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Suriname and the IMF
Updated July 10, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (5) | Article IV Staff Reports (8) | IMF Survey Online (1) | IMFC Statements (4) | Mission Concluding Statements (4) | News Briefs (1) | Press Releases (4) | Public Information Notices (11) | Publications (17) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
September 19, 2006 -- Statement by the Hon. Conrad Enrill, Governor of the World Bank Group for Trinidad and Tobago, on behalf of the Joint Caribbean Group at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Denzil Douglas, Governor of the World Bank for St. Kitts and Nevis, on behalf of the Joint Caribbean Group, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Anthony Boatswain, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank for Grenada, on behalf of the Joint Carribean Group, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 24, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. William C. Allen, Governor of the IMF for The Bahamas on behalf of the Caricom Countries, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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September 23, 1997 -- Statement by the Hon. Carlos A. Massad, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Chile on behalf of the Latin American Governors of the Fund, at the Joint Annual Discussion.
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Article IV Staff Reports
October 03, 2012 -- Suriname: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/281
August 18, 2011 -- Suriname: 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report, Informational Annex, Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname
Series: Country Report No. 11/256
February 19, 2010 -- Suriname: 2009 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Statement by the Staff Representative; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director
Series: Country Report No. 10/44
August 26, 2008 -- Suriname: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Suriname; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname
Series: Country Report No. 08/293
May 22, 2007 -- Suriname: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname
Series: Country Report No. 07/180
April 10, 2006 -- Suriname: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname
Series: Country Report No. 06/135
April 25, 2005 -- Suriname: 2004 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname
Series: Country Report No. 05/143
November 19, 2003 -- Suriname: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Suriname
Series: Country Report No. 03/356
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IMF Survey Online
January 10, 2013 -- IMF Survey: Suriname: Reforms Drive Economic Turnaround
Despite the ongoing global slowdown, Suriname has put in place a strong, homegrown adjustment program that is helping to turn around its economy. A recent conference paper by IMF economists reviews the measures taken by the authorities and highlights the country’s key achievements.
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 103Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Alexandre Tombini, Governor, Central Bank of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 227Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 142Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega Minister of Finance, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 368Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 335Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 101Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Ministerio da Fazenda, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 336Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Ministerio da Fazenda, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 282Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega Minister of Finance, Ministerio da Fazenda Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 329Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Guido Mantega
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 293Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 197Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 343Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 292Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance, Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 176Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Guido Mantega, Minister of Finance of Brazil
On behalf of: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. PDF File Size: 218Kb
September 28, 2002 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Pedro Malan, Minister of Finance of Brazil, on behalf of the Constituency comprising Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the Constituency comprising Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by Mr. Pedro Malan, Minister of Finance of Brazil to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D. C., April, 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, Venezuela
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Pedro Malan, Minister of Finance of Brazil, at the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
April 29, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Pedro Malan, Minister of Finance of Brazil to the International Monetary and Financial Committee Meeting April 29, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, Haiti, Panama, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago
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Mission Concluding Statements
July 02, 2013 -- Suriname: 2013 Article IV Consultation: Preliminary Conclusions
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 09, 2012 -- IMF Mission for the 2012 Article IV Consultation with Suriname- Concluding Statement
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
February 17, 2011 -- IMF Mission for the 2011 Article IV Consultation with Suriname Concluding Statement
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 02, 2009 -- Suriname-2009 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
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News Briefs
August 31, 2001 -- Corrected: News Brief: IMF to Coordinate New Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Center
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Press Releases
October 18, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Suriname
August 07, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by the Managing Director of the IMF on the Passing of Mr. André Telting, Governor of the Central Bank of Suriname
July 03, 2009 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Mission to Suriname
July 08, 2004 -- Press Release: Suriname Formally Begins Participation in the IMF's General Data Dissemination System
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Public Information Notices
September 10, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 04, 2011 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
February 18, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2009 Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 26, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 21, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2007 Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 10, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 20, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 19, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 01, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2002 Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 24, 2001 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
August 19, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Suriname
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
July 10, 2014 -- Modeling Appropriate Fiscal Targets and Optimal Consolidation Paths for Resource-Rich Countries: The Case of Suriname
Author/Editor: Daniel Kanda | Mario Mansilla
Series: Working Paper No. 14/121
December 04, 2013 -- Suriname: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/340
December 04, 2013 -- Suriname: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/341
March 03, 2009 -- Suriname: Toward Stability and Growth
Author/Editor: Masahiro Nozaki | Tobias Roy | Pawel Dyczewski | Bernhard Fritz-Krockow | Mariana Torres-Gavela | Gamal Zaki El-Masry | Rafael A Portillo
Series: Departmental Paper No. 09/2
August 26, 2008 -- Suriname: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 08/294
May 22, 2007 -- Suriname: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 07/179
April 10, 2006 -- Suriname: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 06/134
April 25, 2005 -- Suriname: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/142
July 01, 2004 -- Caribbean Business Cycles
Author/Editor: Cashin, Paul
Series: Working Paper No. 04/136
November 19, 2003 -- Suriname: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 03/357
September 01, 2002 -- Trade and Integration in the Caribbean
Author/Editor: Egoumé-Bossogo, Philippe | Mendis, Chandima
Series: Working Paper No. 02/148
August 01, 2001 -- Financial System Soundness in the Caribbean: An Initial Assessment
Author/Editor: Worrell, DeLisle | Cherebin, Desiree | Polius, Tracy
Series: Working Paper No. 01/123
August 01, 2001 -- Financial System Soundness in the Caribbean: An Initial Assessment
Author/Editor: Worrell, DeLisle | Cherebin, Desiree | Polius, Tracy
Series: Working Paper No. 01/123
November 01, 1999 -- Suriname - A Case Study of High Inflation
Author/Editor: Braumann, Benedikt | Shah, Sukhdev
Series: Working Paper No. 99/157
August 13, 1997 -- Suriname--Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/64
May 07, 1996 -- Suriname - Statistical Annex
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 96/34
Notes: This report was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.
March 14, 1995 -- Suriname - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/15
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Suriname was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.