Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island country within the eastern Caribbean Sea, and is comprised of the Saint Vincent Island the the northern set of Grenadine Islands. The islands bounced around under the hands of different colonizers, moving from UK control to a separate administrative unit of the Federation of the West Indies. The islands finally received autonomy in 1969 and then independence in 1979.

General Information
Official Name:
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal):
$0.750 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted):
$12,672 (CID)
GDP Growth:
1.30 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI):
Economic Grouping:
Developing Country
Small Island Developing State
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses:
Group of 77 (G-77)
Latin America Group
Major International & Regional Organizations:
ACP: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States
AOSIS: Alliance of Small Island States
Commonwealth of Nations (British)
CariCom: Caribbean Community
CDB: Caribbean Development Bank
CELAC: Community of Latin American and Caribbean States
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
OAS: Organization of American States
OECS: Organization of Eastern Caribbean States
OPANAL: Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations:
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
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