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
     
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 4.2 43.6
Jun 10.8 54.0
Jul 5.7 58.9
Aug*) 2.2 59.8

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Weighted Average RatesOctober 25 - 12:30h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 21.371 21.562
EUR 23.821 24.019
GBP 29.387 29.968
ANG 11.742 11.975
AWG 11.873 12.108
BRL 3.791 3.866
TTD 3.143 3.205
BBD 10.535 10.743
XCD 7.915 8.072
PER 100 GYD 10.155 10.356
CNY 3.344 3.411

Gold CertificatesOctober 25

Coupon SRD
5 gram 12.495,61
10 gram 24.991,21
50 gram 124.956,07
100 gram 249.912,13
500 gram 1.249.560,66
1000 gram 2.499.121,33
Gold LME: USD 1.795,10 /tr.oz.

Weighted Average Accepted
OMO Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD211020-1W 2021-10-20 19,8
CBTD211013-1W 2021-10-13 19,0
CBTD211006-1W 2021-10-06 17,9
CBTD210929-1W 2021-09-29 17,7

Standing Lending Facility Interest Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD211020-1W 2021-10-20 39,6
CBTD211013-1W 2021-10-13 22,8
CBTD211006-1W 2021-10-06 21,5
CBTD210929-1W 2021-09-29 21,2
Balance sheet

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
     
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 4.2 43.6
Jun 10.8 54.0
Jul 5.7 58.9
Aug*) 2.2 59.8

*) Preliminary figures

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