Our relationship with Luxembourg

New Zealand‘s main interaction with Luxembourg takes place through the EU and multilateral organisations.

Luxembourg is the second smallest of the EU states after Malta. It hosts a number of EU institutions (including the European Court of Justice and certain organs of the European Council and Parliament).

Trade

2014 statistics

Total trade in goods 

$6.6 million

 

Exports to Luxembourg

$637,000

Top exports: Toys and sports equipment

Imports from Luxembourg

$5.96 million

Top imports: Plastics

GDP

US$70 billion

 

Working holiday scheme

New Zealanders aged between 18 and 30 can apply for a 12-month working holiday visa for Luxembourg.

For more information, please visit Work and Travel Luxembourg (external link)

Embassies

Recent official visits

New Zealand to Luxembourg

  • April  2013: Foreign Minister McCully travelled to Luxembourg to meet with Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn.

News & Events

Centenary of the Liberation of Le Quesnoy

Europe
France

The official commemoration to mark the centenary of the liberation of Le Quesnoy by the New Zealand Division will be held in the township on 4 November 2018.

Europe and UK trade issues

Europe
United Kingdom

Latest update for New Zealand exporters on Europe and UK trade issues.

FONZ newsletter - Brussels

The FONZletter is our electronic newsletter for the Friends of New Zealand (FONZ) group in the European Parliament as well as other key contacts in EU institutions.

Battle of Passchendaele Centenary

Belgium
France
United Kingdom

The New Zealand National Commemoration for the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele will take place on 12 October 2017.