Martinique

Key Facts

Capital City Fort-de-France
Local Time: GMT - 4 hours
Population 440,000
Language: French, Creole
Currency: Euro
Dialing Code +1 596
GDP: US$8.0 billion (2003 est. - WDI, 2003)

Introduction

Martinique is an overseas department of France situated in the Eastern Caribbean, between Dominica and St Lucia.

The economy is based on tourism and agriculture (sugar cane and bananas).

UK Trade & Investment Contacts

UK Offices

Daren Hartwell
Manager Caribbean Unit
Tel: 020 7215 4828
Fax: 020 7215 8313
E-mail: daren.hartwell@uktradeinvest.gov.uk

Caribbean Unit
UK Trade & Investment
Kingsgate House
66 - 74 Victoria Street
London
SW1E 6SW

Chamber of Commerce for the market:

Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de la Martinique
50, rue Ernest Deproge
BP 478
97241 Fort de France
CÚdex Martinique
Tel: 00 596 55 2800
Fax: 00 596 60 6668

Mr Claudy Alie
Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur de la Martinique
Complex World Trade Centre
97122 Baie Mahault
Zone de Commerce International
Guadeloupe
Tel: 00 590 250 611
Fax: 00 590 250 606

UK Trade & Investment Contact: kelly.parsons@uktradeinvest.gov.uk

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