Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Business, Taxation and Offshore Information
The state of St. Vincent & the Grenadines is in the Caribbean, 1,600 miles southeast of Miami and 100 miles from Barbados. St. Vincent & the Grenadines consists of a group of 18 small islands, of which the biggest is St. Vincent, with the capital, Kingstown, which has a natural deep-water harbour. St. Vincent is a lush volcanic island, just 18 miles north to south and 11 miles wide; the climate is tropical.
Fought over for nearly a century by the French and British, sovereignty of St. Vincent & the Grenadines was settled on the British in 1783. Now St. Vincent & the Grenadines is an independent parliamentary democracy, with a legal system based on common law. The currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) which is linked to the US$ at an exchange rate of 2.7 EC$ to 1 US$ (2006), and is managed by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank with headquarters in St. Kitts.
The population of the islands is estimated in 2021 to be around 111,000. More »