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
Annual CountryWatch publication, provides demographic, economic, business, and environmental data.

Political Risk Yearbook: Suriname Country Forecast
Published annually by PRS Group. 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 players as well as economic conditions, investment, taxation, environmental trends, foreign relations, defense forces, history, and geography.

Finance, Trade, & Commerce

Doing Business. Benchmarking Business Regulations.

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: They include starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, enforcing contracts, and other indicators.

Note: The EIU database provides access to the Economist Intelligence Unit Publications such as the Country Reports. Each country page in the database provides forecast updates and featured analysis on economic and political events as well as content pertaining to market opportunities, government regulations and the financial services sector. Type of reports vary country by country. Type the country name into the search box and select the reports tab to access the latest country reports.

Global Edge: 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

A resource from the Heritage Foundation evaluating the following areas: fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, trade/monetary policy, property rights, and regulations.

OECD iLibrary (2000)
Note: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development provides statistics and report on its 30 country members in addition to various reports, statistics and working papers covering macroeconomics, trade, education, development, science and innovation with approximately 70 countries it has relationships with. Content varies by country.

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

Central Bank of Suriname

The official website of the Central Bank of Suriname includes information on currency rates, monetary policy, statistics and much more.

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

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.

General Bureau of Statistics of Suriname

Important social, economic and cultural statistics, with links to other useful sites.