Overseas merchandise trade: May 2022 – Stats NZ information release

Overseas merchandise trade: May 2022 – information release

22 June 2022

Key facts

This release refers to trade in goods only.

May 2022 monthly values are actual and compared with May 2021.

  • Goods exports rose $1.1 billion (18 percent) to $7.0 billion.
  • Goods imports rose $1.3 billion (24 percent) to $6.7 billion.
  • The monthly trade balance was a surplus of $263 million.
  • Australia leads the monthly exports rise.
  • Imports were up from most top trading partners.

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