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New Zealand is a state in the southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean, located on two large islands separated by the Cook Strait.
Area: 268,021 km²
Population: 4.886 million (2018). Ethnicity: Europeans (mostly Brits): 78%, Maori (indigenous): 10%, other Polynesians: 4%, Asians: about 8%.
Languages: English, Maori (both are state languages).
Features: the country has the access to the sea.
Capital city: Wellington, 360 624 people. (2019)
Five largest cities in New Zealand
Auckland 1,208,094 people
Christchurch 360 765
Wellington 360 624
Hamilton 184 905
Napier Hastings 118 404
Economy. GDP volume: 207 billion USD (2019). GDP annual growth rate: 12.4% (Q2 / 20), GDP per capita: USD 38,993 (2019), GDP per capita in PPP: USD 42,888 (2019). Annual inflation rate: 1.5% (Q2/20). Salary: 33.37 NZD/hour | 3,517 USD/month (Q2/20). Unemployment rate: 4% (Q2/20) Corruption rank: 1.
According to the World Bank's "Doing Business" rating, New Zealand ranks 64th out of 190 countries. Currency: New Zealand dollar.
Main sectors of the economy: the main export sectors of the country's economy are traditionally considered to be agriculture, fishing and seafood processing,
timber and woodworking industry. It is these industries that account for more than a half of the country's export earnings.
A characteristic feature of the country is the almost complete absence of large industrial enterprises and branches of heavy industry. However, in the country
there are about 15,000 companies engaged in the production of industrial products for various sectors of the economy. A large share of production is export-oriented.
Industrial companies generate a total of about 15% of GNP. The bulk of industrial production is focused on meeting the needs of road transport, aviation and the defense industry, as well as on the production of electronic products and in the high technology industry.
Cumulative exports from New Zealand totaled 39 billion USD in 2019. The decrease in the supply of goods from New Zealand in value terms was 0.75% compared to 2018: the export of goods/services decreased by 299 million USD (in 2018, goods worth 39 billion USD were supplied from the country).
13.4% (5.3 billion USD): Meat and edible meat offal
8.38% (3.31 billion USD): Wood and wood products; charcoal
5.69% (2.25 billion USD): Edible fruits and nuts; peel of citrus fruits or melons
3.82% (1.51 billion USD): Ready products from cereals, flour, starch or milk; flour confectionery
3.62% (1.43 billion USD): Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and vinegar
3.11% (1.23 billion USD): Boilers, equipment and mechanical devices; their parts
2.57% (1.01 billion USD): Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates
2.32% (918 million USD): Miscellaneous food products
Total imports to New Zealand were 42 billion USD in 2019. The decrease in the supply of goods in value terms was 3.34% compared to 2018: the imports of goods decreased by 1.46 billion USD. In 2018, goods and services in the amount of 43 billion USD were imported to New Zealand).