Fact Sheet

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Cayman Islands

Official Title:
Cayman Islands


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Cayman Islands
Year Exports Imports
2015 $9,817,068 $593,629
2016 $12,182,886 $2,101,323
2017 $24,485,455 $2,208,583
2018 $24,123,381 $6,372,729
2019 $29,160,377 $1,829,679
Product trade (2019)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Cayman Islands
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $30,099 $1,750
02 Veg. Prod. $748,358 $116,666
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $108,796 $380
04 Food Prod. $1,061,389 $1,499
05 Mineral Prod. $1,852,108 $100
06 Chemical Prod. $2,878,681 $226
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $131,139 $7,613
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $9,207 $
09 Wood Prod. $597,155 $2,298
10 Paper Prod. $164,327 $2,445
11 Textiles Prod. $172,028 $254
12 Dress Access. $11,570 $
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $551,273 $6,621
14 Precious Metals/stones $124,049 $
15 Base Metal Prod. $1,234,489 $21,382
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $3,871,602 $1,638,495
17 Vehicles and Equip. $10,887,323 $1,843
18 Specialized Inst. $1,288,549 $8,028
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $2,513,212 $11
21 Antiques $64,403 $19,647

Capital: George Town
Population (million): .00
Total Area: 262km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.63 Caymanian $ (KYD) (2018 - Annual average)
National Holiday: First Monday in July (Constitution Day)
Language(s): English


Political Information

Type of State:
Dependant territory under the U.K.

Type of Government:
British Overseas Territory

Head of State:
(Queen Elizabeth II) Governor Helen Kilpatrick

Head of Government:
Premier Alden M. McLaughlin

Ministers:
Home Affairs: Alden M. McLaughlin

Main Political Parties:
United Democratic Party (3) People’s Progressive Movement (9); Coalition for Cayman (3); People’s National Alliance (1); Independent (2)

Elections:
Last: May 2013. Next: 2017.


Economic Information (2018)

Comparative figures
Type Cayman Islands Canada
GDP: ($ billion) .00 2,222.58
GDP per capita: ($) .00 60,078.85
GDP growth rate: (%) 0 1.83
Inflation: (%) 0 2.24
Unemployment: (%) 0 5.82

Product Trade and investment (2019)

Canadian exports to country: $29,160,377
Canadian imports from country: $1,829,679
FDI in Canada (2018): $8,912 million
CDI in country (2018): $39,624 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
High Commissioner Howard Drake

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Consul General Sylvain Fabi


February 2020
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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