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Tonga and ADB

ADB’s program in Tonga includes COVID-19 assistance and improvements to health systems, transport infrastructure, climate resilience, disaster recovery, renewable energy generation, and urban development.

Overview

ADB began working with Tonga in 1972 and has since committed loans totaling $70.2 million, grants of $154.2 million, technical assistance worth $22.2 million, and ADB-administered cofinancing of $84.4 million for Tonga. Cumulative loan and grant disbursements to Tonga amount to $164.7 million.


ADB Membership

Joined 1972

Shareholding and Voting Power

Number of shares held:
426 (0.004% of total shares)

Votes:
39,540 (0.297% of total membership, 0.457% of total regional membership)

Overall capital subscription:
$6.14 million

Paid-in capital subscription:
$0.3 million

In the Spotlight

Data: Tonga

GDP 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.


Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.


Project Performance, 2000-2018

Contact

Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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
  E-mail

Tonga Pacific Country Office

Vacant
Suite 3, Level 3, Reserve Bank Building, Salote Road, Kolofo’ou, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
  Tel +676 28735
  E-mail

Holidays 2021

The Tonga Pacific Country Office is closed on these dates:

New Year's Day January 1 (Friday)
Good Friday April 2 (Friday)
Easter Monday April 5 (Monday)
Emancipation Day June 7 (Monday)
Birthday of His Majesty King Topou VI July 5 (Monday)
Birthday of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Tupoto'a 'Ulukalala September 17 (Friday)
Constitution Day (Tonga National Day) November 8 (Monday)
King Tupou I Day December 6 (Monday)
Christmas Eve December 24 (Friday)
Boxing Day December 27 (Monday)

Last updated: 16 December 2020