Skip Global Navigation to Main Content
Skip Breadcrumb Navigation


View of POS from Chancellor

Trinidad and Tobago is an important actor in the Caribbean and, more broadly, in the hemisphere; and the U.S. enjoys a robust economic relationship with the country. The Commercial/Economic Section shares information on U.S. policy with the government of Trinidad and Tobago, and consults and cooperates with the Ministries of Trade and Industry, Energy, Finance and other government entities on items of mutual interest and concern.

The Embassy also partners with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service in Santo Domingo to promote the export of U.S. goods and services and assist small and medium-sized U.S. companies achieve export success. Please note that counseling or other information provided by our office does not relieve business executives of the need to research business prospects independently and obtain expert advice from local legal, accounting, or other private advisors before undertaking business transactions. 

Commercial Services

For U.S. Companies:

The President’s National Export Initiative aims to double exports over five years by marshaling Federal agencies to prepare U.S. companies to export successfully, connect them with trade opportunities and support them once they do have exporting opportunities.

The U.S. Commercial Service offers customized solutions to help U.S. exporters, particularly small and medium sized businesses, successfully expand exports to new markets.  Under a Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Commercial Service, the Political/Economic Section at the U.S. Embassy in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago performs the following services on behalf of U.S. exporters:

-          Gold Key Matchmaking Service

-          International Partner Search (Prequalified business contacts)

-          International Company Profile due diligence reports

-          International Buyer Program (Matchmaking events held at major US trade shows) 

Companies requiring any of the above services, should contact your nearest

U.S. Export Assistance Centers


Adobe Reader

    Download Free

    All downloadable documents on this page are provided in PDF format.  To view PDFs you must have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.  You may download a free version by clicking the link above.

Contact Us

  • For further information, please contact:

    Political/Economic Section
    Embassy of the United States of America
    15 Queen's Park West
    Port of Spain, Trinidad, W.I.

    Telephone: 868-622-6371