Exports from New Zealand increased 8.5 percent year-on-year to a record high of NZD 5.81 billion in May 2019, after a downwardly revised 10.8 percent in the previous month and above market consensus of NZD 5.61 billion, mainly driven by higher sales of milk powder, butter & cheese, which jumped 15.2 percent to NZD 1.29 billion. Also, sales rose for preparations of milk, cereals, fluor & starch (41.3 percent); meat & edible offal (1.3 percent); fruit (8.8 percent); and fish, crustaceans, & molluscs (35.3 percent), while exports of mechanical machinery & equipment dropped 3.9 percent. By destination, exports went up to China (29.1 percent), South Korea (15.7 percent), Japan (12.5 percent), and the US (11.8 percent). In contrast, sales fell to Australia (-2.4 percent) and the EU (-8.1 percent). Exports in New Zealand averaged 1391.33 NZD Million from 1951 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5810 NZD Million in May of 2019 and a record low of 19.68 NZD Million in August of 1954.

Exports in New Zealand is expected to be 4800.00 NZD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in New Zealand to stand at 4800.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the New Zealand Exports is projected to trend around 5300.00 NZD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-25 09:45 PM Exports N$4.82B N$4.33B N$4.7B N$4.6B
2019-04-25 10:45 PM Exports N$5.7B N$4.71B N$5.3B N$4.9B
2019-05-23 10:45 PM Exports N$5.55B N$5.6B N$5.35B N$5.1B
2019-06-24 10:45 PM Exports N$5.81B N$5.5B N$5.61B N$5.5B
2019-07-24 10:45 PM Exports N$5.81B N$ 4.8B
2019-08-23 10:45 PM Exports
2019-09-25 10:45 PM Exports


New Zealand Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 264.00 383.00 1157.64 -1579.92 NZD Million [+]
Current Account 680.00 -3260.00 1411.00 -6175.00 NZD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.60 -3.00 -0.10 -8.90 percent [+]
Imports 5541.00 5122.00 6133.86 37.85 NZD Million [+]
Exports 5805.00 5504.00 5805.00 19.68 NZD Million [+]
External Debt 278611.00 278355.00 280086.00 67673.00 NZD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 1414.00 1401.00 1472.00 796.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 725.00 1382.00 7646.00 -3332.00 NZD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -512.00 2246.00 3096.00 -7322.00 NZD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 307400.00 378270.00 529255.00 40.00 [+]
Terrorism Index 0.29 0.61 1.19 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 6.00 4.00 75.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 24.00 22.00 72.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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New Zealand Exports

New Zealand’s economy is greatly dependent on international trade. It’s been based traditionally on exports from its very efficient agricultural system. The country exports mainly dairy produce, birds' eggs, natural honey, edible products of animal origin (24 percent of total exports), meat and edible meat offal (14 percent), wood and articles of wood (7 percent), fruit and nuts, peel of citrus fruit or melons (5 percent) and beverages, spirits and vinegar (4 percent). The main export partners are China (18 percent of total exports), Australia (17 percent), the US (12 percent), Japan (6 percent), the UK and South Korea (3 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - New Zealand Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. New Zealand Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5805.00 5504.00 5805.00 19.68 1951 - 2019 NZD Million Monthly




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