New Zealand

In fiscal year 2013, U.S. exports of agricultural and related products to New Zealand reached $432 million, while U.S. agricultural imports from New Zealand totaled $2.4 billion. Top U.S. agricultural exports include fresh fruit, dairy products, pet food, pork and prepared food.

New Zealand is a strong advocate of deregulation and supports science- and risk-based approaches to trade. New Zealand is participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, offering further opportunities to break down trade barriers and expand market access for U.S. food and agricultural products.

Data & Analysis

May 21, 2015
The sustained trend of reducing orchard area over the last decade has come to an end over the last two years and after 2014’s 200 hectare increase now stands at 9,049ha.
May 21, 2015
Milk Production for New Zealand in 2015 is likely to be reduced by 2.2% from 2014 to consolidate down to 21.4 million metric tons.
April 16, 2015
The Calendar Year 2015 grape harvest is forecast at 355,000 metric tons (MT) from 36,000 hectares (ha).