The Cook Islands’ government actively encourages foreign direct investment and the establishment of new enterprises and business activities that make a positive contribution to the economic and social development of the country. BTIB’s Foreign Investment Division continuously promotes the Cook Islands as a desirable and attractive investment area including:
- Promoting, facilitating and coordinating of private sector development and investment.
- Encouraging, monitoring and regulating foreign investment.
- Advising relevant parties on policies and strategies to encourage investment in desired in priority development areas
- Assisting, facilitating and coordinating the efficient processing of investment proposals
The Foreign Investment division operates in conjunction with other relevant Government agencies and stakeholders such as Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration as well as Ministry of Finance and Economic Management to facilitate your investment into the country. Our intention is to ensure that your investment contributes significantly to the economic development of the Cook Islands.
The Trade Information Portal has been developed to provide information that will help you process your Foreign Investment application. In addition to the process, it also contains an extensive list of Legislations that is applicable to Foreign Investment.