Report to Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance (CCMF)

Summary

The pace of economic activity in Suriname remains steady. Real growth is estimated at 4.4% in 2013, slightly higher than the 3.9% recorded in 2012. Compared to recent years, growth in 2013 was driven to a larger extent by domestic demand rather than exports. Inflation recorded a historical low of 0.6% at end-2013. 

Report to Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance (CCMF)

Summary

The Surinamese economy continues to expand at a solid pace. Growth is estimated at 4.5% in 2013, compared to 3.9% in 2012. The main drivers are public investment in infrastructure, health, and education, private investment in the mining industry, and buoyant private construction activity.

Report to Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance (CCMF)

Summary

The Surinamese economy has continued to fare well, growing at an estimated 4.5% in 2012, although growth decelerated compared to 2011 (4.7%). Mining exports and increased public investments were the main drivers.

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
May* 4.3 43.6

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Weighted Average RatesJuly 27 - 15:00h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 21.229 21.334
EUR 23.692 23,810
GBP 29.322 29.903
ANG 11.664 11.895
AWG 11.794 12.027
BRL 4.091 4.172
TTD 3.122 3.184
BBD 10.465 10.672
XCD 7.863 8.018
PER 100 GYD 10.087 10.287
CNY 3.265 3.329

Gold CertificatesJuly 27

Coupon SRD
5 gram 12.371,04
10 gram 24.742,08
50 gram 123.710,39
100 gram 247.420,79
500 gram 1.237.103,93
1000 gram 2.474.207,87
Gold LME: USD 1.799,90 /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
May* 4.3 43.6

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Balance sheet