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Palau

Official Title:
Republic of Palau


General Information

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.
5-year trade
Canada - Palau
Year Exports Imports
2009 $ $
2010 $ $
2011 $ $
2012 $ $
2013 $ $
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Palau
Chapter 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 $ $

Capital: Melekeok
Population (million): 0.018
Total Area: 458km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.97 $ US (USD)(2013)
National Holiday: Independence Day, 1 October
Language(s): Palauan, English, Sonsorolese, Angaur and Japanese, Tobi


Political Information

Type of State:

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

Head of State:
President Johnson Toribiong

Head of Government:
President Johnson Toribiong

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development: Victor M. Yano

Main Political Parties:
No formal parties.

Elections:
2013


Economic Information (2013)

Comparative figures
Type Palau Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 0.25 1878.77
GDP per capita: ($) 14434.22 53518.54
GDP growth rate: (%) -0.23 2.01
Inflation: (%) 2.82 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 0 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

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


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
N/A

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Michael Small


August 2014
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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2010-02-19