New Zealand 2019

Statista Country Report

New Zealand 2019 New Zealand is a high income country with a population growth of 0.9% in 2018. Real GDP growth at 3.1% was slower and real GDP per capita at US$31,830 was higher than average in 2018. Fitch Solutions rates the overall operational risk of New Zealand with 77.5 in 2019, meaning the risk increased compared to the previous year. Find out more about New Zealand in our report focusing on the general economy, trade and investment, society, consumers, retail and eCommerce markets, infrastructure, and politics. The Statista Country Report provides a comprehensive overview of the economy of New Zealand, which can be relevant for manufacturing, foreign direct investment and the importing and exporting business. It is a market entry report suited for everybody who wants to open a business or sell their product/service in a new country.
Gain insight into the major trends in New Zealand in order to assess the risks and opportunities relevant for international business. The Statista Country Reports feature statistics, forecasts, survey results, and analyses in a form that is easy to understand and adopt. They allow regional comparisons than can be used for market research, risk assessment or for the strategy development, planning, and execution of business operations.

What's covered in the Country Report?

  • Economic conditions, public finances, and detailed information on the labor force
  • Imports, exports, foreign direct investments
  • Fitch Solutions operational risk indices
  • Demographics, consumption, and income
  • Infrastructure and digitalization
  • Brick-and-mortar retail and eCommerce
  • Business culture and local habits
  • Infrastructure
  • Government structure, overview of stability and threats, and the political environment

Key insights featured in the report include:

  • Gross national product data with growth rates and forecast
  • Inflation and interest rates
  • Obstacles for business and reputation of manufactured products
  • Government budget balance
  • Merchandise import and export values
  • Top global outward and inward FDI flows
  • Unemployment trends
  • Presence of global grocery chains and grocery market characteristics
  • eCommerce revenue forecast
  • Population forecasts and demographic transition
  • Household spending and income structure
  • Latest election results and political stability
Note: content may vary between reports. See table of content for detailed information.

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In the Statista Country Reports our analysts compile the most important data on a country in terms of economy, consumers, technology and politics. An overview of all Country Reports can be found here.


  • Overview
  • Executive summary

  • Economic conditions
  • Public finances
  • Labor force
  • Business environment

Trade & Investment
  • Merchandise trade
  • Commercial services
  • Investments

Fitch Solutions Risk Indices

    • Population
    • Income
    • Human Development Index

    Retail & Consumption
    • Consumption
    • eCommerce

    • Digital
    • Transport

    • Political profile
    • Political environment


    • Language: English
    • Released: April 2019
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