New Caledonia

On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with New Caledonia. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.

It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.

Type of Government:  Parliamentarism and Representative Democracy
Population: 289,950 (2022)
GDP: 9.62 billion USD (2022)
Corporate Tax Rate: 0% - 31%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 0% - 40%
Major Exports: The top exports of New Caledonia are Ferroalloys ($1.39B), Nickel Ore ($825M), Nickel Mattes ($586M), Raw Nickel ($13M), and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($7.23M), exporting mostly to China ($1.79B), South Korea ($403M), Japan ($334M), Chinese Taipei ($57.1M), and Spain ($51.4M).
Major Imports: The top imports of New Caledonia are Refined Petroleum ($497M), Coal Briquettes ($377M), Cars ($106M), Packaged Medicaments ($73.6M), and Delivery Trucks ($66.1M), importing mostly from France ($816M), Australia ($595M), Singapore ($367M), China ($167M), and Malaysia ($157M).