This page describes Palau’s economic performance for the previous year and compares growth
Graph, map and compare more than 1,000 time series indicators from the World Development Indicators.
The Compact of Free Association for the Republic of Palau came into effect on October 1, 1994. The Compact established Palau as a sovereign nation and ensures a continuation of political, economic, and military links between the U.S. and Palau for the next 50 years.
Guide for establishing a business in Palua. PDF downloadable.
Below is a detailed summary of the bureaucratic and legal hurdles faced by entrepreneurs wishing to incorporate and register a new firm in Palau.
Detailed summary of the taxes and mandatory contributions that a medium-size company must pay or withhold in a given year, as well as administrative burden in paying taxes and complying with postfiling procedures.
PDF download of Republic of Palau Labor Law
This is a cost of living indicator. The figure shows how much how much a bundle of goods and services costing US$1 in the US would cost in other countries (similar to The Economist’s Big Mac Index).
Average prices of more than 40 products and services in Palau. Prices of restaurants, food, transportation, utilities and housing are included.
Guide to travel, doing business, and studying in Palau – culture, greetings, gestures, etiquette, taboos, negotiations, gift-giving, and more.