A new investment fund to support COVID-19 recovery in the Pacific was announced by the New Zealand government on December 13. New Zealand is committing $17 million to the fund which is expected to attract an additional $40 million in private investment, and will offer both flexible capital and a technical assistance facility to accelerate investments across the Pacific region.
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Tuesday 14 December 2021
Saturday 15 June 2019
It appears that while we don’t yet know the full version of the government’s economic vision for Tonga, we know at least one thing…it is not welcoming to outside ideas and investment. Investors will ask: why should I take the risk caused by Tonga’s Foreign Exchange Act and experience the currently obvious roadblocks to doing business in Tonga? Maybe somewhere else will be better? - Dean Bishoprick.
Wednesday 15 February 2017
A 35-member business delegation from New Zealand arrived in Tonga today on a four-day visit to explore opportunities for business investment and strengthen business links with Tonga.
Tuesday 22 November 2016
Climate Change, Oceans and Connectivity are three key issues in the Pacific region that need attention was the message delivered in a Pacific Island Forum (PIF) speech to worldwide leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial meeting in Lima, Peru, on 17-18 November.
Wednesday 17 February 2016
rivate sector reforms are leading to increases in business investment across the Pacific, including Tonga, according to the latest Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) progress report for the 2014-15 period.
Monday 31 August 2015
A group of business men from China visited Tonga last week and looked at areas for potential investment in agriculture, fisheries and tourism.
Wednesday 17 September 2014
A current attempt by the Tongan government to attract business investments, and to revitalize business growth by offering very low interest loans, so far appears to remain an unattractive proposition for businesses in Tonga.