Saint Lucia

About Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is an island country in the Caribbean islands. The country was ruled by both french as well as British colonies.

The primary economy of the country is Agriculture and Tourism. However, Petroleum products form another part of revenues for the country.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionNorthern America
Capital CityCastries
Government Typeparliamentary democratic constitutional monarchy
Official LanguagesEnglish
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar, XCD
Phone Code +1-758
Important CitiesAnse La Raye, Au Tabor, Babonneau, Bocage, Canaries, Choiseul, Dennery, Gros Islet, Laborie, Micoud, Mon Repos, Monchy, Praslin, Ravine Poisson, Rodney Bay, Roseau, Soucis, Soufrière, Ti Rocher, Vieux Fort
National DayIndependence Day (Feb-22)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking93
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Tourism.
Major ExportsBeverages, spirits and vinegar, Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit, Electrical machinery and equipment, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Clocks and watches, Salt, sulphur, earths and stone, Mineral fuels, mineral oils , Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
Major Exports to IndiaVehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Pharmaceutical products, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Iron and steel, Articles of iron or steel, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Ceramic products, Plastics and articles thereof, Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica , Fish and crustaceans, molluscs, Essential oils and resinoids, perfumery, cosmetic
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Electrical machinery and equipment, Meat and edible meat offal, Plastics and articles thereof, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Articles of iron or steel, Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk, pastrycooks' products, Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions
Major Imports from IndiaAluminium and articles thereof, Pharmaceutical products, Live trees and other plants, bulbs, roots , Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Cereals, Products of the milling industry, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Lac, gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts
Foreign Relations
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Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade between India and Saint Lucia totaled US$3.12 million in 2015–16, recording a growth of 21% over the previous fiscal. India exported $2.67 million worth of goods to Saint Lucia, and imported $450,000. The main commodities exported from India to Saint Lucia are vehicles, pharmaceuticals, iron and steel, and textiles. The major commodities imported by India from Saint Lucia are aluminum and iron scrap.
Bordering NationsMartinique, Saint Vincent
Member of(Caribbean Community), ( Commonwealth of Nations), ( Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States), ( Organisation internationale de la Francophonie), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy Details for Saint LuciaH.E. Mr Hira Asnaani
Honorary Consul
Honorary Consulate of India (Under Embassy of India in Suriname)
Monument Road The Morne Fortune P.O. Box 1525 Castries Saint Lucia
Email: indiaconsul.stlucia@gmail.com
Phone: (+1 758) 451-6271
Website:
Embassy Details of Saint Lucia in IndiaH.E. Mr. Sunil Godhwani
Honorary Consul
Honorary Consulate of Saint Lucia
D-35th Floor, Districr CentreSaketNew Delhi-110017
Email: saintluciaindia@gmail.com
Phone: +91-11-24106777 (O)