Canada and Saint Kitts and Nevis relations

Canada has long enjoyed a close relationship with Saint Christopher (Kitts) and Nevis. Diplomatic relations were fully achieved when the country gained independence in 1983.

In Saint Kitts and Nevis, Canada is represented by the High Commission of Canada in Barbados.

With regard to bilateral relations, Canada has long enjoyed a close relationship St Kitts and Nevis and with other countries of the Caribbean, due notably to the significant Caribbean diaspora in Canada, commercial links, and a long history of Canadian aid and support for the region. Outside of the Commonwealth, cooperation between Canada and Saint Kitts and Nevis is frequent within the United Nations and the Organization of American States. As part of our engagement in the Americas, in particular the Caribbean, Canada remains committed to strengthening relations with St Kitts and Nevis.

In terms of Canada’s trade relationship with Saint Kitts and Nevis, bilateral merchandise trade totalled $12.9 million in 2017. Merchandise exports to Saint Kitts and Nevis amounted to $9.4 million and included furniture, fish, and coins. In 2017 Canada imported $3.4 million worth of merchandise from Saint Kitts and Nevis, which included electric machinery, spirits, and chemicals.

May 2018

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