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The U.S. Embassy in Suriname is committed to supporting trade and investment between the United States and Suriname. The Political/Economic Section in the Embassy in Paramaribo facilitates commercial outreach and services for U.S. businesses and local businesses hoping to work with a U.S. partner.  This portion of the website is designed to help you access U.S. and Surinamese business resources and to facilitate your networking with various public and private sector experts. On this site, you will find helpful links to market research, sector briefs and various commercial services to help you find partners and qualified buyers.

Why Do Business in Suriname?

  • Suriname – A Significant Trading Partner of the United States:  Suriname represents a population of about 500,000 people who collectively imported over $250 million in U.S. goods in 2011.
  • Language and Education:  In Suriname, you will find English-speaking partners with a good educational background
  • Regional Network: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is an organization of Caribbean nations and dependencies working to promote economic integration, stability and cooperation among its members.  The CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSM) treaty signed on January 1, 2006 by 12 member countries, establishes deeper regional integration through harmonized tariffs and duty free trade.


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    Embassy:  Phone: +597 472-900

    Embassy:  Fax: +597 425-690

    Economic Officer


    Economic/Commercial Assistant

    Judith Dijks

    Economic  Assistant

    Rachidie Frangie