New Zealand Imports  1960-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

New Zealand imports climbed 5.7 percent year-on-year to NZD 5121 billion in May of 2018, compared to a downwardly revised 14.5 percent jump in the previous month. Slower growth was mainly explained by aircrafts and parts (+40.0 percent vs +113.6 percent in April) and a plunge in oil & products (-30.1 percent vs +55.6 percent). In contrast, the growth clip of vehicles, parts & accessories edged up (+25.1 percent vs +24.5 percent). Among top import partners, purchases rose at a slower rate from Japan (+18.8 percent vs +47.0 percent). In contrast, imports from China rebounded 11.0 percent after edging down 0.3 percent. Imports in New Zealand averaged 1603.42 NZD Million from 1960 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5835.58 NZD Million in November of 2017 and a record low of 37.85 NZD Million in April of 1962.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-26 10:45 PM Imports N$4.94B N$4.26B N$4.85B N$4.63B
2018-05-23 10:45 PM Imports N$4.79B N$4.95B N$4.65B N$4.51B
2018-06-26 10:45 PM Imports N$5.12B N$4.77B N$5.1B N$5.52B
2018-07-24 10:45 PM Imports N$5.12B N$5.4B
2018-08-23 10:45 PM Imports N$5.1B
2018-09-25 09:45 PM Imports N$5.4B


New Zealand Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 294.00 193.00 1157.64 -1387.99 NZD Million [+]
Exports 5415.00 4961.00 5508.34 19.68 NZD Million [+]
Imports 5121.00 4768.00 5835.58 37.85 NZD Million [+]
Current Account 180.00 -2745.00 1411.00 -6102.00 NZD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -3.40 -0.90 -8.90 percent [+]
External Debt 273275.00 270566.00 273275.00 67673.00 NZD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 1445.00 1472.00 1472.00 796.00 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 105.00 1479.00 7149.00 -3332.00 NZD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 122.00 3167.00 3167.00 -7322.00 NZD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 222079.00 283910.00 513349.00 40.00 [+]
Terrorism Index 0.61 0.23 1.19 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 4.00 12.00 75.00 0.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 23.00 27.00 72.00 15.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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New Zealand Imports

New Zealand imports mainly vehicles (13 percent), nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances (13 percent), fuels (10 percent), electrical machinery and equipment (8 percent), plastics (4 percent) and aircraft, spacecraft (4 percent). Its major import partners are: China (20 percent of total imports), Australia and the US (12 percent each), Japan (7 percent), Germany (5 percent), Thailand and South Korea (4 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - New Zealand Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. New Zealand Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5121.00 4768.00 5835.58 37.85 1960 - 2018 NZD Million Monthly




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