The Centrale Bank van Suriname is assigned several tasks as provided in the Bank Act of 1956 (Prevailing Text S.B. 173 of 2010).

The Bank’s duties are as follows:

  1. promoting stability in the value of the Surinamese currency;
  2. attending to the circulation of money in Suriname with respect to banknotes and facilitating cashless payments;
  3. promoting the development of a sound banking and credit sector in Suriname;
  4. supervising the banking and credit sector, the pension and insurance sector, currency exchange operations, and transfers of financial resources from and to other countries, all on the basis of the applicable provisions of law; supervision is also aimed at ensuring the integrity of the institutions active in these sectors and sub-sectors;
  5. promoting and facilitating payment transactions by Suriname with other countries;
  6. promoting the balanced socioeconomic development of Suriname.

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
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   59.1  60.7 
       
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   3.3 63.4
Dec   1.3 60.7
       
2022   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.1 61.5
Feb   1.7 62.1
Mar   2.2 62.2
Apr   1.9 59.8
May   2.7 57.5
Jun   9.1 55.1
Jul   1.7 49.2
Aug   4.0 39.1
Sep   3.3 41.9
Oct*   6.6 49.1

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Weighted Average RatesDecember 08 - 15:00h (Transfers)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 31.688 31.866
EUR 32.746 33.376
GBP 38.643 39.400
ANG 17.411 17.752
AWG 17.604 17.949
BRL 6.074 6.193
TTD 4.662 4.754
BBD 15.621 15.927
XCD 11.736 11.966
PER 100 GYD 15.057 15.352
CNY 4.546 4.635

Weighted Average RatesDecember 08 - 15:00h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 30.834 31.284
EUR 31.239 31.583
GBP 37.601 38.346
ANG 16.942 17.277
AWG 17.130 17.469
BRL 5.910 6.027
TTD 4.537 4.627
BBD 15.200 15.501
XCD 11.420 11.646
PER 100 GYD 14.651 14.942
CNY 4.423 4.511

Gold CertificatesDecember 08

Coupon SRD
5 gram 18.258,91
10 gram 36.517,81
50 gram 182.589,05
100 gram 365.178,10
500 gram 1.825.890,50
1000 gram 3.651.781,00
Gold LBMA USD 1.782,20 /tr.oz.

Weighted Average Accepted
OMO Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD221207-1W 2022-12-07 85,3
CBTD221130-1W 2022-11-30 86,0
CBTD221123-1W 2022-11-23 86,4
CBTD221116-1W 2022-11-16 86,6

Standing Lending Facility Interest Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD221207-1W 2022-12-07 102,4
CBTD221130-1W 2022-11-30 103,2
CBTD221123-1W 2022-11-23 103,7
CBTD221116-1W 2022-11-16 103,9
Balance sheet

Inflation

    Average End-of-period
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   59.1  60.7 
       
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   3.3 63.4
Dec   1.3 60.7
       
2022   Month-to-month Year-to-year
Jan   3.1 61.5
Feb   1.7 62.1
Mar   2.2 62.2
Apr   1.9 59.8
May   2.7 57.5
Jun   9.1 55.1
Jul   1.7 49.2
Aug   4.0 39.1
Sep   3.3 41.9
Oct*   6.6 49.1

*) Preliminary figures

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