Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionPacific Region
Capital CityPalikir
Government TypeFederal assembly-independent republic under a non-partisan democracy
Official LanguagesEnglish, Chuukese, Pohnpeian
CurrencyUnited States dollar, USD
Phone Code +691
Important CitiesColonia, Weno, Kolonia, Tofol
National DayIndependence Day (Nov-03)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking158
Primary IndustriesIndustries,Taxation and trade.
Major ExportsFish and crustaceans, molluscs , Commodities not elsewhere specified, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs, Electrical machinery and equipment , Iron and steel, Wadding, felt and nonwovens, special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof, Manufactures of straw, of esparto , Aluminium and articles thereof
Major Exports to IndiaSugars and sugar confectionery, Man-made filaments, strip, Articles of leather, saddlery and harness, travel goods, handbags , Plastics and articles thereof, Ceramic products, Footwear, gaiters and the like, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Manufactures of straw, of esparto
Major ImportsElectrical machinery and equipment, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Meat and edible meat offal, Articles of iron or steel, Wadding, felt and nonwovens, special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables , Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk
Major Imports from IndiaMeat and edible meat offal, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs, Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Cereals, Products of the milling industry, malt, starches, inulin, wheat gluten, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade between India and the FSM totaled US$600,000 in 2013–14, rising from $180,000 the previous fiscal. India exported $570,000 worth of goods to Micronesia and imported $100,000. The main commodities exported by India to Micronesia are pharmaceuticals, apparel and clothing, and electrical machinery and equipment. The commodities imported by India from Micronesia are natural or cultured pearls, precious and semi-precious stones, imitation jewellery and coins.
Bordering NationsMarshall Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Guam
Member of(Associated states of the United States), ( United Nations), ()
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. H. Susaia
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
1725 N Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
Email: firstsecretary@fsmembassydc.org
Phone: 202-223-4383
Embassy Details in India

 

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