Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) fell to 51.3% in New Zealand in 2016

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | New Zealand | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 46.3 % in 1970 in New Zealand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.88 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in New Zealand reached an all time high of 68.5 % in 2000 and an all time low of 43.3 % in 1971. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Australia amounted to 26.2 %, 28.7 % in Indonesia, 87.1 % in Malaysia and 42.6 % in Philippines in 1970.

New Zealand has been ranked 54th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP.

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 42.0% 43.3% 41.3% 42.6% 41.5%
Cambodia % 114% 121% 130% 130% 128%
China % 50.6% 48.1% 46.6% 44.9% 39.5%
Indonesia % 50.2% 49.6% 48.6% 48.1% 41.9%
Malaysia % 155% 148% 143% 138% 133%
New Zealand % 59.2% 57.0% 56.0% 55.0% 54.4%
Papua New Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Philippines % 67.7% 64.9% 60.2% 61.5% 62.7%
Singapore % 380% 371% 366% 359% 329%
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 140% 138% 133% 132% 126%
Vietnam % 163% 157% 165% 170% 179%