Exporting guide to St Vincent and the Grenadines

Overview

St Vincent and the Grenadines is a southern Caribbean nation comprising of the main island of St. Vincent, and a chain of smaller islands. Its main industries are agriculture and tourism.

Trade statistics

£29.0 million total UK exports to St Vincent and the Grenadines for the four quarters to the end of Q1 2022

(Source: ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: July 2022)

160th largest UK export market

(Source: ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: July 2022)

less than 0.1% of total UK exports for the four quarters to the end of Q1 2022

(Source: ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: July 2022)

CARIFORUM-UK economic partnership agreement

The UK has signed an economic partnership agreement (EPA) with the CARIFORUM trade bloc which includes St Vincent and the Grenadines. 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 Vincent and the Grenadines, in the four quarters to the end of Q1 2022

Goods Value (£million)
Meat & meat preparations 3.2
Miscellaneous electrical goods (intermediate) 1.5
Dairy products & eggs 1.4
Medicinal & pharmaceutical products 1.0
Miscellaneous metal manufactures 0.7

Source: ONS Trade in goods: country-by-commodity exports
Last updated: July 2022
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St Vincent and the Grenadines: at a glance

Economic growth

-5.3%

Actual figure (IMF, 2020)
The UK is -9.3% (IMF, 2020, actual figure)

GDP per capita

$7,390

Actual figure (IMF, 2016)
The UK is $41,630 (IMF, 2016, actual figure)

Currency

Eastern Caribbean dollar

Business language

English

Time zone

GMT -4

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