New Zealand

On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with New Zealand. 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: Parliamentary Democracy and a Commonwealth Realm
Population: 5.123 million (2021)
GDP: 249.9 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 28%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 10.50% - 39%
Major Exports:  Concentrated Milk ($11.1B), Sheep and Goat Meat ($4.35B), Rough Wood ($4.31B), Frozen Bovine Meat ($3.77B), and Butter ($3.28B), exporting mostly to China ($22.5B), Australia ($8.03B), United States ($7.18B), Japan ($3.76B), and South Korea ($2.06B).
Major Imports:  Cars ($3.79B), Refined Petroleum ($1.75B), Crude Petroleum ($1.72B), Delivery Trucks ($1.45B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($1.15B), importing mostly from China ($10.2B), Australia ($6.7B), United States ($3.22B), Japan ($2.87B), and Thailand ($2.11B).