CDB – IDB – WORLD BANK JOINT PRESS RELEASE ON IMF STAFF-LEVEL AGREEMENT WITH SURINAME

[April 15, 2016]   The Government of Suriname and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have agreed on the key elements of an economic program that would be supported by a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). A reform agenda was put forward by the Surinamese authorities to stabilize Suriname’s economy and to set the stage for its recovery.

The announced agreement will be accompanied by technical and financial support from the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, and the Caribbean Development Bank, with the ultimate objectives of securing sustainable growth and improving the lives of the Surinamese people.

IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with Suriname on a US$478 million SBA

CDB’s Country Strategy Paper for Suriname 2014 – 2018