Net foreign assets reached -80.0 NZD bil in 2018 in New Zealand, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.0 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, net foreign assets in New Zealand reached an all time high of 3.07 NZD bil in 1987 and an all time low of -90.8 NZD bil in 2019. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, net foreign assets in Australia amounted to -360 AUD bil, 1,442,536 IDR bil in Indonesia, 306 MYR bil in Malaysia and 4,461 PHP bil in Philippines in 2018.
New Zealand has been ranked 144th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of net foreign assets, 19 places above the position seen 10 years ago.