Official Name: The Kingdom of Tonga
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Constitutional Monarchy
Official Name (Local Language): Pule'anga Fakatu'i 'o Tonga
ISO Country Codes: TO : TON
Internet Domain: .to
Government Web Site:
Capital: Nuku'alofa Main Airports: Fuaʻamotu International Airport
Language(s): English; Tongan Population: 105,780
Currency: Tonga Pa'anga ISO Currency Code: TOP
Telephone Dial In: +676 ID Prefix: 00

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Central Bank: National Reserve Bank of Tonga
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 2.27015 pa'anga (TOP) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 1.1% (2011 est.)
Population below poverty line: 22.5% (2010 est.)
Inflation Rate: 7.4% (2017 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 8.10% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $0.455 billion (2017 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $6,383 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Tonga Pa'anga
Currency Code: TOP
World Bank Classification: Upper Middle Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 19.2% squash, coconuts, copra, bananas, vanilla beans, cocoa, coffee, sweet potatoes, cassava, taro and kava
Industry: 20.6% tourism, construction, fishing
Services: 60.1%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Business Language(s): English; Tonga
Customs & Excise: Ministry of Revenue & Customs
Development Bank(s): Asian Development Bank; Tonga Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 141/143 Corruption Perceptions Index: N/R
Ease of Doing Business: 103/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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Export Credit Agency: Caribbean Export Development Agency ;

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Investment & Export Promotion Agency: Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour ; Pacific Trade Invest ;

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