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Cook Islands and ADB

Well-focused technical assistance, aimed mainly at building capacity and strengthening governance, will remain an integral part of ADB support to the Cook Islands.

Overview

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.


ADB Membership

Joined 1976

Shareholding and Voting Power

Number of shares held:
282 (0.003% of total shares)

Votes:
39,396 (0.296% of total membership, 0.455% of total regional membership)

Overall capital subscription:
$4.06 million

Paid-in capital subscription:
$0.2 million

In the Spotlight

Review of Opportunities for the Pacific WASH Sector

27 Dec 2021 | Publication

Review of Opportunities for the Pacific WASH Sector

This publication reviews the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector in the Pacific. It proposes recommendations to strengthen the sector to help address the pandemic and build long-term resilience and sustainability.

Pacific Energy Update 2021

27 Dec 2021 | Publication

Pacific Energy Update 2021

This publication provides an overview of active and proposed energy initiatives of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the Pacific region as of December 2021.

Pacific Urban Update 2021

23 Dec 2021 | Publication

Pacific Urban Update 2021

This publication provides an overview of active and proposed urban programs, projects, and technical assistance initiatives of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the Pacific region as of April 2021.

ADB-World Bank Partnership Helping Pacific Reach Development Goals

16 Dec 2021 | Article

ADB-World Bank Partnership Helping Pacific Reach Development Goals

In 2020, the World Bank Group cofinanced with ADB nine projects for a total of $1.3 billion, including three COVID-19-related projects.

Data: Cook Islands

GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.


Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.


Project Performance, 2000-2018

Contact

Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

91 Gordon Street
Suva, Fiji

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +679 3318101
  Fax +679 3318074
  E-mail

Cook Islands Pacific Country Office

Teupoko L. TAMA
Senior Country Officer
Kaititera Part Section 105, Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
  Tel +682 22697
  E-mail

Holidays 2022

The Cook Islands Pacific Country Office is closed on these dates.

New Year’s Day January 3 (Monday) in lieu of January 1
The Day After New Year’s Day January 4 (Tuesday)
Good Friday April 15 (Friday)
Easter Monday April 18 (Monday)
Queen's Birthday June 6 (Monday)
Ui Ariki Day July 1 (Friday)
Constitution Day August 4 (Thursday)
Gospel Day October 26 (Wednesday)
Christmas Day December 26 (Monday) in lieu of December 25
Boxing Day December 27 (Tuesday) in lieu of December 26

Last updated: 27 December 2021