Malo e lelei & Welcome
to Ministry of Trade and Economic Development

The Ministry of Trade and Economic Development contributes to the TSDF II overall vision of creating ” a more progressive Tonga supporting a higher quality of life for all”, through the national economic objective or TSDF II national economic outcome of a more inclusive, sustainable and dynamic, knowledge based economy.  MTED contributes to the achievement of the national economic outcome through three (3) key organizational outcomes:

1. Closer public private partnership for economic growth
2. Strengthened business enabling environment
3. Better access to and use of overseas trade and employment and foreign investment

The Ministry’s VISION, MISSION and VALUES are set out below:

OUR VISION – Leader in enabling private sector growth and development

OUR MISSION – Commitment to strengthen partnership with all stakeholders to effectively and efficiently deliver our services.

OUR VALUES – Teamwork, Innovation, Performance Orientated, Accountability and Whole of Ministry Responsibility.

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Our Services

  • Trade Negotiation
  • Trade Implementation and Monitoring
  • Policy and Partnership
  • Trade Information and Marketing Research
  • FDI Promotion and Facilitation
  • Export Marketing and Promotion
  • Community Business Development
  • Business Incubation
  • Business Accelerator
  • Export Development
  • Business Environment Reform 
  • Customer Service Information
  • Business Registry
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Compliance and Enforcement
  • Consumer Research and Awareness 
  • Price Control
  • Consumer Compliance and Enforcement
  • Employment Regulatory Environment
  • Labour Market Research and Employment Services
  • Labour Standards and Decent Work

Contact Details


Latai Estate, Fasi moe Afi, Nukuálofa, Tongatapu


+676 7400104 or +676 7400105