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US$ 0.21mn
FDI inflows to India from April 2000-March 2021

US$ 51.26mn

Total bilateral trade during FY2020-21

Overseas Indians living in Suriname

Concurrent Accreditation The Mission in Suriname also handles India's bilateral relations with Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and St. Lucia

Green cover

Suriname is known for being one of the greenest nations on earth, with over 90% of its surface covered by forests

Natural resources

Suriname has an abundance of petroleum products, alumina, and gold


Surinamese businessmen have evinced interest in bilateral cooperation in agricultural sector and food processing industry

Business Council

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Suriname have set up a Joint Business Council


The vast potential of the tourism industry in the Caribbean region has offered strong income opportunities for Indians

India's Exports and Imports to Suriname

Association of Caribbean States


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5-7 Sweet Briar Road, St. Clair, P.O. Box 660, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

Economic Commission for Latin America


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Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477, Vitacura, Santiago de Chile

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

+91-11-4604-2222; 2615-0101/04

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Niryat Bhawan, Rao Tula Ram Marg, Opp. Army Hospital Research & Referral, New Delhi-110 057

Indian Trade Promotion Organisation


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Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan New Delhi-110001 (INDIA)

Export-Import Bank of India


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Centre One Building, Floor 21, World Trade Centre Complex, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400 005

Embassy of India, Paramaribo

(+597) 498344, 531448, 531449

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Address: Embassy of India, Dr. Sophie Redmondstraat 239,
PO Box 1329, Paramaribo, Suriname.


Agricultural exports

    Beer made from malt (220300)
    Waters, incl. min. waters & aerated waters, cont. added sugar/oth. sweeteni … (220210)


    Cuts & edible offal of species Gallus domesticus, frozen (020714)


    Sweet biscuits (190531)


    Sauces & preps. therefor, n.e.s.; mixed condiments & mixed seasonings, n.e. … (210390)


    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)


    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Preparations for infant use, put up for RS (190110)


    Active yeasts (210210)
    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Homogenised composite food preps. (210420)
    Mixes & doughs for the preparation of bakers’ wares of 19.05 (190120)
    Natural honey (040900)
    Preparations for infant use, put up for RS (190110)
    Preparations of fruit (excl. citrus fruit; excl. homogenized), obt. by cook … (200799)
    Preparations of prepd./presvd. meat (excl. of 1602.10-1602.50), incl. preps … (160290)
    Prepared foods obt. by the swelling/roasting of cereals/cereal prods. (190410)
    Prepared/presvd. preps. of bovine animals (excl. homogenised preps.), incl. … (160250)
    Prepared/presvd. preps. of fowls of 01.05 (excl. turkey & fowls of the genu … (160239)
    Prepared/presvd. preps. of fowls of the genus Gallus domesticus (excl. homo … (160232)
    Prepared/presvd. preps. of swine (excl. of 1602.41, 1602.42 & homogenised p … (160249)
    Sauces & preps. therefor, n.e.s.; mixed condiments & mixed seasonings, n.e. … (210390)
    Soups & broths & preps. therefor (210410)
    Tomato ketchup & oth. tomato sauces (210320)
    Whey & modified whey, whether or not concentrated/sweetened (040410)


    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)


    Cane sugar, raw, in solid form, not cont. added flavouring/colouring matter … (170111)
    Durum wheat (100110)
    Garlic, fresh/chilled (070320)
    Potatoes other than seed potatoes, fresh/chilled (070190)


    Production: 25,440 kgs
    Export: US$ 1.81 billion


    Production: 811,600 tons
    Export: US$ 133 million


    Export: Scrap – US$ 323 million

Priority Sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Suriname
  • Wood and products
  • Aluminum and scrap metal
  • Electrical machinery
  • Plastic products
  • Consumer items
India's top export to Suriname
  • Electrical machinery and equipment
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Coffee, tea and spices
  • Rubber, paper, tobacco
  • Organic chemicals

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