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About New Zealand

New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the Australian Continent. The country has 2 major islands and around 600 minor islands. The country ranks in the top 5 most reputed nations of the world.

The country boasts having an advanced market economy a high-income economy.

The economy of the country is based fishing, agriculture, forestry and Wool.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionPacific Region
Capital CityWellington
Government TypeParliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Official LanguagesEnglish,M?ori, NZ Sign Language
CurrencyNew Zealand dollar, NZD
Phone Code +64
Important CitiesAuckland, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier/Hastings, Dunedin, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Nelson
National DayIndependence Day ( Nov-25th )
GDP (nominal)USD 249.415 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking1
Primary IndustriesAgriculture – Dairy and Meat & Wool, Forestry, Horticulture – including viticulture, Seafood – including aquaculture and fishing, Food processing, textiles, machinery and transportation equipment, finance, tourism, mining
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsAustralia
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Australia,New Zealand,United States Security Treaty(ANZUS), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC), Commonwealth of Nations(CommonWealth), East Asia Summit(EAS), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council(PECC), Pacific Islands Forum(PIF), Pacific Community(SPC), Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP), United Nations(UN), Southeast Asia Treaty Organization(SEATO), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Major ExportsDairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Wood and Pulp, Fruits and Nuts, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Cereals & Pulses, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Machinery & Appliances, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Other Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Gems & Jewellery, Pharmaceutical Products
Major ImportsMachinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Plastics and Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Household Items & Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Chemical Products, Books and Papers, Fashion and Apparel, Cosmetics and Accessories, Rubber and Products, Gems & Jewellery
Total Exports ValueUSD 43.996 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 54.676 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 10.68 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaRegional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), bilateral free-trade agreements
Major Exports to IndiaWood and Pulp, Live Animals and Animal Products, Fruits and Nuts, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Other Products, Cereals & Pulses, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Chemical Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Vegetables and Related Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Plastics and Products
Major Imports from IndiaPharmaceutical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Gems & Jewellery, Silk & Textiles, Electrical Products, Fashion and Apparel, Plastics and Products, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Rubber and Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Chemical Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Spices, Cereals & Pulses
India's Imports ValueUSD 477.74 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 547.84 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 70.1 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for New ZealandHigh Commission of India
H.E. Ms. Neeta Bhushan
Honourable High Commissioner
Ranchhod Tower, Level 2, 102-112 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, Wellington

Embassy Details of New Zealand in IndiaNew Zealand
New Zealand High Commission
H.E. Mr. Patrick John Rata
High Commissioner
Sir Edmund Hillary MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-4688 3170 (O)

New Zealand
Consulate General of New Zealand in Mumbai
Mr. Grahan Paul Rouse
Consul General
Level 2, 3 North Avenue, Maker Maxity, Bandra Kurla Complex
022-61316666 (O)

New Zealand
Honorary Consulate of New Zealand in Chennai
H.E. Mr. Lakshminarayan Ganesh
Honorary Consul
Maithri, 132 Cathedral Road, Chennai-600 086
+91-44-2811 2286 (O)

New Zealand
Honorary Consulate of New Zealand in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Vikram Chopra
Honorary Consul