Economy of New Zealand

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery and equipment, vehicles, aircraft, petroleum, electronics, textiles, plastics
Import partnersChina 16.4%, Australia 15.2%, US 9.3%, Japan 6.5%, Singapore 4.8%, Germany 4.4% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesdairy products, meat, wood and wood products, fish, machinery
Export partnersAustralia 21.1%, China 15%, US 9.2%, Japan 7% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsdairy products, lamb and mutton; wheat, barley, potatoes, pulses, fruits, vegetables; wool, beef; fish
Industrial productsfood processing, wood and paper products, textiles, machinery, transportation equipment, banking and insurance, tourism, mining
Economy
Unemployment6.40 % (2013)6.90 % (2012)6.50 % (2011)
Unemployment of New Zealand
GDP - Official Exchange Rate181 Billion $ (2013)168 Billion $ (2012)164 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of New Zealand
GDP growth rate2.50 % (2013)2.70 % (2012)1.30 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of New Zealand
GDP per Capita (PPP)30,400 $ (2013)29,500 $ (2012)28,500 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of New Zealand
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity136 Billion $ (2013)131 Billion $ (2012)126 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of New Zealand
GDP PPP per land area508 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)489 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)470 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of New Zealand
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate2.50 % (2009)5.00 % (2008)8.25 % (2007)
Central bank discount rate of New Zealand
Commercial bank prime lending rate5.70 % (2013)5.82 % (2012)6.11 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of New Zealand
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP5.00 % (2013)5.00 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP25.5 % (2013)25.3 % (2012)
Services % of GDP69.5 % (2013)69.7 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals2.47 Million (2012)2.51 Million (2011)2.44 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of New Zealand
International tourism, number of departures2.17 Million (2012)2.09 Million (2011)2.03 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of New Zealand
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio57.1 % (2012)58.5 % (2011)55.7 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of New Zealand
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)38.4 % of GDP (2013)38.1 % of GDP (2012)36.1 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of New Zealand
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-4.06 % of GDP (2012)-2.94 % of GDP (2011)-2.35 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of New Zealand
Current Account Balance (Total)-8.36 Billion $ (2013)-8.51 Billion $ (2012)-6.71 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of New Zealand
External Debt (Total)81.4 Billion $ (2013)85.2 Billion $ (2012)91.1 Billion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of New Zealand
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)44.9 % of GDP (2013)50.9 % of GDP (2012)55.5 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of New Zealand
External Debt per Capita18,639 $ (2013)19,681 $ (2012)21,227 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of New Zealand