Country Key Sectors

  • Chemicals
  • Infrastructure
  • Security
  • Machinery
  • Education

Country Description

Guyana, a country on South America’s North Atlantic coast, is defined by its dense rainforest. English-speaking, with strong traditions of cricket and calypso music, it's culturally connected to the Caribbean region. Its capital, Georgetown, is known for its British colonial architecture, including tall, painted-timber St George’s Anglican Cathedral. A large clock marks the facade of Stabroek Market, a popular source of local goods.

Country Key Facts

Official Name: Guyana
Capital: Georgetown
Area: 799,613 (2013)
Continent: South America
Population: 377,374 (2013)
Languages: English
Currency: Guyanese dollar

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Guyana MOU signed as part of European Commission investment programme

01 October 2004

THE British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce’s Deputy Chief Executive, Pauline Wade, signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Edward Boyers, the President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, Guyana, as part of a European Commission-funded Pro Invest programme in October 2004.

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