Suriname: Business Guide

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Country Descriptions & Profiles

Note: Includes country profiles from several sources: Business Monitor International, Countrywatch Inc., Datamonitor, EIU, Global Insight, Going Global, Icon Group, OECD, and PRS Group. Select Country Reports from Publications column on the right. Highlights include:

Background Notes on Countries of the World: Suriname

Published by the U.S. government, includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations and travel/business information.

Suriname Country Review

Published annually by CountryWatch, provides demographic, economic, business, and environmental data.

Political Risk Yearbook: Suriname Country Forecast

Published annually by PRS Group and includes the Political Risk Service rating system which assesses different political scenarios within a country, 18-month and five year forecasts based on a variety of political scenarios, the country’s political framework, key political player as well as economic conditions, investment, taxation and environmental trends, foreign relations, defense forces and the country’s history and geography.

Finance,Trade & Commerce

Doing Business. Benchmarking Business Regulations.

http://www.doingbusiness.org/

Produced by the World Bank, this database provides information on business regulations and their enforcement in many countries. Countries are ranked according to ease of doing business. The Doing Business Indicators are comparable across 175 economies. These indicators include starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, enforcing contracts, and others.

 

Global Edge: Suriname

http://globaledge.msu.edu/countries/suriname/

Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University ( MSU-CIBER ), globalEDGE contains country specific news, statistics, history, economics, and government data.

Index of Economic Freedom: Suriname

http://www.heritage.org/Index/Country/Suriname

A Web resource evaluating the following areas: Morocco’s trade policy, fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, monetary policy, capital flows and foreign investment, banking and finance, wages and prices, property rights, regulation, and black market.

News

Note: Press Display provides online access to over 400 titles of today’s newspapers from around the world in full-color and full-page format. To get a list of newspapers by country select the country from the sidebar.

Statistics & Government Resources

Embassy of the Republic of Suriname in Washington D.C.

http://www.surinameembassy.org/

Information about business and investment in Suriname. Also contains information about flora and fauna, education, travel and tourism, visas, immigration, history, geography, people and culture.

Central Bank of Suriname

http://www.cbvs.sr/

The official Web site of the Central Bank of Suriname includes information on currency rates, monetary policy, statistics and much more. Mostly in Dutch.