Kia Orana. Welcome to BTIB.

Photographer Credit to:
David Kirkland


Business Trade & Investment Board builds strategic partnerships to nurture Cook Islands businesses and key driver in facilitating economic growth. We promote Trade, here and abroad, liaise with industry sectors to assist with the development of potential products for export markets. We encourage, manage and regulate Foreign Investments and promote required areas for Foreign Investment. Importantly, we promote entrepreneurship in our community and support new Start Up Businesses for best outcomes. For more information about any of our services, please email [email protected] or contact our offices +682 24292 from 8am to 4pm – Monday to Friday. We look forward to assisting you further.

We’ve made it easier for you.

We’ve redesigned BTIB’s website to make it easier for Cook Island businesses, foreign investors, and anyone who want to get the support they need to grow, and to understand where BTIB can help.

Check out Te Makete, it means (The Market), an online platform to promote and connect local small businesses to potential consumers. View first-hand stories from local businesses here in the Cook Islands including our Pa Enua (Outer Islands).

You can also find useful information on how to start your own business and expand through BTIB’s core business services. 

If you are interested in investing and doing business in the Cook Islands, we can help you as well.  We have a friendly team of people that will assist you in this area.

We hope you will enjoy exploring our new website.

For more information, contact us today.

Our Partnerships – Ministries & Agencies

Ministry of Internal Affairs – Employment Services

The Competition & Regulatory Authority

Ministry of Finance & Economic Development