The Central Bank of Suriname kicked off celebrations of the 2013 International Year of Statistics on November 8, 2013 with a get-together between the Governor of the Bank and the staff of the Statistics Department. In his speech the Governor referred to the Statistics Department as “the heart of economic and financial information”.

The Statistics Department has during the past years developed macro-economic and financial monetary statistics of Suriname of very high quality. The data is published in Suriname as well as internationally.  This provides sound insight in the economic development of Suriname and the Governor noted that in this regard the Bank emphasizes to safeguard the objectivity of the statistical data.

 

See Speech of Governor Hoefdraad on the occasion of the International Year of Statistics

 

Celebrating the International Year of Statistics continues with an exposition about statistics and the contribution of the Statistics Department.  Activities of the department encompass the gathering and processing of data, as well as knowledge transfer and education provision in the area of financial economic statistics.

 “Statistics as the art of telling a story with figures” is an important didactic principle being practiced by the department in this regard.

 

See Interview Head of Statistics, Mrs. Jahangir

 

The exposition runs from mid-November 2013 until mid-December 2013. 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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   11.6 74.4
Sep   1.3 69.5
Oct   1.5 60.6
Nov*)   3.2 63.3

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Weighted Average RatesJanuary 14 - 15:00h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 21.119 21.442
EUR 23.257 23.420
GBP 28.949 29.522
ANG 11.604 11.834
AWG 11.733 11.965
BRL 3.815 3.891
TTD 3.108 3.169
BBD 10.411 10.617
XCD 7.822 7.977
PER 100 GYD 10.035 10.234
CNY 3.324 3.390

Gold CertificatesJanuary 14

Coupon SRD
5 gram 12.673,26
10 gram 25.346,53
50 gram 126.732,64
100 gram 253.465,28
500 gram 1.267.326,40
1000 gram 2.534.652,79
Gold LME: USD 1.821,80 /tr.oz.

Weighted Average Accepted
OMO Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD220112-1W 2022-01-12 75,2
CBTD220105-1W 2022-01-05 79,5
CBTD211229-1W 2021-12-29 79,5
CBTD211222-1W 2021-12-22 79,4

Standing Lending Facility Interest Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD220112-1W 2022-01-12 90,4
CBTD220105-1W 2022-01-05 95,4
CBTD211229-1W 2021-12-29 95,4
CBTD211222-1W 2021-12-22 95,3
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   11.6 74.4
Sep   1.3 69.5
Oct   1.5 60.6
Nov*)   3.2 63.3

*) Preliminary figures

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