Cook Islands and ADB

ADB supports the Cook Islands in strengthening resilience against climate and economic shocks and in its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cook Islands Facts

ADB's Work in the Cook Islands

The Cook Islands consists of 15 small islands scattered over an exclusive economic zone of 1.8 million square kilometers. The country is vulnerable to external shocks, including the impacts of climate change and natural hazards, and its economy is reliant on tourism.

Since 1976, ADB has committed 59 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $223.2 million to the Cook Islands.

Data: Cook Islands

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.

Development indicators for the Cook Islands, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.

Contact: Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO)

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

Cook Islands Pacific Country Office
P.O. Box 3338
Kaititera Part Section 105, Avarua
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
  Tel: +682 22697

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

Last updated: 22 December 2022