The Public is notified that the National Reserve Bank of Tonga old fifty pa’anga banknotes depicting the portrait of His Majesty King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV, all the one pa’anga banknotes and existing coins issued prior to 2014 will no longer be legal tender after 30 September 2015.


His Majesty King Tupou VI, launched the Kingdom of Tonga’s new coronation currency series on 29th June 2015 at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre in Nuku’alofa. The new coronation currency consists of a new series of coins to replace the old coins and new banknotes with advanced security features.

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga wishes to inform the public that the license of Melie-Mei-Langi Co. Ltd has been revoked and is no longer authorized to conduct foreign exchange business.

Total number of container registrations continued to increase by 11.1% over the month. On the outlook, NRBT expects container registrations to continue increasing due to scheduled events in June and July. Read the latest Container Registrations Report for more details.

Governor, Dr. Sione Ngongo Kioa announced that the Reserve Bank has completed its review of the Exchange Control Policy Guidelines based on consultations with the Ministry of Revenue & Customs, banks and authorised foreign exchange dealers and other members of the public.

Retail fuel prices for all fuel types continued to increase over June. Looking forward, the National Reserve Bank of Tonga expects domestic fuel prices to rise again in mid-July 2015. Read the latest Fuel Prices Report for more details.

Total vehicle registrations increased by 4.8% over the month of April. While over the year, total vehicle registrations rose by 28.5%. Download a copy of the latest Vehicle Registrations Report.

The local economy was vibrant over the month of April while the outlook for domestic economy activities remain broadly positive. Download the latest Monthly Economic Review to find out more.

Total lending rose slightly over the month by 0.2%; whilst increased lending to households over the year saw total lending rise by 6.2%. Find out more by downloading the latest Banking Sector Development Report released today.

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga, in its capacity as the Transaction Reporting Authority (TRA), is issuing the Revised Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Guideline.

The Governor of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) attended the inaugural launch and first meeting of the Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) which was held on 6-8 May 2015 in Dili, Timor-Leste.

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) today released its Monetary Policy Statement for February 2015.

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The National Reserve Bank of Tonga has been advised that some commercial banks are closing accounts of foreign exchange dealers.

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Yasuhisa Ojima visited Nuku’alofa to conduct the 2015 Article IV consultation discussions.

Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tuku'aho will officially launch the production of Tonga’s new circulating coins.

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga wishes to inform the public of newly authorised Foreign Exchange Dealers.

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