OREANDA-NEWS. February 15, 2016. International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission, led by Mr. Daniel Leigh, visited Paramaribo from February 1 to 11, 2016 for discussions on possible IMF financial assistance.

At the conclusion of the visit, Mr. Leigh, issued the following statement:

An IMF team visited Paramaribo for initial discussions on possible financial support for the authorities home-grown economic program.

The team had constructive discussions on a number of policies that could underpin the IMF supported program.

The team will now return to Washington DC to continue the technical work, including assessing the latest measures with regard to exchange rate policies. We will remain in contact with the Surinamese authorities.