43152-012: Economic Support Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


To maintain fiscal responsibility in the short term, while ensuring social sector expenditure is protected, the government will need to reduce planned expenditure, and continue critical reforms to address underlying structural constraints. If these constraints are not removed, sound fiscal management and increased economic resilience will not be achievable. Possible government responses comprise fiscal, structural, and social policy measures, supported by prudent monetary policy. The ... Read More

Country Tonga
Project Number 43152-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 0185
Approval Date 03 Dec 2009
Closing Date 30 Jun 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 10,000
Geographical Location Tonga - national
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Economic affairs management
Public expenditure and fiscal management
Social protection initiatives
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Indigenous People: C


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