Reserve Bank hosts the 32nd South Pacific Central Bank Governors' Meeting

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) is hosting the 32nd Annual Meeting of the South Pacific Central Bank Governors from the 14th to 17th November 2017, at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre. This is the second time for the NRBT to host this annual meeting, and it will be chaired by the Governor, Mr Sione Ngongo Kioa.

Monetary Policy Decision

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga’s board of directors at its meeting on the 30th October 2017 approved to maintain its current monetary policy measures. This is to encourage utilisation of the excess liquidity in the banking system, in order to support economic growth ...

Reserve Bank paid $1.997 million to Government

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Steve Edwards and the Governor Sione Ngongo Kioa presented the annual dividend of the Bank for 2016/2017, a cheque of $1.997 million to the Minister for Finance and National Planning Hon. Dr. Pohiva Tu’i'onetoa on the 9th November 2017.

National Reserve Bank of Tonga Eases Exchange Control Requirements

The Reserve Bank has amended its Exchange Control requirements as reflected in the revised Exchange Control Policy Guidelines which the Reserve Bank’s Board of Directors at its meeting on 31st July 2017 has approved to be effective immediately.

New Security Awareness Video

Learn more about the Security Features of our Banknotes. Also check out the new Awareness video.

50 Pa'anga Counterfeit Notes Received
Return and Exchange of Mutilated Currency

Narrowing banks’ interest rate spread

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.






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