April 25 Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said
on Thursday it revised Suriname's sovereign credit rating
outlook to positive from stable.
The rating agency also affirmed Suriname's BB-minus foreign
sovereign credit rating.
S&P said "the outlook revision reflects the expectation that
large investments in the mining and oil sectors could lead to
higher growth prospects as well as higher levels of exports and
The positive outlook also includes the expectation of
continued gross domestic product growth and current account
surpluses. S&P expects Suriname to strengthen fiscal policy, the
rating agency said in a statement.