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About Eswatini

Eswatini, officially known as the Kingdom of Eswatini and formerly known as Swaziland is a country in the Southern African Region bordering South Africa and Mozambique. The country is ruled by the king

The country has a very small economy where Agriculture, Textiles, and Mining are major industries.

Country Facts


Basic Details
Capital CityMbabane
Government TypeAbsolute Monarhy
Official LanguagesSwazi, English
CurrencySwazi lilangeni, SZL
Phone Code +268
Important CitiesMbabane, Manzini, Big Bend, Simunye, Mhlume, Bulembu, Malkerns, Tabankulu, Nhlangano, Tjaneni, Bhunya, Piggs Peak, Mondi, Nsoko
National DaySomhlolo Day (Sep-06)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking121
Primary IndustriesAgriculture Economic growth,Infrastructure,Sugar industry,Mining
Major ExportsEssential oils and resinoids, perfumery, cosmetic, Sugars and sugar confectionery, Miscellaneous chemical products, Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Organic chemicals, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers,
Major Exports to IndiaPharmaceutical products, Mineral fuels, mineral oils, Organic chemicals, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts , Electrical machinery and equipment, Articles of iron or steel, Rubber and articles thereof
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Electrical machinery and equipment, Plastics and articles thereof, Cotton, Cereals, Essential oils and resinoids, perfumery, cosmetic, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Articles of iron or steel
Major Imports from IndiaElectrical machinery and equipment, Commodities not elsewhere specified, Other made-up textile articles, sets, worn clothing, Footwear, gaiters, Headgear, Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops, Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers, Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica, Ceramic products, Glass and glassware
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade between India and Swaziland totaled US$61.97 million in 2014–15, declining by 58% from the previous fiscal year. India exported $39.94 million worth of goods to Swaziland, and imported $22.03 million. While India's exports to Swaziland grew by 76.49% from 2013–14 to 2014–15, its imports from the country declined by 82.35% during the same period. The main commodities exported by India to Swaziland are pharmaceutical products, gold and precious metal jewellery, pearl/semi-precious stones, industrial machinery, fertilizers, Shellac, organic chemicals, aluminum products and electric machinery and equipment. The major commodities imported by India from Swaziland are industrial machinery, gold, residual chemical, medical and scientific instruments, pharmaceuticals, organic chemicals, electrical machinery, electronic instruments, pearls and semi-precious stones.
Bordering NationsMozambique, South Africa
Member of(African Union), ( Commonwealth of Nations), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy Details for EswatiniHigh Commission of India
H.E. Mr. N. Ram Prasad
Honourable High Commissioner
Fifth Floor, Quadrant B and C,United Nations Building, Somhlolo Road,Mbabane (Eswatini)
00 268 24047067 , Mob No. 00 268 7942 7000

High Commission of India in Mbabane
High Commission
268 2410 2621

Embassy Details of Eswatini in India