TCCI President Mr. Paula Taumoepeau and Acting CEO for TCCI Mrs. Victorina Kioa met with the New Zealand Prime Minister The Right Honorable Bill English during his recent visit to Tonga on the 16th June 2017. Mr. Paula Taumoepeau thanked the Prime Minister for New Zealand's support in establishing the Tonga Business Enterprise Centre, TCCI's business training branch which is successfully helping to build small business capacity in Tonga.
The Tonga Chamber of Commerce has strengthened its ties with its Australian counterparts by establishing the Tonga - Australia Chamber of Commerce (TACC).
The TACC was established following a successful visit to Australia by the Tonga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) and Tongan business operators in March this year. The delegation met with Chambers of Commerce in New South Wales and Queensland.
The visit has supported closer working relationships between businesses in ...Australia and Tonga and will support Tonga's effective participation in the PACER Plus agreement recently signed here in Tonga.
The Tonga High Commission in Canberra and Tonga Consulate office in Sydney collaborated to establish the TACC.
Monitoring & Evaluation course was delivered to the staff and management of the Ministry of Infrastructure on the 08th - 09th June. 10 staff participated in this very effective 2 days training with Trainer, Miss Lilieta Takau.