Exporting guide to

St Lucia

Overview

Saint Lucia is an Eastern Caribbean island nation with a population of 183,000 people. The service sector makes up a large part of its economy, including tourism and financial services.

Trade statistics

£43.0 million total UK exports to St Lucia for the four quarters to the end of Q3 2023

(Source: ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: January 2024)

165th largest UK export market

(Source: ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: January 2024)

less than 0.1% of total UK exports for the four quarters to the end of Q3 2023

(Source: ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: January 2024)

CARIFORUM-UK economic partnership agreement

The UK has signed an economic partnership agreement (EPA) with the CARIFORUM trade bloc which includes St Lucia. Read our latest updates for more information on the status of this agreement and how it may benefit your business.

Top five UK goods exported to St Lucia , in the four quarters to the end of Q3 2023

Goods Value (£ million )
Miscellaneous electrical goods (intermediate) 4.2
Meat & meat preparations 3.4
Iron & steel 2.5
Dairy products & eggs 2.4
Other manufactures (consumer) 1.5

Source: ONS Trade in goods: country-by-commodity exports
Last updated: February 2024
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St Lucia: at a glance

Economic growth

15.7%

Actual figure (IMF, 2022)
The UK is 4.1% (IMF, 2022, actual figure)

GDP per capita

$12,704

Actual figure (IMF, 2022)
The UK is $45,461 (IMF, 2022, projected figure)

Currency

Eastern Caribbean dollar

Business language

English

Time zone

GMT -4

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