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Canada-Cook Islands fact sheet

Official Title:
Cook Islands

General Information

Capital: Avarua (Rarotonga)
Population (million): .00
Total Area: 240km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.15 New Zealand $ (NZD) (2019- 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. Tom Marsters

Head of Government:
Prime Minister, Hon. Henry Puna

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Henry Puna

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

Elections:

Economic Information (2019)

Comparative figures
Type Cook Islands Canada
GDP: ($ billion) .00 2,277.52
GDP per capita: ($) .00 60,806.37
GDP growth rate: (%) 0 1.64
Inflation: (%) 0 1.95
Unemployment: (%) 0 5.67

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2019)

Canadian exports to country: $475,274
Canadian imports from country: $82,997
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in the country: $ million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
n/a

Canadian Representation Abroad:
n/a

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 figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Cook Islands
Year Exports Imports
2015 $638,752 $112,259
2016 $486,486 $122,428
2017 $210,422 $58,241
2018 $1,202,876 $38,469
2019 $475,274 $82,997
21 HS Sections (2019)
Canada - Cook Islands
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $98
02 Veg. Prod. $ $63,089
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $ $
05 Mineral Prod. $ $
06 Chemical Prod. $ $
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $449,380 $205
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $23
09 Wood Prod. $ $
10 Paper Prod. $ $59
11 Textiles Prod. $ $61
12 Dress Access. $ $714
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ $
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $
15 Base Metal Prod. $ $2,095
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $25,894 $11,702
17 Vehicles and Equip. $ $566
18 Specialized Inst. $ $1,150
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $ $518
21 Antiques $ $2,717


September 2020
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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