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 RatesJanuary 25th and until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 14,018 14,290
EUR 17,037 17,376
GBP 19,133 19,514
ANG 7,699 7,852
AWG 7,784 7,939
BRL 2,591 2,642
TTD 2,062 2,102
BBD 6,907 7,044
XCD 5,190 5,293
PER 100 GYD 6,657 6,790

Gold CertificatesJanuary 25th and until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 8.508,71
10 gram 17.017,43
50 gram 85.087,14
100 gram 170.174,29
500 gram 850.871,45
1000 gram 1701742,89
Gold LME: USD 1.852,00 /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 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 56.4

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Exchange RatesJanuary 25th until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 14,018 14,290
EUR 17,037 17,376
GBP 19,133 19,514
ANG 7,699 7,852
AWG 7,784 7,939
BRL 2,591 2,642
TTD 2,062 2,102
BBD 6,907 7,044
XCD 5,190 5,293
PER 100 GYD 6,657 6,790
CNY 2,162 2,204

Gold CertificatesJanuary 25th until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 8.508,71
10 gram 17.017,43
50 gram 85.087,14
100 gram 170.174,29
500 gram 850.871,45
1000 gram 1701742,89
Gold LME: USD 1.852,00 /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 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 56.4

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Balance sheet