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Wednesday 22 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Oku fakatokanga atu heni ke me’ai he kakai ‘o e fonua ́, ko e pisinisi talafi pa’anga muli ́ ‘oku fakangatangata pē ia kia kinautolu kuo ‘osi fakamafai’i pea mo ‘i ai ‘enau laiseni kuo tuku atu mei ́ he Pangikē Pule ́, ‘o fakatatau ki he tu’utu’uni ‘a e Lao ki hono Pule’i ‘o e Fakafetongi Pa’anga Muli 2018 ́, kupu 13 (1). Kapau ‘oku fakahoko ‘e ha taha ‘a e fakafetongi pa’anga muli ́ te’eki kene ma’u ha’ane laiseni, ko e hia ia pea kuo pau kene mo’ua ‘o ka halaia, ‘o fakatatau ki he ngaahi tautea ‘i he kupu 13 (3) ‘o e Lao ki hono Pule’i ‘o e Fakafetongi Pa’anga Muli 2018 ́.
Wednesday 22 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The National Reserve Bank of Tonga wishes to warn the public that money transfer business is restricted to Authorised Persons with a valid license issued by the Reserve Bank, as required by section 13(1) of the Foreign Exchange Control Act 2018 (FEC Act). Any person conducting foreign exchange services or money transfer business without a valid license commits an offence and is liable upon conviction to penalties under section 13(3) of the FEC Act.
Thursday 16 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
15 Me 2024: ‘Oku ‘oatu heni ‘a e fakatokanga mei he Pangike Pule Fakafonua ‘a Tonga ́, ki he kakai ‘o e fonua ke mou mea’i ko e ogo kautaha koia ko e LWS Trading pea mo e RK3 Pacific Tonga Ltd, na’a na fakahoko ta’efakalao ‘a e ngaahi ngaue fakafetongi pa’anga muli mei hona ‘ofisi ‘i Ma’ufanga, ‘o na maumau’i ai ‘a e Lao ki hono Pule’i ‘o e Fetongi Pa’anga Muli 2018 (FEC Act 2018). Ko hono fakahoko ha pisinisi fakafetongi pa’anga muli, ‘oku fakangatangata ‘e he lao ki he kau ma’u mafai pe, ‘a ia ‘oku nau lolotonga ma’u ha laiseni mei he Pangike Pule Fakafonua ‘a Tonga, fakatatau ki he tu’utu’uni ‘o e kupu 13(1) ‘o e Lao ki hono Pule’i ‘o e Fetongi Pa’anga Muli 2018.
Thursday 16 May 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Official Public Notice: The National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) wishes to inform the public that LWS Trading and RK3 Pacific Tonga Ltd., operating from Ma’ufanga, have to date, engaged in unauthorized foreign exchange services, in contravention of the Foreign Exchange Control Act 2018 (FEC Act). Providing money transfer services is classified as foreign exchange services, which are legally restricted to Authorized Persons holding a valid license issued by the Reserve Bank, as specified in section 13(1) of the FEC Act 2018.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kuo tuku atu ‘e he Pangikē Pule Fakafonua ‘o Tonga ́ ‘a ‘ene Fakamatala Tu‘utu‘uni Ngāue Fakapa‘anga ‘o Fepueli 2024 hili ‘a hono tali ‘e he Poate ‘a e kau Talēkita ́. Na’e fetō‘aki ‘a e hikihiki ‘i he totongi koloa fakalūkufua ́ ‘i he ta’u kuo hili ́ ka kuo holo ki he peseti ‘e 3.6 ‘i Fepueli 2024. Na’e pehē ‘e Kovana Moeaki, “neongo ‘a e holo ‘a e totongi koloa ́, ‘oku kei lahi pe ‘a e faingamalie ke toe mā’olunga ange ‘a e totongi koloa mei hikihiki e totongi e koloa fakalotofonua ́”.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) has released its Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) for February 2024 following its approval by the Board of Directors.
Friday 16 February 2024

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Governor of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, Mr Tatafu Moeaki, said today that he was deeply concerned with the involvement in drugs by one of the bank's senior officers, following a drugs squad raid on the bank's offices last weekend.
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Monday 4 December 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new series of Tongan bank notes was launched today, 4 December, in commemoration of the official birthday of Tupou I - a national public holiday. HRH Prince Ata unveiled the new bank notes at a launch held by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga t the Fa’onelua Convention Centre in Nuku’alofa.
