Factsheet : Cook Islands

Official Title:
Cook Islands


General Information

Capital: Avarua (Rarotonga)
Population (million): .00
Total Area: 240km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.08335 New Zealand $ (NZD) (2016- Annual average)
National Holiday: Constitution Day, first Monday in August
Language(s): English, Maori


Political Information

Type of State:

Type of Government:
Parliamentary Democracy

Head of State:
Queen Elizabeth II rep. Sir Frederick GOODWIN

Head of Government:
Prime Minister, Hon. Jim Marurai

Ministers:
Foreign Affiars: Wilkie Rasmussen

Main Political Parties:
Democratic Alliance Party, New Alliance party, Cook Islands Party

Elections:


Economic Information (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Cook Islands Canada
GDP: ($ billion) .00 2,026.59
GDP per capita: ($) .00 55,938.56
GDP growth rate: (%) 0 1.43
Inflation: (%) 0 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 0 7

Product Trade and Investment (2016)

Canadian exports to country: $486,486
Canadian imports from country: $122,428
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Cook Islands: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
n/a

Canadian Representation Abroad:
n/a


May 2017
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Cook Islands
Year Exports Imports
2012 $435,203 $43,724
2013 $160,256 $361,486
2014 $149,963 $189,823
2015 $638,752 $112,259
2016 $486,486 $122,428
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Cook Islands
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $
02 Veg. Prod. $ $
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $ $10,727
05 Mineral Prod. $ $
06 Chemical Prod. $ $939
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $18,741 $
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $323
09 Wood Prod. $ $
10 Paper Prod. $ $14
11 Textiles Prod. $ $760
12 Dress Access. $ $23
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ $
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $102,108
15 Base Metal Prod. $ $66
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $455,854 $2,344
17 Vehicles and Equip. $ $160
18 Specialized Inst. $ $1,697
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $11,891 $25
21 Antiques $ $3,242