Factsheet : Palau

Official Title:
Republic of Palau


General Information

Capital: Melekeok
Population (million): .02
Total Area: 458km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.75503 US $ (USD) (2016- Annual average)
National Holiday: Independence Day, 1 October
Language(s): Palauan, English, Sonsorolese, Japanese and Tobian


Political Information

Type of State:

Type of Government:
Constitutional Republic in free association with the US.

Head of State:
President Tommy Esang Remengesau, Jr.

Head of Government:
President Tommy Esang Remengesau, Jr.

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs, Ministry of State: Jeffery Antol

Main Political Parties:
No formal parties.

Elections:
Last: November 2016. Next: November 2020


Economic Information (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Palau Canada
GDP: ($ billion) .39 2,026.59
GDP per capita: ($) 21,498.57 55,938.56
GDP growth rate: (%) 0.08 1.43
Inflation: (%) -1.03 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 0 7

Product Trade and Investment (2016)

Canadian exports to country: $
Canadian imports from country: $
FDI in Canada: $ million (2015)
CDI in Palau: $ million (2015)


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
n/a

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


April 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 - Palau
Year Exports Imports
2012 $ $
2013 $ $
2014 $ $
2015 $ $
2016 $ $
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Palau
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $
02 Veg. Prod. $ $
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $ $
05 Mineral Prod. $ $
06 Chemical Prod. $ $
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $ $
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $
09 Wood Prod. $ $
10 Paper Prod. $ $
11 Textiles Prod. $ $
12 Dress Access. $ $
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ $
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $
15 Base Metal Prod. $ $
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $ $
17 Vehicles and Equip. $ $
18 Specialized Inst. $ $
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $ $
21 Antiques $ $