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 26, 2016
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
May 19, 2016
Dairy Farmers are now in the second year of below breakeven farmgate milk prices and have cut the national dairy cow herd number over the last eighteen months by five percent to 4.9 million head.
May 18, 2016
New Zealand deciduous fruit exports at 351,000 metric tons for MY2015/2016 are three percent greater than the previous forecast, because of an almost perfect growing season in the main growing region.
May 13, 2016
This monthly report includes information on U.S. and global imports of dairy products, including maximum quantities that can be imported under tariff-rate quota licensing.