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Suriname: Toward Stability and Growth

Suriname: Toward Stability and Growth »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

This paper analyzes the economic growth and stability in Suriname. The paper highlights that in recent years, the outlook has turned substantively more positive. The favorable external environment and the stability...

CHAPTER 1: Introduction

CHAPTER 1: Introduction »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

During the 1990s, Suriname was subject to exogenous shocks that were exacerbated by inadequate macroeconomic policy responses. During that decade, fiscal and monetary policies tended to vastly amplify the ef...

CHAPTER 2: Volatility and Policy Responses

CHAPTER 2: Volatility and Policy Responses »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname’s economy underperformed during the 1990s when compared with other countries in the region. The economy was marked by a high degree of volatility, low growth, and high inflation. This comparatively...

CHAPTER 3: Coping with Fiscal Revenue Volatility

CHAPTER 3: Coping with Fiscal Revenue Volatility »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

This chapter analyzes the sources of revenue volatility in Suriname and recommends measures to reduce the impact of exogenous price shocks on the fiscal position. As discussed in the previous chapters, the e...

CHAPTER 4: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy

CHAPTER 4: Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

The inflation performance of Suriname reflects the pervasiveness of monetary financing of fiscal needs and the absence of appropriate monetary and exchange rate policies. As documented in Chapter 2, average...

CHAPTER 5: Dollarization in Suriname

CHAPTER 5: Dollarization in Suriname »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname has experienced substantial financial dollarization since the late 1990s. Foreign currency deposits as a percentage of total deposits rose from about 20 percent in 1996 to 57 percent in 2005, while...

CHAPTER 6: Epilogue

CHAPTER 6: Epilogue »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

Suriname has emerged from the economically turbulent 1990s with a commitment to implementing policies compatible with durable growth. Between 2003 and 2007, real GDP growth averaged above 5 percent per year,...

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014
			: Staying the Course

Regional Economic Outlook, October 2014 : Staying the Course »

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498386456.086

ISBN: 9781498386456

Keywords: Economic growth, Economic forecasting, Cross country analysis, Private investment, Regional Economic Outlook, Public debt, Public investment, Fiscal policy, Monetary policy, Infrastructure

Growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to remain strong, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and strong agricultural production. The current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone i...

Macroeconomic Management When Policy Space is Constrained

Macroeconomic Management When Policy Space is Constrained »

Source: Macroeconomic Management When Policy Space is Constrained : A Comprehensive, Consistent and Coordinated Approach to Economic Policy

Volume/Issue: 2016/9

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Vitor Gaspar , Maurice Obstfeld , Ratna Sahay , Douglas Laxton , Dennis Botman , Kevin Clinton , Romain Duval , Kotaro Ishi , Zoltan Jakab , Laura Jaramillo , Constant Lonkeng Ngouana , Tommaso Mancini Griffoli , Joannes Mongardini , Susanna Mursula , Erlend Nier , Yulia Ustyugova , Hou Wang , and Oliver Wuensch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 September 2016

ISBN: 9781475537543

Keywords: Banks, Canada, Developed countries, Economic policy, Fiscal policy, Financial sector, Fiscal reforms, Incomes policy, Japan, Monetary policy

The recovery in GDP growth since the global financial crisis has been halting and weak. Concern is widespread that countercyclical policies have run out of space or lack the power to raise growth or deal with the n...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Suriname : Toward Stability and Growth

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Tobias Roy , Pawel Dyczewski , Bernhard Fritz-Krockow , Fanny Torres Gavela , Gamal El-Masry , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 March 2009

ISBN: 9781589068087

Keywords: exchange rate, foreign currency, inflation, foreign exchange, monetary policy

This paper analyzes the economic growth and stability in Suriname. The paper highlights that in recent years, the outlook has turned substantively more positive. The favorable external environment and the stability...