Trinidad and Tobago

About Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago, Officially known as the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a twin-island country in the Caribbean Islands. The country was previously a British colony.

The country’s economy is Oil and Natural gas. However, Tourism and Agriculture are considered as secondary economies of the country.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionNorthern America
Capital CityPort of Spain
Government Typeparliamentary democracy
Official LanguagesEnglish
CurrencyTrinidad and Tobago dollar, TTD
Phone Code +1-868
Important CitiesChaguanas, San Fernando, Port of Spain, Arima, Couva, Point Fortin, Princes Town, Diego Martin, Sangre Grande, Morvant
National DayIndependence Day (Aug-31)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking105
Primary IndustriesTourism,creative industry,Miscellaneous
Major ExportsMineral fuels, mineral oils HHH, Organic chemicals, Inorganic chemicals, organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, Iron and steel, Fertilisers, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk, Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling stock, Plastics and articles thereof, Ships, boats and floating structures
Major Exports to IndiaPharmaceutical products, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Plastics and articles thereof, Iron and steel, Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes, Articles of iron or steel, Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons, Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Other made-up textile articles, sets, worn clothing , Electrical machinery and equipment
Major ImportsMachinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Mineral fuels, mineral oils , Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Electrical machinery and equipment , Ores, slag and ash, Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling stock a, and articles thereof, Articles of iron or steel, Ships, boats and floating structures
Major Imports from IndiaMineral fuels, mineral oils , Ores, slag and ash, Iron and steel, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Electrical machinery and equipment , Aluminium and articles thereof, Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material, Copper and articles thereof, Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Articles of iron or steel, Plastics and articles thereof
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaTwo-way bilateral trade during 2018-19 between India and Trinidad include petroleum-crude products, iron and steel, pharmaceutical products, ceramic products, plastic and articles thereof, miscellaneous chemical products, leather goods, aluminium and articles thereof etc.
Bordering NationsVenezuela
Member of(Commonwealth of Nations), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy Details
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Dave Chandalal Persad
Honourable Ambassador
High Commission of Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
B3/26, Vasant Vihar New Delhi 110057 India
Email: hcttndinfo@foreign.gov.tt
Phone: (+91) 11 4600 7500