Grenada

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

South Africa established non-resident diplomatic relations with Grenada on 25 February 1998. This was followed by a visit by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Raphael Fletcher, who lead a Ministerial Trade Mission to South Africa and met with Minister Nzo and Deputy President Thabo Mbeki. Trade with Grernada during 1997 and 1998 was nevertheless too minimal to be reflected in official statistics.

South Africa's first non-resident High Commissioner, Ms Thandi Luthuli-Gcabashe, presented her credentials in St George's on 16 March 1999, at which time the local authorities expressed an interest in Molasses and arts and crafts from South Africa.

Mr Theodore Ferguson, Grenada's Honorary Consul in South Africa, is based in Pietermaritzburg.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Grenada

The South African High Commission in Kingston, Jamaica is responsible for Grenada:

H E Adv F D Radebe
High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African High Commission

Time difference: -7 hours

Grenadian Representation in South Africa

H E Ms F Sandy
Acting High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Grenadian High Commission

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

None. Passport should be valid for at least 6 months from date of entry.

Health Requirements

Tetanus - immunisation recommended.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Tropical; tempered by northeast trade winds.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

1 US Dollar = 2,65700 East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) on 29 July 2003.

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0872/0837.

Trade Info

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Grenada, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

 

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