Economy of Palau

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery and equipment, fuels, metals; foodstuffs
Exports
Exports commoditiesshellfish, tuna, copra, garments
Economy sectors
Agriculture productscoconuts, copra, cassava (tapioca), sweet potatoes; fish
Industrial productstourism, craft items (from shell, wood, pearls), construction, garment making
Economy
Unemployment2.30 % (2000)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate247 Million $ (2013)232 Million $ (2012)221 Million $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Palau
GDP growth rate3.50 % (2013)6.30 % (2012)5.33 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Palau
GDP per Capita (PPP)15,092 $ (2013)15,034 $ (2012)10,500 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Palau
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity246 Million $ (2013)312 Million $ (2012)221 Million $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Palau
GDP PPP per land area535 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)680 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)481 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Palau
GDP decomposition by sector
Industry % of GDP20.0 % (2012)
Services % of GDP76.8 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals119 Thousand (2012)109 Thousand (2011)86,000 (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Palau
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio566 % (2012)520 % (2011)420 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Palau
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Current Account Balance (Total)-20.80 Million $ (2010)15.1 Million $ (1970)