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

January 4, 2017
New Zealand has strict biosecurity rules for plant and animal products but also imports large volumes of food and beverage products. This report outlines regulatory requirements...
December 23, 2016
New Zealand’s imports of consumer-oriented food products have trended upward over the past several years.
December 22, 2016
This report lists the major export certificates and other documentation required by the Government of New Zealand for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
December 21, 2016
There have been no significant official changes to the heavily regulated and cautious policies put in place by the Government of New Zealand (GONZ) for genetically engineered (GE) products.