International Trade in New Zealand

International Trade in New Zealand

After a growth rate of more than 2% in 2005, 2006, and 2007, New Zealand's GDP dropped in 2008-2009 due to the slowdown of the global economy. The country showed eighteen months of negative growth before its GDP became stable and restarted its growth again in 2010. This improvement was... Read more

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Overview About International Trade in New Zealand

Main Industry Sectors

New Zealand is one of the smallest economies of the OECD and it is still heavily dependent on agricultural products. Agriculture is New Zealand's main source of exports. In 2008, dairy products accounted for 21% of New Zealand's total exports. The other main agricultural products that New Zealand exports are meat, wood, fruit and fishing products. New Zealand also has a thriving wine industry. The country is rich in many natural resources, in particular, gas, oil and coal.

The services sector accounts for more than two-thirds of the GDP and employs nearly 65% of the workforce. Tourism, which has been growing rapidly in recent years, is one of the country's most important sources of foreign-exchange revenues. The sectors of retail and wholesale trade, restaurants and hotels are major components of the economy of New Zealand, accounting for almost 25% of the services sector. The quality of the transport infrastructures play an essential role in the country's economic growth.

 

Economic Overview

After a growth rate of more than 2% in 2005, 2006, and 2007, New Zealand's GDP dropped in 2008-2009 due to the slowdown of the global economy. The country showed eighteen mont...

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