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
RegionNorthern America
Capital CityKingstown
Government Typeparliamentary democracy
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)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking130
Primary IndustriesAgriculture, Tourism
Major ExportsProducts of the milling industry, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Residues and waste from the food industries, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs , Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Aluminium and articles thereof, Iron and steel, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit , Electrical machinery and equipment, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Plastics and articles thereof
Major Exports to IndiaPharmaceutical products, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Cotton, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs , Electrical machinery and equipment , Man-made filaments, strip , Articles of iron or steel, Plastics and articles thereof, Ceramic products, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Printed books, newspapers, pictures
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Electrical machinery and equipment , Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Meat and edible meat offal, Cereals, Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Miscellaneous edible preparations, Articles of iron or steel, Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions, Plastics and articles thereof
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, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Cereals, Products of the milling industry, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten
Foreign Relations
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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.
Bordering NationsBarbados, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
Member of(Caribbean Community), ( Commonwealth of Nations), ( Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy Details for Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesH.E. Mahender Singh Kanyal
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
239 Dr. Sophie Redmondstraat, Post Box No. 1329, Paramaribo, Suriname
Email: inf.paramaribo@mea.gov.in
Phone: 597 498344, 531448, 531449
Website: https://www.indembassysuriname.gov.in/
Embassy Details of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in India