New Zealand Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.
New Zealand monthly trade data
New Zealand quarterly trade data

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Overall Exports and Imports for New Zealand 2016

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 33,870 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 36,213 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 3,863 products are exported to 212 countries and 4,289 products are imported from 224 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by New Zealand along with trade value are:

  • New Zealand exported Milk and cream in solid forms of >1.5% fat, uns , worth US$ 3,171,250.05 million.
  • New Zealand exported Butter and other fats and oils derived from mil , worth US$ 1,719,482.34 million.
  • New Zealand exported Untreated coniferous wood in the rough... , worth US$ 1,632,198.73 million.
  • New Zealand exported Frozen boneless bovine meat , worth US$ 1,579,500.19 million.
  • New Zealand exported Other fruit, fresh, nes , worth US$ 1,201,385.36 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by New Zealand along with trade value are

  • New Zealand imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 1,779,676.68 million.
  • New Zealand imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 1,522,257.19 million.
  • New Zealand imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 1,198,759.41 million.
  • New Zealand imported Aircraft nes of an unladen weight exceeding 15, , worth US$ 786,550.50 million.
  • New Zealand imported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 673,087.99 million.

New Zealand top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

The top five countries to which New Zealand exported 2016 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. New Zealand exports to China worth US$ 6,590 million, with a partner share of 19.46 percent.
  2. New Zealand exports to Australia worth US$ 5,781 million, with a partner share of 17.07 percent.
  3. New Zealand exports to United States worth US$ 3,701 million, with a partner share of 10.93 percent.
  4. New Zealand exports to Japan worth US$ 2,079 million, with a partner share of 6.14 percent.
  5. New Zealand exports to Korea, Rep. worth US$ 1,043 million, with a partner share of 3.08 percent.

The top five countries to which New Zealand imported goods 2016 along with the share in percentage are

  1. New Zealand imports from China worth US$ 7,237 million, with a partner share of 19.98 percent.
  2. New Zealand imports from Australia worth US$ 4,556 million, with a partner share of 12.58 percent.
  3. New Zealand imports from United States worth US$ 4,100 million, with a partner share of 11.32 percent.
  4. New Zealand imports from Japan worth US$ 2,569 million, with a partner share of 7.09 percent.
  5. New Zealand imports from Germany worth US$ 1,756 million, with a partner share of 4.85 percent.

New Zealand Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2016

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2016 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.

Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by New Zealand in 2016 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 218.57.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 2.13.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 1.27.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 26,028,818.24 and duty free tariff line items share is 63.08.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.11.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.12.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is 75.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is 5,208.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) 2013.

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year 2013 is 0.31.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year 2013 is 0.11.

New Zealand World Development Indicators (WDI) 2016

Key Development Indicators of New Zealand in 2016 are below


New Zealand Doing Business 2018

  • The ease of doing business rank for New Zealand is 1.
  • The trade across border rank is 56.
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New Zealand Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA),

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for is not available.

New ZealandLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for New Zealand in 2016 is 3.39.
  • The LPI rank is 37.

New Zealand Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for New Zealand is 11.