Tonga bids to establish Pacer Plus office in Tonga
Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa,7/06/2018
Tonga joins two Pacific island countries in bidding to establish the PACER PLUS office in their respective countries.
CEO of Labour – Edgar Cocker says, if Tonga’s bid is successful it will promote the export of local produce to foreign countries.
The result of the bid will be presented during the Pacific Forum Leaders Meeting in Nauru.
Since Tonga signed the PACER PLUS agreement last year more agricultural produce have been exported to New Zealand and Australia compared to previous years.
Cocker adds New Zealand and Australia are ready with 27 million AUD to assist Pacific Island countries, Tonga included for its readiness package.
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