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Suriname

Suriname Financial sector Stats

Definitions

  • Assets > Claims on governments > Etc. > Annual growth as % of M2: Claims on governments and other public entities (IFS line 32an + 32b + 32bx + 32c) usually comprise direct credit for specific purposes such as financing of the government budget deficit or loans to state enterprises, advances against future credit authorisations, and purchases of treasury bills and bonds, net of deposits by the public sector. Public sector deposits with the banking system also include sinking funds for the service of debt and temporary deposits of government revenues. Money and quasi money (M2) comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government."
  • Assets > Claims on governments and other public entities > Current LCU: Claims on governments and other public entities (IFS line 32an + 32b + 32bx + 32c) usually comprise direct credit for specific purposes such as financing of the government budget deficit or loans to state enterprises, advances against future credit authorisations, and purchases of treasury bills and bonds, net of deposits by the public sector. Public sector deposits with the banking system also include sinking funds for the service of debt and temporary deposits of government revenues. Data are in current local currency."
  • Assets > Domestic credit to private sector > % of GDP: Domestic credit to private sector refers to financial resources provided to the private sector, such as through loans, purchases of nonequity securities, and trade credits and other accounts receivable, that establish a claim for repayment. For some countries these claims include credit to public enterprises."
  • Assets > Net domestic credit > Current LCU: Net domestic credit is the sum of net credit to the nonfinancial public sector, credit to the private sector, and other accounts. Data are in current local currency."
  • Exchange rates and prices > GDP deflator > Base year varies by country: The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency. The base year varies by country.
  • Exchange rates and prices > Inflation > Consumer prices > Annual %: Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used."
  • Exchange rates and prices > Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average: Official exchange rate refers to the exchange rate determined by national authorities or to the rate determined in the legally sanctioned exchange market. It is calculated as an annual average based on monthly averages (local currency units relative to the U.S. dollar).
  • Interest rates > Deposit interest rate: Deposit interest rate is the rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits."
  • Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate: Interest rate spread is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers minus the interest rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits."
  • Interest rates > Lending interest rate: Lending interest rate is the rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers.
  • Interest rates > Real interest rate: Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator.
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio: Ratio of bank liquid reserves to bank assets is the ratio of domestic currency holdings and deposits with the monetary authorities to claims on other governments, nonfinancial public enterprises, the private sector, and other banking institutions."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 > Current LCU: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition of money supply is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS). Data are in current local currency."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 as % of GDP: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition of money supply is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS)."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money growth > Annual %: Average annual growth rate in money and quasi money. Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS). The change in the money supply is measured as the difference in end-of-year totals relative to the level of M2 in the preceding year."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assets > Claims on governments > Etc. > Annual growth as % of M2 -5.99% 2008 112th out of 144
Assets > Claims on governments and other public entities > Current LCU -66,620,985.91 2008 82nd out of 145
Assets > Domestic credit to private sector > % of GDP 26.15% 2008 87th out of 138
Assets > Net domestic credit > Current LCU 2.18 billion 2008 124th out of 144
Exchange rates and prices > GDP deflator > Base year varies by country 132,349.04 2008 2nd out of 175
Exchange rates and prices > Inflation > Consumer prices > Annual % -0.11% 2009 140th out of 161
Exchange rates and prices > Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average $2.75 2009 77th out of 123
Interest rates > Deposit interest rate 6.34% 2008 49th out of 123
Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate 5.86% 2008 58th out of 103
Interest rates > Lending interest rate 11.65% 2009 61st out of 114
Interest rates > Real interest rate -5.74% 2008 102nd out of 117
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio 16.42% 2008 41st out of 158
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 > Current LCU 4.13 billion 2008 130th out of 144
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 as % of GDP 45.32% 2008 63th out of 138
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money growth > Annual % 21.12% 2008 36th out of 144

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.; World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files using World Bank data on the GDP deflator.

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Suriname Economy > Financial sector Profiles (Subcategories)

Assets 7 Interest rates 4
Exchange rates and prices 4 Monetary holdings 8