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Canada-Nauru fact sheet

Official Title:
Republic of Nauru

General Information

Capital: no official capital
Population (million): .01
Total Area: 21km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.09 Australian $ (AUD) (2019- Annual average)
National Holiday: Independence Day, 31 January
Language(s): Nauruan, English

Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Parliamentary democracy

Head of State:
President Lionel Aingimea

Head of Government:
President Lionel Aingimea

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs and Trade: Lionel Aingimea
Finance and Sustainable Development: Martin Hunt
Commerce, Industry and Environment: Rennier Gadabu

Main Political Parties:
Democratic Party of Nauru, Nauru First Party

Elections:
Last: August 24, 2019. Next: 2021

Economic Information (2019)

Comparative figures
Type Nauru Canada
GDP: ($ billion) .14 2,277.52
GDP per capita: ($) 10,881.93 60,806.37
GDP growth rate: (%) 0.96 1.64
Inflation: (%) 3.89 1.95
Unemployment: (%) 0 5.67

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2019)

Canadian exports to country: $51,101
Canadian imports from country: $393,277
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in the country: $ million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
High Commissioner-designate Marlene Moses

Canadian Representation Abroad:
High Commissioner-designate Mark Glauser (Canberra, AU)

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 figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Nauru
Year Exports Imports
2015 $23,905 $351,485
2016 $ $264,470
2017 $451,087 $198,225
2018 $ $317,868
2019 $51,101 $393,277
21 HS Sections (2019)
Canada - Nauru
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $
02 Veg. Prod. $46,823 $
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $ $46
05 Mineral Prod. $ $15
06 Chemical Prod. $ $8,359
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $ $901
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $40
09 Wood Prod. $ $
10 Paper Prod. $ $16
11 Textiles Prod. $ $1,065
12 Dress Access. $ $1,146
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ $
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $
15 Base Metal Prod. $ $141,405
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $4,278 $43,367
17 Vehicles and Equip. $ $560
18 Specialized Inst. $ $164,553
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $ $31,804
21 Antiques $ $


September 2020
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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