Overview: In 2018 New Zealand was the number 51 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 58 in total exports, the number 58 in total imports, and the number 49 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, New Zealand exported $40.1B and imported $40.9B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$817M. In 2018, New Zealand's exports per capita were $8.28k and its imports per capita were $8.45k.
Trade: The top exports of New Zealand are Concentrated Milk ($5.08B), Sheep and Goat Meat ($2.68B), Butter ($2.59B), Rough Wood ($2.49B), and Frozen Bovine Meat ($1.89B). The top imports of New Zealand are Cars ($3.28B), Crude Petroleum ($2.47B), Refined Petroleum ($2.15B), Delivery Trucks ($1.34B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($954M).
Destinations: New Zealand exports mostly to China ($9.75B), Australia ($6.17B), United States ($3.82B), Japan ($2.43B), and South Korea ($1.25B), and imports mostly from China ($7.42B), Australia ($5.75B), United States ($3.61B), Japan ($2.7B), and Singapore ($1.95B).
Location: New Zealand borders Australia, Fiji, Tonga, and Norfolk Island by sea.