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About Guyana

Guyana, officially known as the Co-operative Republic of Guyana is a South American Country and part of the British Commonwealth of Nations.

The country’s economy is primarily Agriculture, Mining, and Oil Production.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionSouth America
Capital CityGeorgetown
Government TypeAssembly-Independent Republic
Official LanguagesEnglish
CurrencyGuyanese dollar, GYD
Phone Code +592
Important CitiesGeorgetown
National DayIndependence Day (May-26)
GDP (nominal)USD 16.329 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking134
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Mining,Petroleum,Forestry,Fishing
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsSuriname, Brazil, State of Roraima, Venezuela
Member of(Caribbean Community), ( Commonwealth of Nations), ( Union of South American Nations), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Railway and Locomotives, Gems & Jewellery, Cereals & Pulses, Marine Vessels, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Wood and Pulp, Pharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Other Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Rubber and Products, Electrical Products
Major ImportsMarine Vessels, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Electrical Products, Plastics and Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Cereals & Pulses, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Chemical Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Household Items & Products, Rubber and Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Edible Oils & Seeds
Total Exports ValueUSD 7.866 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 8.557 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 0.691 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with India
Major Exports to IndiaGems & Jewellery, Wood and Pulp, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Cosmetics and Accessories, Music and Instruments, Arms and Ammunitions, Household Items & Products, Toys and Games, Art and Antiques
Major Imports from IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Pharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Rubber and Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Ceramic Products, Silk & Textiles, Electrical Products, Fashion and Apparel, Cosmetics and Accessories, Spices, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Hides, Leather & Tannery
India's Imports ValueUSD 4.22 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 62.15 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 57.93 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for GuyanaHigh Commission of India
H.E. Dr. Amit Telang
Honourable High Commissioner
307, Church and Peter Rose Streets,Queenstown,Georgetown, Guyana
592-226-3996 or 226-8965 or 226-3240

Embassy Details of Guyana in IndiaGuyana
High Commission of the Republic of Guyana
Mrs. Ronalda Edwards-Horatio
Charge d Affaires
A-12/2 Vasant Vihar, New Delhi-110057
+91-11- 41669717; 41669718 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Guyana in Mumbai
H.E. Dr. Ajinkya Dnyandeo Patil
Honorary Consul
D Y Patil Group, Opp MIG Colony, Adarsh Nagar Worli Mumbai
022-39286100 (O)