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Thursday 26 October 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Oku tapou atu heni ki he ngaahi pisinisi pea mo e kakai ‘oku nau fakahoko ‘a e pisinisi nō atu ‘o e pa’anga ́, kuo pau ke ‘i ai ha’amou laiseni fakalao mei ́ he Pangikē Pule ́,‘i he malumalu ‘o e Lao ki he Kautaha Nō Atu ‘o e Pa’anga 2018. ‘Oku kau he ngaahi tu’utu’uni ‘o e laiseni ’a e ngaahi Kautaha Nō kotoa pē ke nau faka’ali’ali ‘enau laiseni ́ ‘i he’enau feitu’u ngāue ́, koe‘uhi ke malava ke faingofua hono fakapapau’i ‘e he kau kasitomā ́ ‘oku fakalao pē ‘a ‘enau pisinisi ́. Mou toe tokanga ange pea ke mou fakahoko fakapotopoto ho’omou ngaahi fili fakapa’anga ́.
Thursday 26 October 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The public is advised that businesses and individuals offering money lending services must have a valid license issued by the Reserve Bank under the Moneylenders Act 2018. Authorized lenders are required to display their license at their main location, so customers can easily verify their legitimacy. Stay informed and make wise financial decisions!
Thursday 19 October 2023
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ko e ngaahi ngaue fakatupu pa'anga' (investment), 'a ia ko hano tanaki mai ha pa'anga mei he kakai 'o e fonua' ke ngaue'aki ki he ngaahi 'inivesi pe no pea 'e ala fakatu'utamaki (risk) ki he tokotaha 'oku' ne fakahoko 'a e pisinisi ko ia', 'oku lau ia ko e ngaue fakapangike. Ko e ngaahi ngaue ko eni 'oku ngofua ke fakahoko 'i Tonga' ni ka 'e kinautolu pe kuo 'osi foaki ha'anau laiseni fakapangike 'e he Pangike Pule' 'i he malumalu 'o e kupu 7 'o e Lao ki he Ngaue Fakapangike 2020'.
Thursday 19 October 2023
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Public Notice: The Reserve Bank confirms that business such as investment activities, whereby funds are received from the public to be used for investments or loans at the risk of the person doing such business, is considered banking business. These activities are permitted to be conducted in Tonga only by those who have a banking licence granted by the Reserve Bank under section 7 of the Banking Act 2020.
Saturday 16 September 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Na’e tokoni lahi ‘a e Pangikē Pule Fakafonua ‘a Tongaˊ ki he Pule’anga ‘I hono foaki atu ‘a e sieke pa’anga ‘e $14.2 miliona ki he Palemia Le’ole’oˊ Hon. Samiu Vaipulu pea mo e Minisitā Pa’anga Hon. Tiofilusi Tiueti he’enau Fakataha Lahi Fakata’u ‘o e 2023, na’e fakahoko he ‘aho Falaite 15 Sepitema.
Saturday 16 September 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A cheque for $14.2 million was presented by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga to the Tonga Government on Friday 15 September, as part of the Bank's profit distribution for the financial year ended 30 June 2023. This year’s audited financial statement of the Bank confirmed a historical net profit of $20.4 million, and 70% of this was paid to government. The income was generated through investment of foreign reserves.
Monday 11 September 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Oku hoko atu hono fakamamafa‘i ‘e he Pangikē Pule ‘a hono tokangaekina ke ma‘ulalo ‘a e Hikihiki ‘i he Totongi Koloa ́ ‘i he Fakamatala Fokotu‘utu‘u Ngāue Fakapa‘anga ‘o ‘Aokosi 2023.
Tuesday 25 July 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two Deputy Governors were appointed for the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, approved by the Reserve Bank Board of Directors on 21 July.
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Friday 23 June 2023
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Following the 2022 COVID-19 pandemic, HTHH volcano eruption and tsunami ashfall damages, the monetary and financial policies of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga are critical to stay relevant to be supportive of the Kingdom’s economic recovery contributing to macro stability in 2023, resilience to shocks in the short to medium term.
Thursday 13 April 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The February Consumer Price Index reported inflation annual rate at 8.7%, a decline from 9.7% in the previous month, and lower than 9.1% in February 2022. Inflation has generally been easing from its peak of 14% in September 2022. The Reserve Bank’s Governor Tatafu Moeaki stated that “the February 2023 Monetary Policy Statement adjustment to the money supply and its exchange rate policy remains a priority to fight against inflation and will keep a tight stance where appropriate to minimize the negative impacts on families purchasing power especially the poorer and vulnerable.”
Tuesday 14 March 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Business and households’ purchasing power are declining, states the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, while stressing the importance of price stability in the short-term as it moves to strengthen the monetary policy framework that seeks to better control inflation, and build the resilience of the financial sector, promote macroeconomic stability and support economic growth recovery. The Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) for February 2023 outlines a revised monetary policy stance. ‘Oku ne holoki leva ‘a e ivi fakatau ‘a e ngaahi pisinisi′ mo e kakai′, pea ‘oku fakamamafa‘i ai ‘e he Pangikē Pule′ ...
Monday 2 January 2023
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tatafu Moeaki, Tonga's former Minister of Finance was appointed by government on 20 December 2022 as the new Governor of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga.
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