Tonga asks Pacific countries to soften up on bio-security and import tarrifs

Tonga's Ministry of Labour and Commerce chief executive officer Edgar Cocker. Picture: KANIVA TONGA NEWS

APIA, 16 JULY 2018 (KANIVA TONGA NEWS) – Tonga has asked Pacific officials who were meeting in Samoa last week to reduce their import tariffs and soften up on their bio-security processes. They asked the Australian officials to reconsider their import restrictions on kava. Tonga also discussed certain bio-security problems including African snails, fruit flies, […]

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