About Us

Business Trade Investment Board (BTIB)

What is BTIB and what do we do?

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.

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.

We encourage you to navigate your way around the website to find out more about information about what we do. If you would like to contact BTIB directly and wish to discuss matters relating to Trade, Investment in the Cook Islands, business loan or help with your business, please call our office on 24296 or email [email protected]. A BTIB Officer will respond to your email as soon as possible.