The main objective of the Centre is to promote businesses in areas of local & foreign investments, local industries, cooperatives and credit unions to increase the contribution of the private sector (business community) to the overall Kiribati gross national product (GNP), with the aim of raising the standard of living in Kiribati. It also aims to promote and facilitating support and services required. There are five divisions within BPC namely: Business Advisory and Training Division (BATD), Cooperative and Credit Union Promotion Division (CCUPD), Investment Promotion Division (IPD), Local Industry Promotion Division (LIPD) and the Trade Promotion Division (TPD)