Relations between Switzerland and Guyana are good, but not very intensive. Switzerland's involvement in debt relief in Guyana is worth noting.
Bilateral relations Switzerland–Guyana
Key aspects of diplomatic relations
Switzerland and Guyana have also signed agreements in areas such as lifting visa requirements for holders of a diplomatic or service passport, extradition and investment protection. The Swiss Embassy in Caracas (Venezuela) represents Swiss interests in Guyana.
In 2015 Switzerland imported goods worth just CHF 0.09 million, primarily agricultural products. Exports to Guyana amounted to CHF 1,91 million and consisted of metal and machinery.
Cooperation in education, research and innovation
Scholars and artists from Guyana can apply to the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships.
Swiss nationals in Guyana
In 2015 the Swiss community in Guyana totalled 12 people.
History of bilateral relations
Switzerland has maintained diplomatic relations with Guyana since 1977. It has been particularly involved in debt relief in the country and signed a bilateral investment protection agreement in 2005 at Guyana's instigation.