About Us

Business Trade Investment Board


What is BTIB and what do we do?


The BTIB is a government funded agency that operates under the Development Investment Act 1995-96. The BTIB’s objectives are to:

·        Encourage and facilitate the participation of Cook Islands in investment and in the ownership, management and control of investment and business.

·        Promote, coordinate and facilitate trade to, from and within the Cook Islands.

·        Promote, foster and assist the establishment of investment in the Cook Islands

·        Regulate, monitor and control the direction of foreign investment in the Cook Islands.

The functions of the BTIB include: Development, Investment, Trade and Business.


Our agency is responsible for the promotion of trade, investment and business in the Cook Islands, the promotion and monitoring of foreign investments and to encourage the participation of Cook Islanders in trade investment and business.

BTIB Newsletter - January 2016

BTIB Newsletter - February 2016

BTIB Newsletter - March 2016

BTIB Newsletter - April - May 2016

BTIB Newsletter - June 2016