11 Jun 2014

Tonga fig trees could be used for bio-desel

11:07 am on 11 June 2014

Tonga is investigating selling fig trees to China where they will be used for bio-diesel for aircraft.

Tonga's Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Infrastructure, Samiu Vaipulu, told Radio Tonga fig trees exports could help Tonga's economy.

He says delegates from China will check the fig trees during a visit to this year's Tonga Royal Agricultural Show.