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Improving the environment for private sector development in Tonga

Lisiate К»A К»Akolo

Improving the environment for private sector development in Tonga

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Published by Central Planning Department in Nukuʼ Alofa, Tonga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tonga,
  • Tonga.
    • Subjects:
    • Privatization -- Tonga.,
    • Tonga -- Economic conditions.,
    • Tonga -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by a Tongan consultant team lead by Lisiate ʻA ʻAkolo.
      ContributionsTonga. Central Planning Dept.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC686 .A37 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL463818M
      LC Control Number98183400

        Editor’s Note: This brief is part of the Brookings Blum Roundtable Policy Briefs, which details the role of the private sector in the Author: Homi Kharas. The role of the private sector has come into sharp focus at recent global conferences, including the Addis Ababa Forum, SDG Summit, G, and World Economic Forum, as governments and institutions, including the World Bank Group, increasingly seek to tap private capital for development projects. DFID’s private sector development strategy 22 A DfID’s core PsD competencies 23 A access, Competition & engagement (aCe) 24 4 Working with business for sustainable development 26 A New approaches to business: pushing the boundaries 27 A growth and the investment climate 32 A successful and responsible: managing social andFile Size: 1MB.


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Comes from the private sector. But the growth of Tonga’s private sector has been hampered by a number of constraints, which has resulted in the low productivity of investment. Removing them would make Tonga an attractive, low-cost place to do business. Businesses would start or expand and employment would increase.

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