World Bank says Pacific households may be at risk as pandemic lowers flow of remittances

'Oku 'i lalo ha fakamatala fakaTonga ki he ongoongo' ni

Remittances to Pacific islands, including Tonga, could drop dramatically as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. A World Bank report said households could be put at risk because of the projected decline. Remittances – money sent home by Tongans working overseas accounts for 37.6% of the kingdom’s GDP. Tonga is the largest receiver of remittances…

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