During the PDAC Conference (Mining Investment Show at Toronto, Canada) from March 3rd – 6th 2013 Suriname’s Government presented its investment opportunities in the mining sector at a side event.


The Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Hok, presented Suriname’s vision on investments and the outlook of the mining sector. The Central Bank’s senior advisor, Mr. Bernhard Fritz-Krockow, presented Suriname’s macroeconomic overview in a comprehensive presentation.
The investors reacted positively on the presented country statistics such as solid growth numbers, low inflation, and maintenance of low public debt levels, containing of government current spending and resolving external payment arrears.

Click here for the presentation on Suriname’s macroeconomic outlook and investment opportunities

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*   1.5 55.6

*) Preliminary figures

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

 

Weighted Average RatesJune 27 - 15:00h (Banknotes)

Currency Buying Selling
USD 22.058 22.293
EUR 22.572 22.779
GBP 27.053 27.589
ANG 12.120 12.360
AWG 12.254 12.497
BRL 4.206 4.289
TTD 3.245 3.309
BBD 10.874 11.089
XCD 8.170 8.331
PER 100 GYD 10.481 10.689
CNY 3.297 3.362

Gold CertificatesJune 27

Coupon SRD
5 gram 13.406,37
10 gram 26.812,74
50 gram 134.063,72
100 gram 268.127,43
500 gram 1.340.637,16
1000 gram 2.681.274,33
Gold LME: USD 1.828,00 /tr.oz.

Weighted Average Accepted
OMO Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD220622-1W 2022-06-22 29,9
CBTD220615-1W 2022-06-15 29,4
CBTD220608-1W 2022-06-08 28,1
CBTD220601-1W 2022-06-01 18,4

Standing Lending Facility Interest Rate

Auction ID Auction Date Rate (%)
CBTD220622-1W 2022-06-22 35,9
CBTD220615-1W 2022-06-15 35,3
CBTD220608-1W 2022-06-08 33,7
CBTD220601-1W 2022-06-01 22,1
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*   1.5 55.6

*) Preliminary figures

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