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Official foreign reserves held by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) rose by $11.2 million over the month of November 2017 to $424.8 million, equivalent to 7.6 months of imports. Over the past year, the official foreign reserves rose by $63.9 million.

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Official foreign reserves held by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) rose by $10.6 million over the month of October 2017 to $413.6 million, equivalent to 6.9 months of imports. Over the past year, the official foreign reserves rose by $46.6 million.

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.

‘Oku fiefia ‘a e Pangikē Pule Fakafonua ‘a Tonga´ ke talitali lelei ‘a e Kau Kōvana ‘o e ngaahi Pangikē Pule ‘i he Pasifiki´ ki he’enau fakataha fakata’u hono 32. ‘E fakahoko eni ‘i he Senitā Fakataha’anga ko Fa’oneluaˊ mei he ‘aho 14 - 17 ‘o Nōvema 2017. Ko e tu’o ua ‘aki pē eni ‘a hono talitali ‘e he Pangikē Pule Fakafonua ‘a Tonga´ ‘a e fakataha fakata’u ko ‘eni´, pea ‘e sea pe ai ‘a e Kōvana´, Sione Ngongo Kioa.

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.

Na’e foaki ‘e he Sea mo e Poate ‘o e Pangike Pule Fakafonua ‘a Tonga, Mr. Steve Edwards mo e Kovana, Sione Ngongo Kioa ‘a e pa’anga ‘e T$1.997 miliona ki he Minisita Pa’anga moe Palani Fakafonua ‘a Tonga, Hon. Dr. Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa ‘i he ‘aho 9 ‘o Novema 2017 ‘a ia ko e ‘inasi (dividend) ia ‘o e Pule’anga mei he tupu ‘a e Pangike ki he ta’u 2016/2017.

Na’e tali ‘e he Poate ‘a e kau Talēkita ‘a e Pangikē Pule Fakafonua ‘o Tonga´ hili ‘enau fakataha he ‘aho 30 ‘o 'Okatopa 2017, ke kei hokohoko atu ai pē ‘a e ngaahi tu’utu’uni ngāue fakapa’anga lolotonga´. ‘Oku fakataumu’a eni ke ne faka’ai’ai mo pātoloaki ‘a e ngaahi ngāue faka’ekonōmika ‘a e fonua´.

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 ...

Na’e tali ‘e he Poate ‘a e kau Talēkita ‘a e Pangikē Pule Fakafonua ‘o Tonga´ hili ‘enau fakataha he ‘aho 3 ‘o 'Okatopa 2017, ke kei hokohoko atu ai pē ‘a e ngaahi tu’utu’uni ngāue fakapa’anga lolotonga´. ‘Oku fakataumu’a eni ke ne faka’ai’ai mo pātoloaki ‘a e ngaahi ngāue faka’ekonōmika ‘a e fonua´.

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga’s board of directors at its meeting on the 3rd 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 ...

Official foreign reserves held by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) rose by $1.0 million over the month of July 2017 to $408.9 million, equivalent to 7.4 months of imports. Over the past year, the official foreign reserves rose by $41.5 million.

Official foreign reserves held by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) fell by $2.0 million over the month of September 2017 to $403.0 million, equivalent to 7.2 months of imports. Over the past year, the official foreign reserves rose by $39.3 million.

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga releases today a report on a Demand Side Survey (DSS) conducted last year in partnership with the Tonga Department of Statistics together with the assistance of the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and the Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA).

Na’e tali ‘e he Poate ‘a e kau Talēkita ‘a e Pangikē Pule Fakafonua ‘o Tonga´ hili ‘enau fakataha he ‘aho 7 ‘o Sepitema 2017, ke kei hokohoko atu ai pē ‘a e ngaahi tu’utu’uni ngāue fakapa’anga lolotonga´. ‘Oku fakataumu’a eni ke ne faka’ai’ai mo pātoloaki ‘a e ngaahi ngāue faka’ekonōmika ‘a e fonua´.

‘Oku tuku atu ‘i he ‘aho ni ‘e he Pangike Pule Fakafonua ‘a Tonga ha lipooti fekau’aki mo e savea ki he ngaahi fiema’u ‘a e kakai ‘o e fonua fekau’aki mo e ngaahi ngaue fakapa’anga (Demand Side Survey). Na’e fakahoko ‘a e savea ko eni ‘e he Pangike Pule ‘i he ta’u kuo ‘osi fakataha mo e Potungaue Sitesitika ‘a Tonga ...

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga’s board of directors at its meeting on the 7th September 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 ...

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Official foreign reserves held by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) fell by $3.9 million over the month of August 2017 to $405.0 million, equivalent to 7.3 months of imports. Over the past year, the official foreign reserves rose by $38.7 million.

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga’s board of directors at its meeting on the 31st July 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 ...

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