The smallest country in South America, Suriname is an upper middle-income country and was one of the Caribbean’s best performing economies over the last decade, largely due to its rich endowment in natural resources. The economy grew by 4.3 percent per year on average between 2004 and 2014, bringing the per capita income to US$9,680 (Atlas method) by the end of the period. With the end of the com...
The strategy note is closely aligned with Suriname’s Development Plan (2012-2016) and focuses on improving governance and social inclusiveness.
Country Director for Caribbean Countries
Vice President of the World Bank for Latin America and the Caribbean
Lead Economist and Program Leader for the Caribbean