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 RatesFebruary 26th and until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 7,396 7,520
EUR 7,977 8,145
GBP 9,477 9,714
ANG 4,112 4,228
AWG 4,112 4,228
BRL 1,655 1,714
TTD 1,079 1,114
BBD 3,667 3,760
XCD 2,712 2,783
PER 100 GYD 3,489 3,607

Gold CertificatesFebruary 26th and until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 4.038,10
10 gram 8.076,20
50 gram 40.381,00
100 gram 80.762,00
500 gram 403.809,99
1000 gram 807.617,98
Gold LME: USD 1.670,20 /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 
     
2019 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan 0.7 5.5
Feb -0.1 4.3
Mar 0.0 4.2
Apr 0.6 4.6
May 0.4  
Jun 0.4  
Jul 0.2 4.3
Aug 0.4 4.0
Sep 0.5 4.0
Oct 0.6 4.3
Nov 0.3 4.3
Dec 0.1 4.2
     
2020 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan*) 0.7 4.2

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Exchange RatesFebruary 26th until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 7,396 7,520
EUR 7,977 8,145
GBP 9,477 9,714
ANG 4,112 4,228
AWG 4,112 4,228
BRL 1,655 1,714
TTD 1,079 1,114
BBD 3,667 3,760
XCD 2,712 2,783
PER 100 GYD 3,489 3,607
CNY 1,036 1,069

Gold CertificatesFebruary 26th until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 4.038,10
10 gram 8.076,20
50 gram 40.381,00
100 gram 80.762,00
500 gram 403.809,99
1000 gram 807.617,98
Gold LME: USD 1.670,20 /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 
     
2019 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan 0.7 5.5
Feb -0.1 4.3
Mar 0.0 4.2
Apr 0.6 4.6
May 0.4  
Jun 0.4  
Jul 0.2 4.3
Aug 0.4 4.0
Sep 0.5 4.0
Oct 0.6 4.3
Nov 0.3 4.3
Dec 0.1 4.2
     
2020 Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan*) 0.7 4.2

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Balance sheet