Overseas trade statistics give you information about imports and exports of goods and services. Find out about:
- the value and quantity of imports, exports, and overseas cargo
- quarterly and annual changes in import and export volumes and prices
- trade surpluses and deficits.
Trade in goods measures physical items that are bought and sold (eg food or footwear).
Trade in services measures transactions where no physical product is traded (eg spending by international tourists, or providing advice to an overseas client).
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Overseas merchandise trade
Monthly information about the goods New Zealand imports and exports.
Overseas trade indexes
Quarterly information about changes in the volumes (levels) and prices of imported and exported goods, and change in the terms of trade. The terms of trade measures the changing volume of goods imports that can be funded by a fixed volume of exports.
Overseas cargo statistics
Information on the value and volume of cargo loaded and unloaded at New Zealand ports (information releases to year ended June 2007; data continues in Infoshare).
International trade in services
Information about international trade in transport (including international movement of passengers and freight), travel, and commercial services.
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Subject category: Imports and exports
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Reports and articles
Explore information we've gathered from research and analysis.
Global New Zealand – International trade, investment, and travel profile.
Find six-monthly tables about New Zealand's trade with different countries and regions.
Information about data
Get technical information such as classifications used, survey design, and a glossary of statistical terms.
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Harmonised system 2012
New Zealand trade classification and coding system that became effective in January 2012.