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Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

TIME:2020-12-08 09:42 Source: 21st-Century Maritime Cooperation Committee


The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago


The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is located in the southeast end of Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, facing Venezuela in the west across the sea and a tropical oceanic climate. The two major ethnic groups are Indian and African people, accounting for 35.4% and 34.2% of the total population, respectively. Energy development and process is the major sector in its economy, with the production value of energy industry accounting for about 40% of its GDP. In recent years, architecture, tourism and finance and insurance have witnesses rapid development. As to tourism, its production value makes up 14% of it GDP and the number of practitioner accounts for 17% of the total employees.