Saint Lucia

Official Name: Saint Lucia
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Parliamentary Democracy
Official Name (Local Language): Saint Lucia
ISO Country Codes: LC : LCA
Internet Domain: .lc
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Capital: Castries Main Airports: George F. L. Charles Airport, Hewanorra International Airport
Language(s): English;French patois Population: 167,122
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar ISO Currency Code: XCD
Telephone Dial In: +1 758 ID Prefix: 011

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Saint Lucia

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Central Bank: Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 2.7 East Caribbean dollars (XCD) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 20% (2003 est.)
Population below poverty line: 25% (2016 est.)
Inflation Rate: 0.1% (2017 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 7.70% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $2.344 billion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $13,000 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: East Caribbean Dollar
Currency Code: XCD
World Bank Classification: Upper-Middle-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 2.9% bananas, coconuts, vegetables, citrus, root crops, cocoa
Industry: 14.1% tourism; clothing, assembly of electronic components, beverages, corrugated cardboard boxes, lime processing, coconut processing
Services: 83%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Stock & Securities Exchange: Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange ;

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Saint Lucia

Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

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Business Language(s): English
Customs & Excise: St. Lucia Customs & Excise Department
Development Bank(s): Caribbean Development Bank; The Saint Lucia Development Bank;
National Standards Bureau: Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 42/180 (2021) Corruption Perceptions Index: 45/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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Export Credit Agency: Caribbean Export Development Agency ;