Bilateral relations Switzerland–Barbados

Relations between Switzerland and Barbados are good but not very extensive. Barbados is a popular holiday destination, attracting thousands of Swiss tourists each year.

Key aspects of diplomatic relations

Switzerland and Barbados have signed agreements in areas such as double taxation, investment protection, the transfer of sentenced persons, air traffic and lifting mutual visa requirements. The Swiss embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, represents Switzerland's interests in Barbados.

Treaty Database

Government of Barbados

Caribbean Community CARICOM

Economic cooperation

In 2019 Switzerland imported goods worth CHF 600,000 from Barbados and exported goods amounting to CHF 5.9 million – mainly watches, jewellery and agricultural and forestry products.

Trade promotion, Switzerland Global Enterprise SGE

Swiss nationals in Barbados

At the end of 2019, there were 34 Swiss nationals living in Barbados.