Balance of Payments

The Statistics Department produces annual reports on Balance of Payments provided fiscal and quarterly statistical data.  Tonga Balance of Payments statements record economic transactions between Tonga and the rest of the world (or in other words, transactions of residents of Tonga with non residents).  They show the value of goods, services, income, transfers and changes in Tonga’s claims on the liabilities with foreigners.

 

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Balance on Goods and Services

-480,191

e

Balance on Trade in Goods

-447,089

Balance of Payment Summary
Balance of Payment Summary
Balance of Payments Summary, TOP('000)
FY2012-13r FY2013-14r FY2014-15r FY2015-16r FY2016-17r FY2017-18r
Balance on Goods and Services (329,959) (326,693) (403,605) (387,906) (444,248) (480,191)
Balance on Trade in Goods (299,005) (307,520) (365,951) (371,504) (409,464) (447,089)
Exports f.o.b. 25,917 32,421 37,684 55,809 45,972 31,382
Imports f.o.b. 324,922 339,941 403,635 427,313 455,436 478,472
Services credit 133,121 102,864 106,334 146,345 179,512 198,274
Services debit 164,075 122,037 143,988 162,746 214,296 231,375
Balance on Primary Income 20,460 6,252 8,945 5,179 41,019 65,559
Primary income credit 44,201 40,057 45,571 51,579 83,233 108,026
Primary income debit 23,740 33,805 36,625 46,400 42,213 42,467
Balance on Goods, Services and Income (309,499) (320,441) (394,660) (382,727) (403,229) (414,632)
Balance on Secondary Income 234,655 266,554 267,689 299,482 338,488 351,105
Secondary income credit 252,889 280,670 282,977 365,957 407,752 413,364
Secondary income debit 18,234 14,116 15,289 66,475 69,264 62,260
Balance on Current Account (74,844) (53,887) (126,971) (83,244) (64,740) (63,527)
Capital Account
Capital account credit 55,704 62,772 50,420 68,523 121,367 110,676
Capital account debit 2,681 1,928 3,697 299 1,620 2,987
Balance on Capital Account 53,023 60,843 46,723 68,224 119,747 107,689
Net Lending (+)/Borrowing (-) from Current and Capital Accounts (21,821) 6,956 (80,248) (15,021) 55,006 44,162
Financial Account
Financial Assets (net acquisitions) 16,092 11,617 16,912 9,564 49,195 31,544
Direct investment 5,859 1,503 3,500 (266) 1,264 (9,107)
Portfolio investment 0 0 0 0 3 0
Financial derivatives (other than reserves) and employee stock options 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other investment (5,397) 4,514 1,412 (39,930) (2,892) (19,698)
Of which: 0 0
Deposits/Deposit-taking corporations (Banks) (4,816) 5,612 1,412 11,788 12,835 (6,324)
Deposits/Other non-financial corporations (581) (1,098) 0 (25,097) (11,403) (13,670)
Reserve assets 15,630 5,600 12,000 49,760 50,820 60,350
Financial Liabilities (net disposals) (2,784) 22,098 3,187 43,836 (12,864) 43,713
Direct investment 10,834 13,982 20,503 12,471 (12,275) 32,806
Portfolio investment 0 0 0 (3) 0 (1,337)
Financial derivatives and employee stock options 0 0 0 0 0 0

Balance of Payment reports from 2010 to 2018

Contact Person: Ana Moa

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