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US$ 2.99mn
FDI inflows to India from April 2000-March 2021

US$ 264.15mn

Bilateral trade value in 2020-21

562,500
Overseas Indians in T&T, Grenada, Dominica and Montserrat

Concurrent Accreditation The Mission in Trinidad and Tobago also handles India's bilateral relations with Grenada, Dominica and Montserrat

USPs

Low business costs and access to global markets are Trinidad and Tobago most unique selling propositions.

Oil and gas

Trinidad and Tobago with its rich oil and gas resources has a GDP of US$22b

Grenada

India exports mainly pharmaceutical products, ready-made garments and home furnishings, machinery, iron and steel products. to Grenada

Dominica

Areas for India-Dominica cooperation include food processing, small-scale manufacturing, renewable energy, pharmaceuticals, eco-tourism, education and sports

Montserrat

India exports mainly electrical machinery, equipment and parts as well as organic chemicals to Montserrat, with potential in energy and tourism

MoUs

Participation in Agriculture, Education, Research, Science & Technology, Development of Small Scale Industries, Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement and Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement are some of the MoUs Signed between India & Trinidad & Tobago

India's Exports and Imports to Trinidad and Tobago

Values in US$ Million

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 165.48 92.88 84.53 88.69 83.75
2 %Growth -43.87 -9 4.93 -5.57
3 India’s Total Export 310,338.48 262,291.09 275,852.43 303,526.16 330,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.05 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.03
6 IMPORT 68.42 91.94 173.54 42.48 195.37
7 %Growth 34.38 88.74 -75.52 359.93
8 India’s Total Import 448,033.41 381,007.76 384,357.03 465,580.99 514,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.02 0.02 0.05 0.01 0.04
11 TOTAL TRADE 233.90 184.83 258.07 131.17 279.13
12 %Growth -20.98 39.63 -49.17 112.79
13 India’s Total Trade 758,371.89 643,298.84 660,209.46 769,107.15 844,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.02 0.03
16 TRADE BALANCE 97.06 0.94 46.22
17 India’s Trade Balance -137,694.93 -118,716.67 -108,504.60 -162,054.83 -184,000.33

Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce

(+868) 637 6966

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Columbus Circle Westmoorings, P.O. Box 499 Port of Spain, Trinidad W.I.

InvesTT

(+868) 225 5819

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Level 18, Tower D, International Waterfront Centre, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad W.I

Association of Caribbean States

(+868) 622 9575

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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

(+868) 224 8000

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Av. Dag Hammarskjöld 3477, VitacuraSantiago de Chile

Indian Trade Promotion Organisation

(+91) 11 2337 1540

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

High Commission of India, Trinidad and Tobago

(+868) 225 4340

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Address: P.O.Box No. 530
6, Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago

Fax: 001-868-2254248

Commercial Representative

(+868) 225 4340 (Ext 103); 225 4344 (Direct); 461 1580

Second Secretary (Com) / CR

Commercial Representative

(+868) 225 4340 (Ext 125); 431 1580

Marketing Assistant

Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Waters, incl. min. waters & aerated waters, cont. added sugar/oth. sweeteni … (220210)

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    Meat of bovine animals, frozen, boneless (020230)

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    Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80% vol. (220710)

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    Cheese (excl. of 0406.10-0406.40) (040690)
    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, fat content by wt. not >1.5% (040210)
    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, unsweetened, fat content by wt. >1 … (040221)

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Minerals

priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Trinidad and Tobago
  • Scrap metals
  • Wood and wood products
  • Asphalt
  • Chemicals
India's top export to Trinidad and Tobago
  • Chemicals and resins
  • Textiles and fabrics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Electrical machinery

Bilateral Investors

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