New Zealand goods exports rose 17% yoy to NZD 6.0B in June. Goods imports rose 24% yoy to NZD 5.7B. Monthly trade balance reported NZD 261m surplus, slightly below expectation of NZD 297m.
Exports to all top trading partners were up, including China (40%), EU (21%), Australia (9.5%), Japan (13%) and US (2.9%). Imports from all top trading partners were up too, including EU (51%), China (17%), Japan (69%), USA (52%) and AU (18%).