Institutional Setting

As of 2012 Suriname´s financial sector comprised: the Central Bank of Suriname (CBvS), nine commercial banks (including subsidiaries), investment and finance companies, savings and credit unions, the National Development Bank, insurance companies, pension funds, provident funds, the stock exchange, foreign exchange bureaus, and money transfer houses.

De Centrale Bank van Suriname beheert het betalingssysteem van Suriname. Momenteel heeft Suriname geen elektronisch interbancair betaalsysteem en alle lichtingen en afwikkelingen van interbancaire betalingen (inclusief cheques) worden gedeeltelijk handmatig uitgevoerd. In de komende periode zal de Centrale Bank zich inzetten om een modern, elektronisch betaalsysteem te introduceren.

Sinds 2004 kent Suriname de Surinaamse dollar, de SRD. De naam dollar is onder andere gekozen omdat de meeste CARICOM-lidlanden de dollar als munteenheid hebben. De Surinaamse dollar is sinds 1 januari 2004 het officiële betaalmiddel in Suriname.

Exchange RatesSeptember 23rd and until further notice

Currency Buying Selling
USD 14,018 14,290
EUR 16,451 16,779
GBP 17,932 18,288
ANG 7,699 7,852
AWG 7,784 7,939
BRL 2,583 2,635
TTD 2,064 2,104
BBD 6,907 7,044
XCD 5,190 5,293
PER 100 GYD 6,657 6,790

Gold CertificatesSeptember 23rd and until further notice

Coupon SRD
5 gram 8.763,24
10 gram 17.526,48
50 gram 87.632,41
100 gram 175.264,82
500 gram 876.324,08
1000 gram 1752648,16
Gold LME: USD 1.907,40 /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 38.3

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

WisselkoersenSeptember 23 en tot nader order

Geldsoort Aankoop Verkoop
USD 14,018 14,290
EUR 16,451 16,779
GBP 17,932 18,288
ANG 7,699 7,852
AWG 7,784 7,939
BRL 2,583 2,635
TTD 2,064 2,104
BBD 6,907 7,044
XCD 5,190 5,293
PER 100 GYD 6,657 6,790
CNY 2,068 2,109

GoudcertificatenSeptember 23 en tot nader order

Coupure SRD
5 gram 8.763,24
10 gram 17.526,48
50 gram 87.632,41
100 gram 175.264,82
500 gram 876.324,08
1000 gram 1752648,16
Gold LME: USD 1.907,40 /tr.oz.

Inflatie

  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 38.3

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

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