Bilateral relations Switzerland–St. Lucia

Switzerland and St Lucia maintain good but not very extensive relations.

Key aspects of diplomatic relations

The Swiss embassy in Caracas (Venezuela) represents Swiss interests in St Lucia.

Caribbean Community CARICOM

Government of St. Lucia

Economic cooperation

In 2022, Switzerland imported goods from St Lucia worth CHF 100,000. Swiss exports to St Lucia – mainly precision instruments, watches and jewellery, and pharmaceutical products – totalled CHF 1.3 million.

Trade promotion, Switzerland Global Enterprise

Cooperation in education, research and innovation

Researchers who are citizens of St Lucia 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 St. Lucia

At the end of 2022 there were 18 Swiss nationals living in St Lucia.

History of bilateral relations

Switzerland has maintained diplomatic relations with St Lucia since 1979.

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

Last update 28.06.2023

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