financial data. Various international comparisons are also included to help place Suriname’s economic developments in a broader regional context.

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In the Preface, Governor Gillmore Hoefdraad mentions that the publication of this Profile fits in the Central Bank of Suriname’s endeavor to disseminate high quality information and statistical data on the Surinamese economy to the local and international community, and to increase the availability, accuracy, and transparency of economic data on Suriname.

Commenting on the state of the economy in the past years, Governor Hoefdraad says:

The Surinamese economy has demonstrated remarkable resilience in recent years with a stable and growth-oriented policy mix underpinning a steady pace of economic activity. Investment and growth prospects remain strong. We are confident that this publication will evidence the strength of the Surinamese economy and provide useful insights to the reader.”

Suriname: Macro-economic Statistics

 

 

Table 1 Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank of Suriname (CBvS) – Millions of SRD
Table 1a Analytical Accounts of the Central Bank of Suriname (CBvS) – Changes with respect to December of previous year
Table 2 Analytical Accounts of the Other Depository Corporations (ODCs) – Millions of SRD
Table 2a

Analytical Accounts of the Other Depository Corporations (ODCs) – Changes with respect to December of previous year

Table 3 Depository Corporations Survey (CBvS + ODCs) – Millions of SRD
Table 3a Depository Corporations Survey (CBvS + ODCs) – Changes with respect to December of previous year
Table 4 Monetary Base – Millions of SRD
Table 4a Monetary Base – Changes with respect to December of previous year
Table 4b Monetary Base – Changes with respect to same month of previous year
Table 5 Broad Money – Millions of SRD
Table 5a Broad Money – Changes with respect to December of previous year
Table5b Broad Money – Changes with respect to same month of previous year
Table 6 International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity – Millions of SRD
Table 6a International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity – Changes with respect to December of previous year
Table 6b International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity – Changes with respect to same month of previous year
Table 7 Financing to the Government by Depository Corporations (CBvS + ODCs) – Millions of SRD
Table 7a Financing to the Government by Depository Corporations (CBvS + ODCs) – Changes with respect to previous year
Table 7b Financing to the Government by Depository Corporations (CBvS + ODCs) – Changes with respect to same month of previous year
Table 7c Financing to the Government by Depository Corporations (CBvS + ODCs) – Changes with respect to previous month
Table 8 Other Depository Corporations: Credit in SRD by Economic Activity – Millions of SRD
Table 8a Other Depository Corporations: Credit in SRD by Economic Activity – Percentage of total
Table 8.1 Other Depository Corporations: Credit in SRD by Type to the Private Sector – Millions of SRD
Table 8.1a Other Depository Corporations: Credit in SRD by Type to th Private Sector – Percentage of total
Table 9 Other Depository Corporations: Credit in Foreign Currency by Economic Activity – Millions of SRD
Table 9a Other Depository Corporations: Credit in Foreign Currency by Economic Activity – Percentage of total
Table 9.1 Other Depository Corporations: Credit in Foreign Currency by Type to the Private Sector – Millions of SRD
Table 9.1a Other Depository Corporations: Credit in Foreign Currency by Type to the Private Sector – Percentage of total
Table 10 Other Depository Corporations: Credit in US dollars by Economic Activity – Millions of US$
Table 10a Other Depository Corporations: Credit in US dollars by Economic Activity – Percentage of total
Table 11 Other Depository Corporations: Credit in euro by Economic Activity – Millions of €
Table 11a Other Depository Corporations: Credit in euro by Economic Activity – Percentage of total
Table 12 Other Depository Corporations: Interest Rates in SRD
Table 12a Other Depository Corporations: Interest Rates in US dollars
Table 12b Other Depository Corporations: Interest Rates in euro
Table 13 Other Depository Corporations: Reserve Base and Reserve Requirements – In millions
Table 13a Other Depository Corporations: Reserve Base and Reserve Requirements – Changes with respect to December of previous year
Table 15 Balance of Payments – Millions of US$
Table 15a Balance of Payments – Changes with respect to previous year
Table 16 Government Debt – By type of creditor - In millions
Table 16a Government Debt – By type of creditor - Changes with respect to December of previous year
Table 17 Government Debt – By instrument - In millions
Table 17a Government Debt – By instrument - Changes with respect to December of previous year
Table 18 Government Debt – Disbursements, Payments, and Debt Ratios
Table 19 Operations of the Central Government – Millions of SRD
Table 19a Operations of the Central Government - Cumulative since beginning of year
Table 20 Consumer price index and inflation
Table 21 GDP by Economic Activity - Millions of SRD
Table 21a GDP by Economic Activity - Changes with respect to previous year
Table 22 GDP by Economic Activity at 2007 Prices – Millions of SRD
Table 23 Population and Employment – Number of persons

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 61.9
Mar 2.1 50.4
Apr* 3.5 44.4

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Weighted Average RatesJune 22nd (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 21,109 21,373
EUR 23,609 23,946
GBP 29,344 29,925
ANG 11,598 11,828
AWG 11,727 11,959
BRL 4,207 4,290
TTD 3,113 3,175
BBD 10,406 10,612
XCD 7,818 7,973
PER 100 GYD 10,030 10,229
CNY 3,260 3,325

Gold CertificatesJune 22nd

Coupon SRD
5 gram 12.249,50
10 gram 24.498,99
50 gram 122.494,96
100 gram 244.989,91
500 gram 1.224.949,57
1000 gram 2.449.899,13
Gold LME: USD 1.782,80 /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 61.9
Mar 2.1 50.4
Apr* 3.5 44.4

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Balance sheet