New Zealand

U.S. Trade with New Zealand in 2022

Export Market Rank
#42 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$519.09 Million
3-Year Average
$532.63 Million
Compound Average Growth
1.7% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to New Zealand in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Dairy Products $106.91 Million 66,970 $97.94 Million -10%
Distillers Grains $75.1 Million 233,853 $41.05 Million ---
Dog & Cat Food $33.27 Million 12,229 $35.53 Million 4%
Food Preparations $31.83 Million 1,743 $33.55 Million 14%
Fresh Fruit $28.81 Million 11,526 $34.44 Million -17%
Pork & Pork Products $25.34 Million 4,557 $27.33 Million 1%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $21.66 Million 60,490 $11.84 Million 235%
Distilled Spirits $17.69 Million --- $19.54 Million -21%
Tree Nuts $15.83 Million 2,595 $21.17 Million -9%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $15.15 Million 4,029 $14.61 Million 43%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

New Zealand: Livestock and Products Annual

Since reaching peak numbers in 2016, the New Zealand national cattle herd has been gradually declining, and this is expected to continue in 2024.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

New Zealand: FAIRS Annual Country Report

New Zealand has strict biosecurity rules for plant and animal products but also imports large volumes of food and beverage products.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

New Zealand: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

This report lists the major export certificates and other documentation required by the Government of New Zealand for U.S. exporters and food and agricultural products.

News and Features

With research and development funds provided by the FAS Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops Program, FAS and ARS are working to produce compostable PLU labels. They are collaborating with the International Fresh Produce Association and Sinclair Systems International to meet the EU standards. The goal is to develop adhesives that are both food-safe and compostable. When achieved, this will allow American companies to export fruits and vegetables as usual while helping to decrease food waste and methane emissions.
Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, and the United States issued a joint statement following the conclusion of the 2022 APEC Food Security Ministers Meeting hosted by Thailand.
Seven USDA-led Agricultural Trade Missions are scheduled for next year in continuing efforts to increase export opportunities. USDA Radio’s Rod Bain talks to Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney about the 2020 trade...

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