Imports (As % of GDP) rose to 0.265% in New Zealand in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | New Zealand | December 2, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.265 % in 2017 in New Zealand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.78 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in New Zealand reached an all time high of 0.340 % in 1984 and an all time low of 0.209 % in 1972. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Australia amounted to 0.206 %, 0.192 % in Indonesia, 0.644 % in Malaysia and 0.409 % in Philippines in 2017.

New Zealand has been ranked 137th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 0.205% 0.218% 0.213% 0.215% 0.215%
Cambodia % 0.595% 0.627% 0.677% 0.670% 0.661%
China % 0.241% 0.227% 0.221% 0.214% 0.181%
Indonesia % 0.239% 0.250% 0.247% 0.244% 0.208%
Malaysia % 0.697% 0.685% 0.671% 0.645% 0.629%
New Zealand % 0.288% 0.282% 0.272% 0.272% 0.268%
Papua New Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Philippines % 0.357% 0.341% 0.322% 0.326% 0.343%
Singapore % 1.76% 1.74% 1.72% 1.68% 1.52%
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 0.688% 0.687% 0.653% 0.625% 0.572%
Vietnam % 0.835% 0.765% 0.815% 0.831% 0.890%