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Republic of Palau
			: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume II:  Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes

Republic of Palau : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume II: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes »

Volume/Issue: 2004/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451831528.002

ISBN: 9781451831528

Keywords: money laundering, terrorism, financial intermediaries, suspicious transactions, financing of terrorism

This paper reviews key findings of the Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes in the Financial Sector of Palau. The assessment reveals that there is a relatively low level of compliance with the B...

Republic of Palau
			: Recent Economic Developments

Republic of Palau : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 2002/70

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451831498.002

ISBN: 9781451831498

Keywords: salaries, wages, investment income, benefits, foreign investment

This paper examines recent economic developments in the Republic of Palau. Palau has made a modest recovery in 2000 and 2001. Real GDP growth has been about 1 percent in 2000 and 2001, after the recession brought a...

Republic of Palau
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Palau : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2014/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484370230.002

ISBN: 9781484370230

Keywords: fiscal consolidation, tax reform, current account, public finance

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that after two years of strong expansion, growth is estimated at about zero percent in the fiscal year 2013 (FY2013, ending in September) in the Republic of Palau owing...

Republic of Palau
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Palau : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/111

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 May 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484370964.002

ISBN: 9781484370964

Keywords: long-term fiscal sustainability, budget constraint, fiscal consolidation, fiscal adjustment

This Selected Issues paper describes Palau's fiscal challenges and policy options to achieve long-term fiscal sustainability. Palau relies heavily on compact grants, and without continued fiscal consolidation over...

Republic of Palau
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Palau : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2004/86

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451831504.002

ISBN: 9781451831504

Keywords: current expenditure, financial assets, government expenditure, capital expenditure, government spending

The Republic of Palau (Palau) has always been heavily dependent on external assistance. The availability of steady grants has allowed Palau to maintain a sizable public sector. A number of issues are considered in...

REPUBLIC OF PALAU Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

REPUBLIC OF PALAU Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2006/110

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451831542.002

ISBN: 9781451831542

Keywords: regulation, regulations, foreign banks, legislation, financial institutions

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix describes Palau's financial sector, its recent performance, and developments in regulatory reform. The paper considers illustrative scenarios of possible outcomes...

Republic of Palau
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Republic of Palau : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2008/162

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451831566.002

ISBN: 9781451831566

Keywords: budget, budget constraint, public spending, interest rate, government budget constraint, government deposits, congressional committees, government revenue, level of public spending, net worth

The report discusses the needed fiscal adjustment under the no Compact renewal and Compact renewal scenarios, respectively. The report also discusses the IMF estimates and projections of the Republic of Palau's sel...

Republic of Palau
			: 2008 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Republic of Palau

Republic of Palau : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion for Republic of Palau »

Volume/Issue: 2008/161

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 May 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451831559.002

ISBN: 9781451831559

Keywords: budget, article, domestic revenue, deficit

Over the past two years, economic activity in Palau has been slowed. Executive Directors welcomed the authorities' disciplined policies, strong financial sector legislation, and prudent management of foreign grants...

Republic of Palau
			: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Republic of Palau : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502404.002

ISBN: 9781475502404

Keywords: tourist, tourist arrivals, fiscal consolidation, tourism sector

This 2012 Article IV Consultation reports that Palau's growth is expected to be favorable at 3 percent in FY2012 and to average 2 percent over the medium term. The outlook is clouded by an unsettled global environm...

Are the Asia and Pacific Small States Different from Other Small States?

Are the Asia and Pacific Small States Different from Other Small States? »

Volume/Issue: 2013/123

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrizia Tumbarello , Ezequiel Cabezon , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484339190.001

ISBN: 9781484339190

Keywords: micro states, Pacific islands, growth, volatility, terms of trade, trade openness, current account balance, external shocks, trade deficits, Open Economy Macroeconomics

The small states of the Asia and Pacific region face unique challenges in raising their growth potential and living standards relative to other small states due to their small populations, geographical isolation an...