Official Name: The Republic of Seychelles
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republic of Seychelles
ISO Country Codes: SC : SYC
Internet Domain: .sc
Government Web Site:
Capital: Victoria Main Airports: Seychelles International Airport
Language(s): Seychellois Creole;English;French Population: 97,017
Currency: Seychelles Rupee ISO Currency Code: SCR
Telephone Dial In: +248 ID Prefix: 00

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Central Bank: Central Bank of Seychelles
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 13.64 Seychelles rupees (SCR) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 3% (2017 est.)
Population below poverty line: 25.3% (2018 est.)
Inflation Rate: 1.8% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 12.60% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $2.855 billion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $28,800 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: Seychelles Rupee
Currency Code: SCR
World Bank Classification: High-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 2.6% coconuts, cinnamon, vanilla, sweet potatoes, cassava (manioc, tapioca), copra, bananas; tuna
Industry: 13.9% fishing, tourism, beverages
Services: 83.5%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Stock & Securities Exchange: Merj Exchange ;

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Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

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Business Language(s): English;French
Customs & Excise: Seychelles Revenue Commission
Development Bank(s): African Development Bank; The Development Bank of Seychelles; Trade and Development Bank;
National Standards Bureau: Seychelles Bureau of Standards
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 76/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 23/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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Eximbank: Afreximbank ; Export Credit Agency: Caribbean Export Development Agency ;

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Export Promotion Agency: Seychelles Trade Portal ; Investment Agency: Seychelles Investment Board ;


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