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Bilateral relations Switzerland–Grenada

Relations between Switzerland and Grenada are good although not very intensive. Switzerland's interests in Grenada are represented by the Swiss embassy in Venezuela. The island state is one of the biggest exporters of nutmeg.

Key aspects of diplomatic relations

Switzerland and Grenada have concluded agreements on exchanging tax information and reciprocal visa-free access for holders of a diplomatic, service or official passport. The Swiss embassy in Caracas (Venezuela) represents Swiss interests in Grenada.

Treaty database

Caribbean Community CARICOM

Government of Grenada

Economic cooperation

Trade between the two countries is modest. In 2020 Switzerland imported goods worth CHF 31,000 while exports to Grenada amounted to CHF 440,000. Nutmeg was one of Grenada's main export products. Swiss exports mainly comprised watches and metal goods.

Trade promotion, Switzerland Global Enterprise SGE

Cooperation in education, research and innovation

Researchers from Grenada can apply to the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists, SERI

Swiss nationals in Grenada

In 2020 there were 25 Swiss citizens living in Grenada.

History of bilateral relations

Switzerland recognised Grenada's independence in 1974. The two countries have maintained diplomatic relations since 1981. Switzerland assisted with rebuilding the Grenada National Stadium after a hurricane in 2004.

Lesser Antilles, historical Dictionary of Switzerland (de, fr, it)

Last update 26.01.2022

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