Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionPacific Region
Capital CityNuku?alofa
Government TypeParliamentary Semi-Constitutional Monarchy
Official LanguagesEnglish, Tongan
CurrencyPa?anga (TOP)
Phone Code +676
Important CitiesEua, Tofua, Lifuka, Ha ano, Pangai, Neiafu
National DayEmancipation Day (Jun-04)
GDP (nominal)USD 0.547 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking103
Primary IndustriesAgriculture
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsFiji, Samoa
Member of(Commonwealth of Nations), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsFisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Vegetables and Related Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Other Products, Household Items & Products, Fruits and Nuts, Books and Papers, Pharmaceutical Products, Plastics and Products, Cereals & Pulses, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Spices, Wood and Pulp, Toys and Games
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Plastics and Products, Cereals & Pulses, Household Items & Products, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Other Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Wood and Pulp, Pharmaceutical Products, Ceramic Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans
Total Exports ValueUSD 0.014 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 0.246 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 0.232 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade between India and Tonga totaled US$1.12 million in 2015–16, growing by 83.05% over the previous fiscal. India did not make any imports from Tonga in 2015–16, and the entire value of trade represents Indian exports to the country. India imported $100,000 worth of plastics and plastic articles from Tonga in the 2014-15 financial year. The main commodities exported by India to Tonga are preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk, pastry products, plastic and plastic articles, pharmaceuticals, and sugar and confectionery.
Major Exports to IndiaElectrical Products, Railway and Locomotives, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Aviation Vehicles, Marine Vessels, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Cosmetics and Accessories, Music and Instruments, Arms and Ammunitions, Household Items & Products, Toys and Games, Other Products, Art and Antiques, Live Animals and Animal Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products
Major Imports from IndiaPharmaceutical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Fashion and Apparel, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Cereals & Pulses, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Plastics and Products, Retail & Fmcg Products, Toys and Games, Household Items & Products, Silk & Textiles, Other Products, Books and Papers
India's Imports ValueUSD 0.03 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 1.45 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 1.42 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for TongaHigh Commission of India
H.E. P.S. Karthigeyan
Honourable High Commissioner
Butt Street,Suva, Republic of Fiji
(679) 3301125, +679 9921474

Embassy Details of Tonga in IndiaHonorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Tonga in New Delhi
H.E. Mr. Desh B,Sahae
Honorary Consul
C 59, Panchsheel EnclaveP.O.Box 4070New Delhi 110017
011-65635506; 9810583949 (O)