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Ease of Doing Business in

Tonga

Tonga Download Profile (1694.5KB, pdf)
Region East Asia & Pacific
Income Category Lower middle income
Population 106,170
GNI Per Capita (US$) 4,067
City covered Nukualofa

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DB 2017 Rank

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100

DB 2017 DTF (% points)

  • local_library
  • group
Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 85 76 down
9
63.58 63.83 down
0.25
Starting a Business 55 48 down
7
90.85 90.75 up
0.10
Dealing with Construction Permits 14 7 down
7
80.96 83.79 down
2.83
Getting Electricity 67 64 down
3
76.29 76.26 up
0.03
Registering Property 158 156 down
2
44.64 44.64
-
Getting Credit 44 42 down
2
65.00 65.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 123 118 down
5
45.00 45.00
-
Paying Taxes 80 78 down
2
73.76 73.76
-
Trading across Borders 100 98 down
2
68.20 68.20
-
Enforcing Contracts 92 91 down
1
57.32 57.32
-
Resolving Insolvency 132 131 down
1
33.82 33.60 up
0.22

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB 2017 Rank:

100

DB 2016 Rank:

98

Change in Rank:

down2

DB 2017 DTF (% points):

68.20

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

68.20

Change in DTF (% points):

0.00

Indicator Tonga East Asia & Pacific OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 52 57 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 201 402 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 168 73 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 70 132 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 26 71 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 330 436 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 72 71 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 148 128 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 03 : Fish & crustacean, mollusc & other aquatic invertebrate HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner Hong Kong, China New Zealand
Border Nuku'alofa port Nuku'alofa port
Distance (km) 5 5
Domestic transport time (hours) 1 1
Domestic transport cost (USD) 40 40
Export documents
Export declaration
Commercial invoice
Packing list
Bill of lading
Export license
Import documents
Cargo Release order
Import declaration
Packing list
Commercial invoice
Bill of lading