Our Vision, Our Values

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) is the central bank of Tonga. The Reserve Bank is responsible for regulating the issue and supply of domestic and international currency, as well as promoting monetary stability and economic development. The bank was established on July 1, 1989. It is the mission of the Bank;

to formulate and implement sound monetary policy that is conducive to economic prosperity; promote stable and efficient financial system, external stability and effective payment systems through professionalism and independence.

And the vision of the Bank;

to be an effective and dynamic central bank in promoting Tonga's economic prosperity.

It is of the utmost importance to remind the staff of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, that they have a responsibility to conduct themselves with a high level of integrity, to strive for excellence in whatever task they perform. Every staff is bond by our own Terms of Condition and each staff must embodies the following values in their behaviour, their work and daily routines to assist the Bank in pursuing its mission.

Tongan values are not just words: they are the essence of how we interact with each another. Our values act as a compass, guiding our progress towards the well-being of every Tongan citizen.

1. We embrace Christian Values & Integrity 

  • We embody Christian values in our professional conduct, exercising sound judgment.
  • Our integrity is our foundation. We commit to doing what is right, matching our actions with our words.
  • We care deeply about our staff and the people of Tonga. We focus upon their well-being to do better for the Kingdom.

2. We are One Team, Embracing Excellence.

  • We work together as a team to become a more effective central bank.
  • We deliver quality by working together, seeking diverse perspectives, and focusing upon disciplined implementation.
  • We believe in our role as an independent central bank.
  • We are transparent, accountable, and connected to all aspects of Tongan national policy.

3. We Work to Improve Performance and to Innovate.

  • We continuously seek improvement, fostering innovation in all that we do.

4. We Work with Respect and Humility, Aligned with the National Culture of Tonga.

  • We value honesty, conviction, humility, and respect in all our interactions.
  • We fearlessly confront difficult questions, remaining open to listening, adapting, and learning as we progress towards our goals.
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