ADB has been supporting the Cook Islands since 1976, having committed loans totaling $128.4 million, grants of $1.8 million, and technical assistance worth $15.4 million. Cumulative loan and grant disbursements to the Cook Islands amount to $116.6 million.
Number of shares held:
282 (0.003% of total shares)
39,396 (0.296% of total membership, 0.455% of total regional membership)
Overall capital subscription:
Paid-in capital subscription:
Life in the outer islands of the Cook Islands has been transformed with the transition to clean, affordable, and reliable solar power.
The Pacific Approach, 2021–2025 serves as ADB’s operational framework in the region and as its partnership strategy for the 12 small Pacific island countries.
This policy brief considers whether central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) can promote the accessibility of financial services in Pacific island countries and the design choices involved in their development.
Well-focused technical assistance, aimed mainly at building capacity and strengthening governance, will remain an integral part of ADB support to the Cook Islands.