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.