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U.S. Relationship

City center of caribbean town Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
City center of caribbean town Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

U.S.-Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Relations

The United States established historically friendly diplomatic relations with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in 1981 following its independence from the United Kingdom. The United States supports the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ efforts to expand its economic base and to provide a higher standard of living for its citizens. Both governments are concerned with combating both local
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City center of caribbean town Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

U.S. Assistance to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

U.S. assistance to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is channeled primarily through multilateral agencies such as the World Bank. The U.S. Peace Corps has volunteers in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, who work in education. The U.S. military provides assistance through training, exercises, and construction and humanitarian civic action projects. The United States provides training, equipment, and material to Vincentian
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City center of caribbean town Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Bilateral Economic Relations

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has an open economy with a dependence on imports, 19% of which come from the United States. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a beneficiary of the U.S. Caribbean Basin Initiative, which aims to facilitate the economic development and export diversification of the Caribbean Basin economies by providing countries with duty-free access to the U.S.
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Integrated Country Strategies

The Integrated Country Strategy is the four-year strategy articulating U.S. priorities in a given country. The Chief of Mission leads the strategy.

Investment Climate Statements

The Investment Climate Statements analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses and provide information on the business climates.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines COVID vaccine deliveries from the U.S.

COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

Since August, 2021 the United States has donated 114,780 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This includes 114,780 Pfizer doses. Of the 114,780 vaccine doses, 69% were donated in partnership with COVAX and 31% were donated through bilateral agreements.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

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