trade surplus

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First trade surplus for July month in five years as dairy prices lift

Thu 24 Aug 2

The annual deficit in the year to July was $3.21 billion versus $3.65 billion in the year to June.

Stats NZ international statistics senior manager Daria Kwon says "the milk powder, butter, and cheese group continues to be a key export commodity"

June trade surplus $242 million, boosted by dairy exports

Wed 26 Jul

Exports rose 11% on the year to $4.7 billion.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

NZ posts trade surplus in April as gold kiwifruit, apples drive exports

Wed 25 May

The trade surplus of $292 million in April.

Westpac Senior economist Michael Gordon

NZ posts bigger-than-forecast trade surplus in February

Thu 24 Mar

Exports were bolstered by a $267 million drilling platform.

ASB Bank rural economist Nathan Penny

Wood, dairy and fruit shipments produce trade surplus in January

Fri 26 Feb

Statistics NZ said the country had a merchandise trade surplus of $8.1 million in January.

Trade surplus bigger than expected in March

Wed 29 Apr

The annual trade deficit was $2.41 billion.


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