Demand for goods and services
While Suriname's economy has been dominated by the mineral and energy sectors (gold, oil, and alumina), there is a demand for imported goods in Suriname, which UK businesses could benefit from.
Top five UK goods exported to Suriname , in the four quarters to the end of Q3 2023
|Goods||Value (£ million )|
|Road vehicles other than cars (capital)||3.6|
|Specialised machinery (intermediate)||0.7|
|General industrial machinery (intermediate)||0.7|
|Dairy products & eggs||0.7|
|Dyeing, tanning & colouring materials||0.5|
Total import value (into the UK from Suriname) and export value (from the UK into Suriname) over time
|Year||Imports (£ million )||Exports (£ million )||Total trade (£ million )|
ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: October 2023
Total trade is the sum of all exports and imports over the same time period.
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