Trade Relations

  • 1. GDP

    1,82 billion US dollars (Nearly equally to a twenty-seventh of Japan)
    (Source: IMF, 2016)

    2. GDP per capita

    38,345 US dollars(Nearly equally to 38,917US dollars of Japan)
    (Source: IMF, 2016)

    3. Real GDP growth rate (%)

    12 months ended March

    2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017
    Real GDP growth rate (%) 2.7 2.5 1.9 3.1 3.5 3.0

    (Source: Stats NZ, 2017)

    4. Consumers price index(CPI)

    12 months ended March

    2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017
    CPI (%) 1.6 0.9 1.5 0.3 0.4 2.2

    (Source: Stats NZ, 2017)

    5. Unemployment rate

    12 months ended March

      2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017
    Unemployment rate (%) 6.8 6.2 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.0

    (Source: NZ Treasury, 2017)

    6. Total trade volume 102 billion dollars (Provisional)

      1. Export from NZ
        49 billion NZ dollars (Provisional)
      2. Import to NZ
        53 billion NZ dollars (Provisional)

    (Source: Stats NZ, 2017)

  • 7. Main commodities of overseas merchandise trade

    1. Exports of main commodities
      Dairy products(25.2%)
      Meat and edible offal(14.2%)
      Logs, wood, and wood articles(10.3%)
    2. Imports of main commodities
      Mechanical machinery and equipment(21.8%)
      Vehicles, parts, and accessories(13.6%)
      Mineral fuels(8.6%)

    (Source: Stats NZ, 2016)

  • 8. Main trade partner

    1. Export from NZ
      China(21%), Australia(17%), USA(11%), Japan(6%)
    2. Import to NZ
      China(20%), Australia(12%), USA(11%), Japan(7%)

    Note: Percentages for Both (1) and (2) are provisional.(Source: Stats NZ, 2017)

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