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

8-metre-tall carved Māori monument to be unveiled in Zonnebeke

Europe
Belgium

A new memorial honouring the role of New Zealand Māori and other service people in the First World War will be unveiled in the Passchendaele Memorial Park, next to the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Zonnebeke on Anzac Day, 25 April 2019.

New Zealand Speaker visits Germany

Europe
Germany

Rt Hon Trevor Mallard, Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, visited Berlin and Munich for a two day bilateral visit on 14-15 January 2019.

Europe and UK trade issues

Europe
United Kingdom

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