Key facts on New Zealand-GCC trade

Gulf Cooperation Council economies are New Zealand’s eighth largest trade partner

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The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is made up of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain

The GCC is New Zealand’s eighth largest trading partner (with the UAE and Saudi Arabia being the key markets).

The GCC countries are our eighth largest export destination.

Latest trade figures show New Zealand exports to GCC economies in 2021 totalled NZ$1.87 billion, comprising $1.79 billion in goods and $76 million in services.

New Zealand imports from GCC economies totalled NZ$2.91 billion in 2021, comprising $2.86 billion in goods and $45 million in services.

An info-graphic depicting NZ exports and imports to GCC economies..


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