Palau Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 6
No. Of products 249
No. Of partners 13
Imports (in US$ Mil) 158
No. Of products 2,940
No. Of partners 104

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.71
Index of export market penetration1.14
World Growth1.50
Country Growth-0.92

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)75.35
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)48.85

Palau top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified2 38.87
Japan1 23.35
Guam1 14.52
United States1 8.41
Australia1 8.32
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States57 35.84
Singapore24 15.27
Japan20 12.54
Korea, Rep.12 7.31
China11 7.25

Palau Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials2 23.48 10 6.48 0.33
Intermediate goods0 0.64 15 9.79 3.69
Consumer goods1 7.84 98 62.09 64.77
Capital goods4 68.03 34 21.33 4.95

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Fresh or chilled yel ...737.13
Diesel powered truck ...729.13
Graders and leveller ...699.43
Parts and accessorie ...552.74
Surveying,hydrograph ...528.18
Petroleum oils, etc, ...29,746.12
Beer made from malt3,190.88
Automobiles with rec ...2,163.36
Structures and parts ...1,885.25
Frozen boneless bovi ...1,777.18

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Palau

Tariffs 2017

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 14.14
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 30,863.98
Maximum Rate (%) 3,000
Weighted Average (%) 29.88
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 14.47

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

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Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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World Development Indicators (WDI)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)290
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)12,700.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-77.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-26.51

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank130
Trading Across Borders Rank133

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

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Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

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