New Zealand

U.S. Trade with New Zealand in 2021

Export Market Rank
#40 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$538.77 Million
3-Year Average
$555.9 Million
Compound Average Growth
2.6% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to New Zealand in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Dairy Products $115.7 Million 77,634 $98.48 Million 3%
Distillers Grains $71.24 Million 249,577 $33.32 Million 2219066%
Pork & Pork Products $40.03 Million 11,369 $27.5 Million 50%
Dog & Cat Food $39.9 Million 19,698 $34.82 Million 53%
Food Preparations $31.71 Million 1,841 $32.28 Million 66%
Fresh Fruit $28.1 Million 11,060 $35.1 Million -21%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $18.62 Million 4,158 $14.2 Million 68%
Tree Nuts $16.8 Million 2,909 $20.97 Million 21%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $15.08 Million 41,971 $10.29 Million 146%
Forest Products $15.05 Million --- $11.7 Million 96%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

New Zealand: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The New Zealand Productivity Commission submitted a report to the Government of New Zealand recommending that a review should be done on regulation of genetic modification to ensure it is fit for purpose and supports domestic innovation. Other than that, there have been no recent significant official changes to the genetically engineered (GE) policies established by the New Zealand government.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

New Zealand: Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual

The outlook for the 2022/23 apple season in New Zealand is much more optimistic with the opening of international borders following COVID-19 restrictions. While the last two apple harvests were severely impacted by the lack of labor, the return of overseas workers under the Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme is expected to help allow a recovery in production, with the forecast up 12 percent from the previous year’s estimated crop.
World Production, Markets, and Trade Report

Dairy Monthly Imports

This monthly report includes information on U.S. and global imports of dairy products, including maximum quantities that can be imported under tariff-rate quota licensing.

News and Features

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...
Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will sponsor seven agribusiness trade missions in 2020 to grow and diversify export opportunities around the world for America’s farmers and ranchers, Under Secretary for...

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