Trinidad and Tobago

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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
RegionCaribbean Region
Capital CityPort of Spain
Government TypeParliamentary Republic
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)
GDP (nominal)USD 27.887 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking105
Primary IndustriesTourism,creative industry,Miscellaneous
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsVenezuela
Member of(Commonwealth of Nations), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsChemical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Aviation Vehicles, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Marine Vessels, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Plastics and Products, Books and Papers, Other Products, Glass and glassware
Major ImportsMachinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Aviation Vehicles, Plastics and Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Chemical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Books and Papers, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Cereals & Pulses, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Edible Oils & Seeds, Cosmetics and Accessories, Marine Vessels, Household Items & Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 13.221 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 6.202 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 7.019 Billion (Excess)
Foreign Relations with India
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.
Major Exports to IndiaWood and Pulp, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Other Products, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Rubber and Products, Books and Papers, Silk & Textiles, Live Animals and Animal Products, Fashion and Apparel, Cosmetics and Accessories
Major Imports from IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Pharmaceutical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Plastics and Products, Machinery & Appliances, Ceramic Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Electrical Products, Spices, Chemical Products, Silk & Textiles, Fashion and Apparel, Books and Papers, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Retail & Fmcg Products
India's Imports ValueUSD 91.26 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 104.93 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 13.67 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for Trinidad and TobagoHigh Commission of India
H.E. Prdadeep Rajpurohit
Honourable High Commissioner
P.O.Box No. 5306, Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain,Trinidad and Tobago

Embassy Details of Trinidad and Tobago in IndiaHigh Commission of Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
H.E. Dr. Roger Gopaul
High Commissioner
B-3/26Vasant ViharNew Delhi 110057
011 46007500 (O)