Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis country brief
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Shared international perspectives and cordial relationship.
Pursuit of common interests in multilateral fora, particularly the UN, UN organisations and the Commonwealth.
Trade and investment opportunities exist in Saintt Kitts and Nevis for Australian businesses, including in tourism and related industries.
Australia and Saint Kitts and Nevis established diplomatic relations in 1986.
Australia’s High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago has non-resident accreditation to Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Saint Kitts and Nevis does not have official representation in Australia.
Australia and Saint Kitts and Nevis are members of the Commonwealth, World Trade Organisation (WTO), United Nations (UN), and United Nations organisations.
Saint Kitts and Nevis is a member of the the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), the Africa, Organization of American States (OAS), Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and other regional organisations.
It is a member of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) grouping, which includes small island states in the Caribbean, Pacific and Indian Oceans.
- St Kitts and Nevis visitors to Australia (2019 Dept of Home Affairs) #
- Australian visitors to St Kitts and Nevis (primary destination (2019 Dept of Home Affairs) #
- Resident Australian population born in St Kitts and Nevis (2016 Census)
- Australian residents of Caribbean Islander descent (2016 Census)
- St Kitts and Nevis students in Australia (2019 Dept of Education)
# This data is owned by Home Affairs. It provides quarterly updates to this data on its website.
High level engagement
2015 December – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Prime Minister Harris attended COP21 in Paris
2015 November – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Prime Minister Harris attended CHOGM Malta 2015
Agreements with Saint Kitts and Nevis
There are no bilateral agreements between Australia and Saint Kitts and Nevis
The Australian High Commission sponsored an Australian Landcare International training conference in Saint Kitts and Nevis in 2018. It was attended by students from across the region.
The Australian Government supports Australian investors in Saint Kitts and Nevis by providing support and advice on political, economic and regulatory environments.
Further economic and trade information can be found in our Saint Kitts and Nevis trade/economic fact sheet [PDF].
Export and investment opportunities exist in Saint Kitts and Nevis for Australian businesses, particularly in tourism and related industries.
Austrade’s Mexico City Office aims to attract foreign direct investment from Saint Kitts and Nevis into Australia, identifies market opportunities in Saint Kitts and Nevis, and promotes the capabilities of Australian exporters and education providers.
Australian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago
18 Herbert Street, St Clair, Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago
Tel: +1 (868) 822 5450
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last updated November 2020