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Trade in New Zealand

New Zealand was the world’s 64th largest exporter of goods and 63rd largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $45.10 billion and $11.45 billion USD respectively. New Zealand’s top export category was Agricultural products, followed by Manufactures, and Machinery and transport equipment. In 2022, New Zealand’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to China, Australia and United States, with trade representing 53.81 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, New Zealand is the world’s 60th largest importer of goods and 53rd largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $54.22 billion and $16.85 billion USD respectively in 2022. New Zealand’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment and Transport equipment. Leading import partners were China, Australia and United States. New Zealand is part of 15 different Regional Trade Agreements, including ASEAN – Australia – New Zealand and Australia – New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (ANZCERTA).
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

New Zealand





WTO Membership Date

1 January 1995

Legal System

common law system, based on English model, with special legislation and land courts for the Maori


English (de facto), Maori

Number of Time Zone(s)


Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.


New Zealand dollar

Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited Auckland - Auckland, New Zealand - SWIFT: ANZBNZ22102

  • ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited Christchurch - Christchurch, New Zealand - SWIFT: ANZBNZ22797

  • ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited Wellington - Wellington, New Zealand - SWIFT: ANZBNZ22058

  • ASB Bank Ltd - Auckland, New Zealand - SWIFT: ASBBNZ2AITS

  • Bank of New Zealand - Auckland, New Zealand - SWIFT: BKNZNZ22

  • Citibank NA Auckland - Auckland, New Zealand - SWIFT: CITINZ22

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

Copyright Offices

  • Corporate Governance and Intellectual Property Policy Team

  • Small Business, Competition and Consumer Branch

  • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Industrial Property Offices

  • Office for Tokelau Affairs

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • New Zealand SPS
    Sally Griffin
    SPS Contact Point Manager/Senior Policy Analyst
    Phone: +(64 4) 894 0431

    Charles Fergusson Building
    34-38 Bowen St
    PO Box 2526

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Standards New Zealand
    Phone: +(644) 89 65126

    Level 2,
    15 Stout Street, Wellington 6011;
    Private Bag 2439, Wellington 6140

    [email protected]

Additional Information

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Links to other helpful resources

This section includes additional links to trade-related resources.

National Tariff Finder

Trade Information Portal

Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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