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Overseas Merchandise Trade: May 2014
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  27 June 2014
Key facts

For May 2014 compared with May 2013:

  • Exports rose $528 million (13 percent) to $4.6 billion.
  • Milk powder, butter, and cheese led the increase in exports, up $327 million.
  • Exports to China rose $204 million to $868 million, and to Australia fell $81 million to $667 million.
  • Imports rose $283 million (7.0 percent) to $4.3 billion.
  • Vehicles, parts, and accessories led the increase in imports, up $114 million.
  • There was a trade surplus of $285 million (6.2 percent of exports).
  • The trend for exports is still at a high level, but it appears to be falling.

Graph, Merchandise trend values, monthly, March 2008 to May 2014.

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1178-0320
27 June 2014

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