New Zealand and China are close trading partners. China is New Zealand’s second largest source of imports and is our largest export market.

Exports to China

Latest trade figures show New Zealand exports to China total $16 billion, comprising $12.7 billion in goods and $3.4 billion in services.

Goods exports

New Zealand's major goods exports include:

  • Dairy (milk powder, butter and cheese)
  • Wood products
  • Meat products
  • Seafood products

Services exports

New Zealand's major services exports include:

  • Tourism
  • Education
  • Other transportation services

Imports from China

Latest trade figures show New Zealand imports from China are about $12 billion, comprising $11.4 billion in goods and $700 million in services.

New Zealand's major imports from China include:

  • Electronics
  • Clothing
  • Furniture
  • Toys