Saint Kitts and Nevis

About Saint Kitts and Nevis

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
RegionNorthern America
Capital CityBasseterre
Government Typefederal parliamentary democracy
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)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking139
Primary IndustriesTourism,Agriculture,Animal husbandary,Fishing,Forestry,Mining.
Major ExportsElectrical machinery and equipment , Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Ships, boats and floating structures, Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Iron and steel, Live animals, Miscellaneous manufactured articles, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers
Major Exports to IndiaArticles of apparel and clothing accessories, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Pharmaceutical products, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard, Headgear and parts thereof, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Articles of leather, saddlery and harness, travel goods, handbags , Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, Plastics and articles thereof, Toys, games and sports requisites
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils, Commodities not elsewhere specified, Electrical machinery and equipment , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Ships, boats and floating structures, Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions , Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Meat and edible meat offal, Articles of iron or steel
Major Imports from IndiaLive animals, Meat and edible meat offal, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs , Live trees and other plants, bulbs, roots , Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Cereals, Products of the milling industry, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten
Foreign Relations
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.
Bordering NationsAntigua and Barbuda, Netherlands, Venezuela, Montserrat, Anguilla
Member of(Caribbean Community), ( Commonwealth of Nations), ( Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Kishu D. Chandiramani
Honorary Consul
Honorary Consulate of India in Basseterre
c/o Ram's Trading General Office, Bird Rock P. O. Box 78 Basseterre Saint Kitts and Nevis
Email: kishusheila@sisterisles.kn
Phone: (+1 869) 466 7777
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Ravi Jaipuria
Honorary Consul General
Honorary Consulate General Of Saint Kitts And Nevis In New Delhi
7 A, Aurangzeb Road New Delhi 110011 India
Email: rkj@rjcorp.in
Phone: (LOCAL)2301.4440,(INTERNATIONAL)9111.2301.4440