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Timor Leste

Official Title:
Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste


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.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Timor Leste
Year Exports Imports
2012 $ $
2013 $ $
2014 $ $
2015 $ $
2016 $ $
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Timor Leste
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 $ $

Capital: Dili
Population (million): 1.19
Total Area: 15,410km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.75503 US $ (USD) (2016 - Annual average)
National Holiday: 20 May 2002, �Independence Restoration Day�
Language(s): Tetum, Portuguese


Political Information

Type of State:

Type of Government:
Democratic Republic

Head of State:
President Taur Matan Ruak

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Rui Araujo

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs and Cooperation: Hernani Coelho
Commerce, Industry and Environment: António da Conceição

Main Political Parties:
National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT)*, Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN), Democratic Party (PD)*, Frenti-Mudança* * = formed Government coalition.

Elections:
Presidential: last on April 16, 2013, next in 2017. Parliamentary: last on July 7, 2012, next in 2017.


Economic Information (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Timor Leste Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 3.31 2,026.59
GDP per capita: ($) 2,785.87 55,938.56
GDP growth rate: (%) 5 1.43
Inflation: (%) -1.34 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 0 7

Product Trade and investment (2016)

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


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
n/a

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Donald Bobiash


May 2017
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2012-12-07