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

September 12, 2016
With the dairy sector in the doldrums dairy cattle numbers are still being reduced to right size herds outweighing confidence in the beef sector where farmers have increased numbers.
August 25, 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.
August 12, 2016
For 2016 New Zealand grape production rebounded strongly, up by 34%, over 2015 to be 436,000 metric tons second only to the 2014 harvest of 445,000 metric tons.
July 21, 2016
This biannual report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in dairy products.