Relations between Switzerland and Surinam are good, but not very close.
Bilateral relations Switzerland–Suriname
Key aspects of diplomatic relations
The Swiss embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, represents Swiss interests in Surinam
In 2018 Switzerland imported goods worth over CHF 1 billion, mainly precious stones and metals. Exports to Suriname amounted to CHF 2.8 million, comprising chemical products and derivatives and machinery.
Cooperation in education, research and innovation
Researchers from Surinam can apply to the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships.
Swiss nationals in Suriname
There were 9 Swiss citizens living in Suriname at the end of 2018.
History of bilateral relations
Switzerland and Surinam have had diplomatic relations since 1979.