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Tonga and ADB

ADB is assisting Tonga with COVID-19 response, improvements of the health systems, transport infrastructure, climate resilience, disaster recovery, renewable energy, and urban development.

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Tonga Facts

ADB's Work in Tonga

Tonga faces many of the challenges typical in small island economies, including geographic isolation, limited human and financial resources, and high costs of doing business and providing basic services. The economy has a narrow base, dependent on inflows of remittances and external assistance and is vulnerable to external shocks.

ADB assistance to Tonga will focus on promoting renewable energy, improving transport assets, making the capital, Nuku’alofa, a more livable city, protecting the vulnerable groups, building resilience to climate risks, sustaining good fiscal management, and strengthening health systems.


Data: Tonga

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Tonga, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.

Contact: Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO)

91 Gordon Street, Suva, Fiji

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +679 3318101
  Fax +679 3318074

Tonga Pacific Country Office
Suite 3, Level 3, Reserve Bank Building
Salote Road, Kolofo’ou
Nuku’alofa, Tonga
  Tel: +676 28735
  Email

The Tonga Pacific Country Office is closed on these dates:

Last updated: 28 December 2021