Tonga

About Tonga

Tonga, Officially known as the Kingdom of Tonga is an island country in the Polynesian region of the Pacific Ocean Region. The country comprises 169 islands. Tonga was previously a British protectorate

The country is primarily dependent on the Agricultural economy.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionPacific Region
Capital CityNuku?alofa
Government Typeconstitutional monarchy
Official LanguagesEnglish, Tongan
CurrencyTongan pa’anga, TOP
Phone Code +676
Important CitiesEua, Tofua, Lifuka, Ha ano, Pangai, Neiafu
National DayEmancipation Day (Jun-04)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking103
Primary IndustriesAgriculture
Major ExportsEdible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs , Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques, Electrical machinery and equipment , Edible fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Printed books, newspapers, pictures , Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit
Major Exports to IndiaPharmaceutical products, Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk, pastrycooks' products, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Plastics and articles thereof, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Tanning or dyeing extracts, tannins , Cotton, Articles of leather, saddlery and harness, travel goods, handbags , Electrical machinery and equipment , Printed books, newspapers, pictures
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils, Meat and edible meat offal, Electrical machinery and equipment, Ores, slag and ash, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Plastics and articles thereof, Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Commodities not elsewhere specified
Major Imports from IndiaLive animals, Meat and edible meat offal, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs , Live trees and other plants, bulbs, roots, 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
Foreign Relations
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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.
Bordering NationsFiji, Samoa
Member of(Commonwealth of Nations), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Smt. Padmaja
Honourable High Commissioner
High Commission of India
Butt Street,Suva, Republic of Fiji
Email:
Phone: (679) 3301125, +679 9921474
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr Desh B. Sahae,
Honorary Consul General
Honorary Consulate Of The Kingdom Of Tonga
C 59, Panchsheel Enclave P.O. Box 4070 New Delhi 110017 India
Email: sahaedeshb871@gmail.com
Phone: (+91) 11 4702 4309(+91) 98 1058 3949

 

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