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Embassy of the Kingdom of Tonga in Beijing

Ambassador: H.E.Mr. Mahe Uliuli Tupouniua
Address: Suite 3002, Embassy House, No. 18, Dong Zhi Men Wai Xiao Jie
Postal Code: 100027
Tel: (+86)10 8449 9757
Fax: (+86)10 8449 9758

 How to Get to the Embassy:
You can reach it by bus. There are two bus stops near to it – Chunxiu Lu (Chunxiu Road) and Ta Yuan Cun. The buses via Chunxiu Lu include No.206, 117, 688, 635, 24, 418, 413, 416 and 909. And the buses to Ta Yuan Cun include No.110, 823, 688, 24, 418, 110 and 413.

 The Economy:
Tonga is an island country in the west of South Pacific Ocean. It has little mineral resources. The level of its productive forces is not high. Fishery and tourism are its major economic backbones. The economy of the county depends on foreign aid largely. The foreign aid is mainly from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, European Union and Asian Development Bank.

 Customs:
1. Export from Tonga needn't pay for tariff, while import from other countries must pay for it.
2. Tonga doesn't have the related regulations of anti-dumping and countervailing.
3. Importers or their agents should hold the bill of lading, the packing list and the related invoice to declare to the Customs. After the Customs and the quarantine department check the cargo, the importers or their agents should pay up tariff.

 Foreign Trade Regulations:
At present, Tonga doesn't have restriction on import or export trade. But the import or export sections should apply for the trade permit of import and export in the Tonga Ministry of Trade and Industry. The import trade permit is charged at 5 to 30 pa'angas while the export trade permit will be charged at 10 to 50 pa'angas. The export trade of agricultural products is done after the approval of Tonga Ministry of Agriculture.

 Please contact China Embassy in Tonga if Tongan citizens will go to China.