Why did the Suriname guilder change to the Suriname dollar?

Because of high inflation, the Surinamese dollar [Surinaamse dollar] replaced the Surinamese guilder [gulden]. One Surinamese dollar was valued at 1,000 guilder. The government devalued the currency with the aim of stabilizing the currency and the economy. The dollar officially replaced the guilder on January 1, 2004.
Because of high inflation, the Surinamese dollar [Surinaamse dollar] replaced the Surinamese guilder [gulden]. One Surinamese dollar was valued at 1,000 guilder. The government devalued the currency with the aim of stabilizing the currency and the economy. The dollar officially replaced the guilder on January 1, 2004.