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Real GDP 1.8 2.2
Consumer Prices 3.0 3.5
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Republic of Palau and the IMF
Updated May 6, 2014

Show all items sorted by date | Annual Meetings Speeches (6) | Article IV Staff Reports (8) | Development Committee Statements (1) | IMF Survey Online (1) | IMF Surveys (1) | IMFC Statements (8) | Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee (1) | Mission Concluding Statements (3) | Press Releases (4) | Public Information Notices (7) | Publications (12) 
Annual Meetings Speeches
October 08, 2010 -- Statement by the Hon. Kerai Mariur, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Republic of Palau, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu
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September 25, 2005 -- Statement by the Hon. Jefferson Barton, Governor of the World Bank for the Republic of the Marshall Islands, on behalf of Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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October 04, 2004 -- Statement by the Hon. Nick L. Andon, Governor of the Fund for the Federated States Of Micronesia, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 24, 2003 -- Statement by the Hon. Casmir Remengesau, Governor of the World Bank for Republic Of Palau, and on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands (Republic of ), Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu at the Joint Annual Discussion
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September 29, 2002 -- Statement by the Hon. Misa Telefoni Retzlaff, Governor of the IMF for Samoa, on behalf of Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanatu, at the Joint Annual Discussion of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank, September 29, 2002
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September 29, 1999 -- Statement by the Hon. Sela Molisa, Governor of the World Bank and the Fund for Vanuatu, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu, at the Joint Annual Discussion
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Article IV Staff Reports
May 06, 2014 -- Republic of Palau: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Palau
Series: Country Report No. 14/110
March 14, 2012 -- Republic of Palau: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/54
May 13, 2010 -- Republic of Palau: 2010 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; a Public Information Notice; and a Statement by the Executive Director of the Republic of Palau on the Executive Board Discussion.
Series: Country Report No. 10/116
May 16, 2008 -- Republic of Palau: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Republic of Palau
Series: Country Report No. 08/161
March 13, 2006 -- Republic of Palau: 2005 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic Palau
Series: Country Report No. 06/108
April 01, 2004 -- Republic of Palau: 2003 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 04/85
March 28, 2002 -- Republic of Palau: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/69
March 28, 2002 -- Republic of Palau: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 02/69
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Development Committee Statements
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia, to the Development Committee , April 30, 2001
On behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Cambodia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
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IMF Survey Online
October 21, 2008 -- IMF Survey: High Food, Fuel Prices a Threat Where Protection Limited
Inflation has been rising in the Pacific Islands on the back of strong increases in commodity prices. Although commodity prices have declined from recent peaks, food and fuel prices remain a concern in the islands as most have only limited social protection systems.
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IMF Surveys
August 07, 2006 -- IMF Survey:
IMF and low-income countries; De Rato in Tokyo; U.K. poverty initiative; Palau, Lithuania, Ethiopia, Kuwait; Volatility in Latin America; U.S. home equity withdrawal; Botswana: avoiding the resource curse; India: tax reform; U.S corporate cash balances. PDF File Size: 625Kb
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IMFC Statements
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Oh-Seok Hyun, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 169Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 478Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Tuvalu, Republic of Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 298Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Minister of Strategy and Finance, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 349Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 353Kb
October 04, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Minister of Strategy and Finance of Korea,Rep.of
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 396Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Kyung-Wook Hur,First Vice Minister, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Korea on behalf of the Hon. Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Finance Minister of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 350Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 353Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Hon. Wayne Swan, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 52Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Peter Costello, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 40Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Okyu Kwon, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 303Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by Honorable Tae-Shin Kwon, Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance and Economy, Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 217Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Hon. Duck-Soo Han, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 180Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by The Hon. Duck-Soo Han Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 683Kb
October 02, 2004 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 96Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statements Hon. Peter Costello, MP, Australian Treasurer
On behalf of: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, New Zealand, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Vanuatu, Samoa. PDF File Size: 575Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, M.P. Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
On behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of the), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Senator the Hon. Ian Campbell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer of Australia, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Australia, Kiribati, Korea, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
September 28, 2002 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, M.P., Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., September 28, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of the), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
April 20, 2002 -- IMFC Statement by Senator The Hon. Ian Campbell Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer of Australia, April 20, 2002
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by The Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Ottawa, November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 29, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
September 24, 2000 -- Statement by Senator the Hon. Rod Kemp Assistant Treasurer of Australia to the International Monetary and Financial Committee
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Senator the Hon. Rod Kemp, Assistant Treasurer of Australia, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Australia, Kiribati, Korea, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 28, 2001 -- Statement by the Hon. Peter Costello, Treasurer of Australia - International Monetary and Financial Committee and Development Committee, April 29, 2001
On behalf of the World Bank constituency comprising Australia, Cambodia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu and the IMF constituency comprising Australia, Kiribati, Korea (Republic of), Marshall Islands (Republic of), Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau (Republic of), Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, the Seychelles, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
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Mission Concluding Statements
February 27, 2014 -- 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Palau- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
March 20, 2013 -- 2013 Staff Visit to the Republic of Palau: Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
March 08, 2011 -- 2011 Staff Visit to Republic of Palau-- Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
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Press Releases
May 06, 2014 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Palau
August 28, 2013 -- Press Release: Palau Begins Participation in the IMF’s General Data Dissemination System
December 17, 1997 -- Press Release: Republic of Palau Joins the IMF
January 07, 1997 -- Press Release: Republic of Palau Applies for IMF Membership
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Public Information Notices
March 14, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Palau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 14, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Palau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 16, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2008 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Palau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 02, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Palau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 02, 2004 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Palau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 28, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Palau
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
November 24, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Palau
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
May 06, 2014 -- Republic of Palau: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 14/111
June 01, 2012 -- Global and Regional Spillovers to Pacific Island Countries
Author/Editor: Sheridan, Niamh | Tumbarello, Patrizia | Wu, Yiqun
Series: Working Paper No. 12/154
January 13, 2009 -- Palau: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 09/8
January 13, 2009 -- Palau: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
Series: Country Report No. 09/9
May 16, 2008 -- Republic of Palau: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 08/162
March 13, 2006 -- Republic of Palau: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 06/110
June 23, 2004 -- Republic of Palau: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector--Volume I: Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision
Series: Country Report No. 04/169
June 23, 2004 -- Republic of Palau: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector--Volume II: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes
Series: Country Report No. 04/170
April 01, 2004 -- Republic of Palau: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 04/86
March 28, 2002 -- Republic of Palau: Recent Economic Developments
Series: Country Report No. 02/70
March 28, 2002 -- Republic of Palau: Recent Economic Developments
Series: Country Report No. 02/70
January 04, 2000 -- Republic of Palau: Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report no. 99/147