Imports (As % of GDP) rose 3.78% to 0.265% in New Zealand in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | New Zealand | December 2, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP rose 3.78% to 0.265% in New Zealand in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

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 135th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 2 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australia % 0.213% 0.215% 0.215% 0.215% 0.206%
Cambodia % 0.677% 0.670% 0.661% 0.657% 0.641%
China % 0.221% 0.214% 0.181% 0.173% 0.179%
Indonesia % 0.247% 0.244% 0.208% 0.183% 0.192%
Malaysia % 0.671% 0.645% 0.619% 0.601% 0.631%
New Zealand % 0.272% 0.272% 0.269% 0.257% 0.264% ...
Papua New Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Philippines % 0.296% 0.301% 0.319% 0.351% 0.386%
Singapore % 1.72% 1.69% 1.51% 1.39% 1.45%
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 0.653% 0.625% 0.572% 0.535% 0.542%
Vietnam % 0.815% 0.831% 0.890% 0.911% 0.988%