Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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About Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, also known as Saint Vincent for short is an island country in the Caribbean Islands and is part of the West Indies.

The country is a former British colony and is part of the Commonwealth of nations with the Queen of England as the head of the state.

The economy of the country is predominantly Agriculture (Banana), However, tourism also plays an important role.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionCaribbean Region
Capital CityKingstown
Government TypeParliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Official LanguagesEnglish
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar, XCD
Phone Code +1-784
Important CitiesArnos Vale, Ashton, Barrouallie, Bednoe, Belmont, Biabou, Bridgetown, Brighton Village
National DayIndependence Day (Oct-27)
GDP (nominal)USD 1.039 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking130
Primary IndustriesAgriculture, Tourism
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsBarbados, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
Member of(Caribbean Community), ( Commonwealth of Nations), ( Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsCereals & Pulses, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Vegetables and Related Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Glass and glassware, Fruits and Nuts, Electrical Products, Books and Papers, Spices, Plastics and Products, Edible Oils & Seeds
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Cereals & Pulses, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Wood and Pulp, Plastics and Products, Household Items & Products, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Books and Papers, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Pharmaceutical Products, Chemical Products, Rubber and Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 0.045 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 0.438 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 0.393 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade between India and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines totaled US$1.84 million in 2013–14, $760,000 in 2014–15, and $550,000 in 2015–16. India does not make any imports from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and the entire value of trade reflects Indian exports to the country. The main commodities exported from India to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are textiles, iron and steel, and paper.
Major Exports to IndiaLive Animals and Animal Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Plants and Flowers, Vegetables and Related Products, Fruits and Nuts, Spices, Cereals & Pulses, Edible Oils & Seeds, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar
Major Imports from IndiaPharmaceutical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Books and Papers, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Silk & Textiles, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Electrical Products, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Cereals & Pulses, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Household Items & Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Fashion and Apparel, Cosmetics and Accessories, Instruments & Optical Solutions
India's Imports ValueUSD Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 1.19 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 1.19 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesEmbassy of India in Suriname ( accredited to barbados, saint-lucia)
H.E. Dr.Shankar Balachandran
Honourable Ambassador
239 Dr. Sophie Redmondstraat, Post Box No. 1329, Paramaribo, Suriname
597 498344, 531448, 531449

Embassy Details of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in IndiaHonorary Consulate of Saint Vincent and Grenadines in New Delhi

Honorary Consul
Empi Institutions, Cskm Educational Complex Satbari, chattarpur, New Delhi-110074
011-26654705 (O)