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. 

Data & Analysis

February 20, 2018
Despite abnormal weather patterns during October 2017 through January 2018, New Zealand milk production and exports are unlikely to be adversely affected.
February 14, 2018
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.
January 24, 2018
New Zealand has strict biosecurity rules for plant and animal products but also imports large volumes of food and beverage products.
December 27, 2017
There have been no recent 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.