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: 5.124 million (2022)
GDP: 247.23 billion USD (2022)
Corporate Tax Rate: 28%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 10.50% - 39%
Major Exports: The top exports of New Zealand are Concentrated Milk ($6.99B), Sheep and Goat Meat ($2.79B), Butter ($2.78B), Frozen Bovine Meat ($2.71B), and Rough Wood ($2.3B), exporting mostly to China ($13.1B), Australia ($5.35B), United States ($5.07B), Japan ($2.75B), and South Korea ($1.69B). In 2022, New Zealand was the world's biggest exporter of Concentrated Milk ($6.99B), Butter ($2.78B), Rough Wood ($2.3B), Casein ($1.18B), and Honey ($273M).
Major Imports: The top imports of New Zealand are Refined Petroleum ($5.4B), Cars ($3.94B), Delivery Trucks ($1.32B), Gas Turbines ($1.28B), and Broadcasting Equipment ($1.2B), importing mostly from China ($11B), Australia ($7.3B), United States ($3.96B), South Korea ($3.45B), and Singapore ($3.3B).