- About the Region
Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago is a twin-island unitary state situated at the southernmost base of the Caribbean Archipelago off the northern edge of South America, lying just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. Trinidad covers 4,827 sq km and Tobago 301 sq km.
Sint Maarten is a small and open island economy. Its economy is vulnerable to a large extent on worldwide economic developments. Tourism is the core economic activity and accounts for 82.5% of the country’s exports. The United States is the largest tourism market.
As part of the process leading to the new constitutional status for Curacao, the government has been committed to formulate and implement a long term economic strategy. The implementation of this strategy which started as per January 2014, aimed at achieving a sustainable long term economic development in Curacao by expanding the economy while ensuring it has a sound business climate, which is innovative, dynamic and sustainable, generating employment and foreign exchange.