Bilateral relations Switzerland–Suriname

Switzerland has maintained diplomatic relations with Suriname since 1979. Relations are good, although not particularly intensive, and are dominated by economic cooperation.  

Economic cooperation

In 2019 Switzerland imported goods worth slightly over CHF 1 billion, mainly precious stones and precious metals. Swiss exports to Suriname – mainly chemicals and related products and also machinery – amounted to CHF 3.5 million.

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Swiss nationals in Suriname

At the end of 2019 there were 8 Swiss nationals living in Suriname.