In 2020, Tonga exported a total of $10.2M, making it the number 215 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Tonga have changed by -$1.51M from $11.7M in 2015 to $10.2M in 2020.
In 2013, Tonga exported $27.5M worth of services. The top services exported by Tonga in 2013 were Transportation ($12M), Other business services ($7.12M), Business travel ($3.05M), Personal, cultural, and recreational services ($2.29M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($1.91M).
The top services imported by Tonga in 2013 were Transportation ($24.7M), Construction services ($18.3M), Other business services ($14.6M), Business travel ($8.72M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($5.36M).
Tonga has a high level of specialization in Cassava (663), Vanilla (322), Perfume Plants (242), Melons (220), and Other Vegetables (155). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Tonga observed and expected exports in each product.
The top export opportunities for Tonga according to the relatedness index, are Cocoa Beans (0.086), Gold (0.08), Crustaceans (0.076), Tropical Fruits (0.074), and Fish Fillets (0.073). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Tonga is not specialized in.
The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since countries are more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products a country currently specializes in.
This network shows the products most related to the production structure of Tonga. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Tonga exports. Higher relatedness values indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.
The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk vs strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities.
Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower greenhouse emissions.