Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionNorthern America
Capital CityBridgetown
Government Typeconstitutional monarchy and a parliamentary government 
Official LanguagesBajan Creole, English
CurrencyBarbadian dollar, BBD
Phone Code +1-246
Important CitiesBridgetown, Oistins, Holetown, Speightstown
National DayIndependence Day (Nov-30)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking128
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Animal husbandary,Fishing,Forestry,Mining
Major ExportsMineral fuels, mineral oils , Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Pharmaceutical products, Salt, sulphur, earths and stone, cultured pearls, precious , Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, Clocks and watches and parts thereof, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, Animal or vegetable fats and oils , Preparations of cereals, flour, starch , Electrical machinery and equipment
Major Exports to IndiaVehicles other than railway , Pharmaceutical products, Iron and steel, cultured pearls, precious , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, parts thereof , Miscellaneous chemical products, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions , Ceramic products, Organic chemicals
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, Electrical machinery and equipment , Vehicles other than railway , Pharmaceutical products, Plastics and articles thereof, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, Miscellaneous edible preparations, Dairy produce, birds, eggs, natural honey, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, Meat and edible meat offal
Major Imports from IndiaOptical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, Aluminium and articles thereof, Iron and steel, Commodities not elsewhere specified, cultured pearls, precious , Essential oils and resinoids, Miscellaneous articles of base metal, Electrical machinery and equipment , Footwear, gaiters , Headgear and parts thereof
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaIndia and Barbados have signed Air Services Agreement on October 6, 2015, for facilitation of travel arrangements for the citizens and the possibility of direct air connectivity and charted light operations between the two countries. The agreement allows, inter alia, full fifth freedom rights including weekly operations of seven air services to each country. The electronic travel authorisation system (eTVA) for Barbadians have already been implemented with effect from May 01, 2015
Bordering NationsMartinique, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago
Member of(Caribbean Community), ( Commonwealth of Nations), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy Details for BarbadosHonorary Consulate General of India (Under Embassy of India in Suriname)
H.E. Dr. Philomena Ann Mohini Harris
Honorary Consul General
Sandy Crest Medical Centre Sunset Crest Holetown St. James Barbados

Embassy of India in Suriname (Accredited to Barbados)
H.E. Dr.Shankar Balachandran
Honourable Ambassador
239 Dr. Sophie Redmondstraat, Post Box No. 1329, Paramaribo, Suriname
597 498344, 531448, 531449

Embassy Details of Barbados in India