Factsheet : Nauru

Official Title:
Republic of Nauru


General Information

Capital: no official capital
Population (million): .01
Total Area: 21km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.02 Australian $ (AUD) (2016- Annual average)
National Holiday: Independence Day, 31 January
Language(s): Nauruan, English


Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Parliamentary democracy

Head of State:
President Baron Waqa

Head of Government:
President Baron Waqa

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs and Trade: Baron Waqa

Main Political Parties:
Democratic Party of Nauru, Nauru First Party

Elections:
Last: 2015. Next: 2019.


Economic Information (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Nauru Canada
GDP: ($ billion) .14 2,026.59
GDP per capita: ($) 10,368.20 55,938.56
GDP growth rate: (%) 10.36 1.43
Inflation: (%) 8.15 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 0 7

Product Trade and Investment (2016)

Canadian exports to country: $
Canadian imports from country: $264,470
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Nauru: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
n/a

Canadian Representation Abroad:
High Commissioner-designate Paul Maddison (Canberra, Australia)


May 2017
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Nauru
Year Exports Imports
2012 $54,987 $125,281
2013 $8,030 $264,100
2014 $208,851 $46,602
2015 $23,905 $351,485
2016 $ $264,470
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Nauru
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $122,728
02 Veg. Prod. $ $
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $ $
05 Mineral Prod. $ $
06 Chemical Prod. $ $4,340
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $ $1,050
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $
09 Wood Prod. $ $
10 Paper Prod. $ $1,533
11 Textiles Prod. $ $5,687
12 Dress Access. $ $198
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ $7,185
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $
15 Base Metal Prod. $ $37
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $ $23,950
17 Vehicles and Equip. $ $3,124
18 Specialized Inst. $ $93,303
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $ $1,335
21 Antiques $ $