Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands

About Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands

Saint Kitts and Nevis, officially known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis is a twin-island country in the Caribbean islands. The country is formerly a British colony and part of the commonwealth of nations with the Queen of England as its head of state.

The economy of the country is primarily Tourism and Agriculture.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionCaribbean Region
Capital CityBasseterre
Government TypeFederal Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Official LanguagesEnglish
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar, XCD
Phone Code +1-869
Important CitiesBasseterre, Cayon, Charlestown, Dieppe Bay Town, Gingerland, Newcastle, Old Road Town, Sandy Point Town
National DayIndependence Day (Sep-19)
GDP (nominal)USD 1.069 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking139
Primary IndustriesTourism,Agriculture,Animal husbandary,Fishing,Forestry,Mining.
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsAntigua and Barbuda, Netherlands, Venezuela, Montserrat, Anguilla
Member of(Caribbean Community), ( Commonwealth of Nations), ( Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsElectrical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Other Products, Marine Vessels, Live Animals and Animal Products, Machinery & Appliances, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Fruits and Nuts, Fashion and Apparel, Toys and Games, Spices, Gems & Jewellery, Cosmetics and Accessories
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Marine Vessels, Other Products, Electrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Gems & Jewellery, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Plastics and Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Wood and Pulp, Pharmaceutical Products, Household Items & Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Books and Papers, Cereals & Pulses, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 0.054 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 0.391 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 0.337 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade between India and Saint Kitts and Nevis totaled US$2.36 million in 2015–16, recording a growth of 55.26% over the previous fiscal. India exported $2.20 million worth of goods to Saint Kitts and Nevis and imported $160,000. The main commodities exported from India to Saint Kitts and Nevis are pharmaceuticals, garments, and jewellery.
Major Exports to IndiaMarine Vessels, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Chemical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Cosmetics and Accessories, Retail & Fmcg Products, Cereals & Pulses, Arms and Ammunitions, Audio Visual Equipments, Plastics and Products, Rubber and Products, Wood and Pulp, Books and Papers
Major Imports from IndiaAutomobiles, Vehicles & Components, Pharmaceutical Products, Fashion and Apparel, Gems & Jewellery, Rubber and Products, Toys and Games, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Plastics and Products, Electrical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Cosmetics and Accessories, Silk & Textiles, Machinery & Appliances, Other Products, Building & Construction Products & Services, Books and Papers, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Household Items & Products, Ceramic Products
India's Imports ValueUSD 1.22 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 2.63 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 1.41 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for Saint Kitts and Nevis IslandsHonorary Consulate General of India (Under High Commission of India in Guyana)
Ramesh Mulkanoor
Honorary Consul General
c/o Ram's Trading General Office, Bird Rock P. O. Box 78 Basseterre Saint Kitts and Nevis
(+1 869) 466 7777

High Commission of India

Honourable High Commissioner
307, Church and Peter Rose Streets,Queenstown,Georgetown, Guyana
592-226-3996 or 226-8965 or 226-3240

Embassy Details of Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands in India